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Martín Silva

Martín Silva
Silva in 2011
Personal information
Full name Martín Andrés Silva Leites
Date of birth (1983-03-25) March 25, 1983
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Vasco da Gama
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2011 Defensor Sporting 210 (0)
2011–2013 Olimpia 83 (1)
2014– Vasco da Gama 38 (0)
National team
2001–2003 Uruguay U-20 14 (0)
2009– Uruguay 7 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:32, 6 October 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:32, 6 October 2015 (UTC)

Martín Andrés Silva Leites (born March 25, 1983) is a Uruguayan footballer. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Vasco da Gama and the Uruguay national football team.

Club career

Defensor Sporting

Silva has played most of his professional career in Defensor Sporting, starting in 2002.


In August 2011, he signed a four-year contract with the Paraguayan club Olimpia. In November 2013, Silva makes a controversial rescission and leaves Olimpia after a successful Copa Libertadores and being loved by the fan.

Vasco da Gama

In December 2013, he signed a four-year contract with the Brazilian club Vasco da Gama.

International career

Silva has appeared on Uruguay's youth teams such us the Uruguay national under-17 football team and the Uruguay national under-20 football team during 2000 to 2002. He won his first international cap for Uruguay in a friendly match against Algeria, on August 12, 2009. He was included in the starting line-up of players for that match. Silva was also Uruguay's third choice goalkeeper in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 Copa América. He played for the national team against Tahiti on June 23 2013, when Uruguay destroyed the Tahitians 8-0 in the Confederations Cup, and had his third and fourth games against Jordan, when Uruguay won its place for the 2014 World Cup, on November 13 and November 20 2013, respectively.



Defensor Sporting
Vasco da Gama





External links

  • Statistics at ESPN Soccernet
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