Adrien Silva

Portuguese association football player

Adrien Silva

Portuguese association football player

Adrien Sébastien Perruchet da Silva (born 15 March 1989), known as Adrien Silva, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for English club Leicester City and the Portugal national team as a central midfielder. He played mostly for Sporting since making his first-team debut at the age of 18, and was loaned to Maccabi Haifa and Académica, winning the Taça de Portugal with the latter in addition to the same honour at Sporting; with his main club, he appeared in 237 competitive games and scored 39 goals. Known for his dribbling and passing qualities, Silva earned 46 caps for Portugal all youth categories comprised, including 13 for the under-21 team.

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