Brazil captain says about Fifa his burning world cup aim and remaining at peak of profession for two decades.
Thiago Silva wants to atonement for quarter final defeat to Belgium in 2018. Evergreen Brazil captain remains key figure for coach Tite. The 38 years old is oldest man to represent a Selecao at the World Cup.
Fifa World cup 2018 which is held in Russia millions of Brazilians and Thiago Silva was restless because of being beaten 1-0 by Belgium in the quarter final match.
In Fifa World Cup oldest player to Brazil’s representative wears the captain’s armband. The record formerly belonged to Djalma Santos (37 years and 138 days in 1966), who claimed it from the mythical Nilton Santos (37 years and 32 days in 1962.
The Silva will set a new record against Switzerland in the second round of Group G matches at Qatar 2022 on Monday, When Brazil will aim to add to their opening match success against Serbia. He has overcome obstacles along the way, such as when he left Paris Saint-Germain in 2020 after the club opted out of renewing his contract.
It was a difficult time to leave Paris because of everything involved,” he says. “While I was sure my qualities were intact, I know others doubted me and the decision to join Chelsea was the right one, which culminated in winning the Champions League in 2021. It was the perfect way to prove the doubters wrong.
It is rare for someone to have a career as long as yours. It is one thing to play the game until you are 38 year to reach that age and still play in the world’s best competitions in the World Cup.
Thiago Silva says that I have always taken a good care of myself outside the pitch. I have missed a lot of things but I invested in myself. In Russia from day one of the Belgian defeat. I made a target to play another World Cup and now I am in this and I achieved my target. You more play you more you accumulate more experience. I believe in big difference in physical side and the speed of the game. Football is a very fast game today, may be in future more changes occurs.
Is there is any coach who influenced you in your football career.
Experience makes man perfect. Doing same things for many years it brings a lot of wisdom and knowledge, but without doubt learning from great players and coach helped me a lot to grow me and develop my skills. I really thanks players such as Alessandro Nesta and Paolo Maldini, and certain coaches such as Carlo Ancelotti, Tite and Thomas Tuchel.
List of International goals scored by Thiago Silva
30 may 2012 at FedExField, Landover, United States opponent was United States scored 2-0 and Result 4-1 This was a friendly Competition.
10 September 2012 at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, United States opponent was Portugal scored 1-1 result was 3-1 this was a friendly match.
4 July 2014 at Castelao, Fortaleza, Brazil opponent was Colombia scored 1-0 result was 2-1 it was Fifa World Cup 2014
21 June 2015 at Estadio Monumental David Arellani, Santiago, Chile opponent was Venezuela scored 1-0 result was 2-1 this competition was 2015 Copa America.
13 June 2017 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia opponent was Australia scored 2-0 Result was 4-0 it was a friendly match.
27 June 2018 Otkritie Arena, Moscow, Russia opponent was Serbia scored 2-0 result was 2-0 that was Fifa world cup 2018.
9 June 2019 At Estadio Beira Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil opponent was Honduras scored 2-0 result was 7-0 it was a friendly match.