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Name David Silva
Gender Male
Ethnic Spanish
Job Spanish Football Coach
Desc A midfield maestro capable of playing the game at his pace, speeding up and slowing down while painting a picture amid the frantic action in Premier League games. Silva has never been flustered and can always be relied upon to stand up in the most opportune moments, a cornerstone of the Manchester City era and a candidate for their best ever player, despite the money lavished on numerous other players


Org Spain National Team
Club as Player Manchester City

2014 08 16 Retrieve

[Manchester City’s David Silva wishing the fellow Spaniard well on Twitter, while the midfielder remains mindful of City’s Premier League opening match against Newcastle United] Best of luck to @AyozePG ‪(Ayoze Perez) in his new adventure in the UK, but after Sunday!

2017 02 03 Retrieve

[David Silva reveals Barcelona and Real Madrid legend Laudrup was his hero growing up] Michael Laudrup. When I was a kid I just loved how he played the game. I was transfixed watching him play, and I liked his personality too and so for me, he was a real example. Also there’s [Juan Carlos] Valeron as well because he’s from my part of the world and a top quality player as well. He plays the game the way I like it, and has great quality on the ball.

[David Silva insists that he continues to work hard on his game at City under Pep Guardiola, a coach he considers to be one of the finest around] You learn an awful lot. After all the years I’ve been in the game and with all my experience, I’ve really learned a lot in these four or five months with him. Even when you think you can’t learn much more about the game, you can and do in fact learn more by looking at things in a different light. He truly is an exceptional coach

2018 11 10 Retrieve

[David Silva reveals the challenge he had in playing last season, while his baby son Mateo fought for his life after being born prematurely last December] You know, I don’t know [how I played on last season] and I ask myself that sometimes. Maybe it was a form of release when I was out on the field, where you would just put things to one side. You could forget what was happening and enjoy being on the pitch