Bernardo Silva Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs, Family & More
Bio/Wiki Full NameBernardo Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva Nickname(s)Pastilha, Bubblegum, Little Messi, Messizinho ProfessionProfessional Footballer Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm in meters- 1.73 m in feet inches- 5’ 8” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg in pounds- 145 lbs Eye ColourLight Brown Hair ColourDark Brown Football DebutClub- On 10 August 2013 for Benfica B against Trofense International- On 31 March 2015 for Portugal against Cape Verde in Estoril. Jersey Number#11 (Portugal) #20 (Manchester City)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Bernardo Silva
Does Bernardo Silva smoke?: No
Does Bernardo Silva drink alcohol?: Yes
At the age of 8, he joined the Benfica Youth Academy.
He rose up the ranks in the academy pretty quickly.
He was given a nickname “Bubblegum” by his teammates in the academy as the ball seemed to stick on his feet.
After finishing his school, he joined the University of Lisbon at the Faculdade Letras to do a Bachelor’s degree in European studies.
His parents wanted him to keep studying but he wasn’t able to keep a balance with his studies and football, and hence, only after a year, he dropped out of college.
At the age of 19, he made his debut for Benfica against Trofense on 10 August 2013.
He won the Segunda Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year Award for the 2013-2014 Season.
He wanted to play in the forward line of the pitch but was made to play as a left back. He wasn’t happy with this, and hence, decided to leave the club.
In 2013, he represented Portugal at the Under-19 UEFA European Football Championship.
On 7 August 2014, he joined Monaco.
On 31 March 2015, he made his senior debut for Portugal in a friendly against Cape Verde.
On 26 May 2017, he joined Manchester City on a five-year contract.
He played a crucial role in the success of the 2017-2018 season for Manchester City.
He loves his Old Club Benfica so much that he has a tattoo of the Club’s Motto, “E Pluribus Unum”.