Thiago Silva

  • I have chosen Brazil's World Cup squad: Luiz Felipe Scolari 25-04-2014 10:06 AM

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari knows his 23-man squad for the World Cup finals and has chosen Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Julio Cesar and Fred to act as captains, he said on Thursday. "I have no doubts," Scolari said at the Sao Judas Tadeu University in Sao Paulo after a...
  • Time to erase bad memories of 1998 Football World Cup final: Thiago Silva 14-04-2014 04:45 PM

    Paris: He was not a part of the Brazilian World Cup team that was headed into submission by a Zinedine Zadane-inspired France 16 summers ago but Thiago Silva, who is expected to lead the yellow brigade this year, says he wants to erase the "bad memories" at the Stade de...
  • Barcelona reject criticism after failed bid for centre back 03-09-2013 06:14 PM

    Madrid: Barcelona sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta has rejected criticism of the club's transfer policy after a failed attempt to land a centre back before the window closed on Monday. The Spanish champions were chasing Thiago Silva but the Brazil captain opted to stay with Paris St Germain in France's Ligue...
  • Barcelona still chasing PSG centre-back Thiago Silva 16-07-2013 07:35 PM

    Barcelona: Barcelona are still trying to lure Paris St Germain centre back Thiago Silva to the Nou Camp but will look elsewhere if they fail to snare the Brazil international, coach Tito Vilanova said on Tuesday. Filling a gap in central defence alongside Spain's Gerard Pique is the La Liga...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday 04-07-2013 09:02 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Ronaldo once again hints at Manchester United move The buzz surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo has gathered more momentum after the 28-year-old striker admitted he misses Old Trafford...
  • PSG rule out Thiago Silva sale 04-07-2013 02:53 PM

    Paris: Paris St Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has rubbished reports that Thiago Silva is about to join Barcelona, according to sportinglife.com. The Brazil centre-back claims that last season Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova personally told him he wanted to sign him, while the player's agent, Paulo Tonietto, has urged Barca to...
  • Brazil's attacking quartet pose a threat for Italy 22-06-2013 08:23 AM

    Salvador: Italy must contend with Brazil's dizzying array of attacking talent in what will be a demanding and difficult Confederations Cup match on Saturday, said coach Cesare Prandelli. Brazil, buoyed by the return of Thiago Silva, have a glut of attacking talent, including Neymar, Hulk, Fred and Jo, with Prandelli...
  • Brazil captain Thiago Silva in doubt for France friendly 08-06-2013 05:46 PM

    Porto Alegre, Brazil: Brazil captain Thiago Silva is in doubt for Sunday's international friendly against France in Porto Alegre due to injury. The Paris Saint-Germain centre-back was absent from training Friday, reportedly suffering muscle soreness following Brazil's 2-2 draw with England at the Maracana stadium last Sunday. His place could...
  • Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva head Ligue 1 player short-list 09-05-2013 08:27 PM

    Paris: Paris St Germain duo Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been named on a four-man short-list for the French Ligue 1 player of the year award alongside team mate Blaise Matuidi, the players union UNFP said on Thursday. St Etienne striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the league's second top-scorer behind Ibrahimovic,...
  • Joey Barton handed suspended ban for 'ladyboy' tweet 07-05-2013 11:36 AM

    Paris: Olympique Marseille midfielder Joey Barton was handed a two-game suspended ban for calling Paris St Germain's Brazilian defender Thiago Silva an "overweight ladyboy" on Twitter, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday. "The National Ethics Committee has handed a two-match suspended ban to Joey Barton for 'inappropriate comments' after...
  • Thiago Silva, Alex included in PSG squad for Barcelona trip 08-04-2013 09:42 PM

    Paris: Paris St Germain centre backs Alex and Thiago Silva have been included in Carlo Ancelotti's squad for the Champions League quarter-final return leg at Barcelona on Wednesday despite injury concerns. Italy midfielder Thiago Motta, who has only played one game since late January because of a recurring groin injury,...
  • PSG beat Porto 2-1 to top Group A 05-12-2012 04:16 AM

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from a run of poor domestic form to beat FC Porto 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday and seal top spot in Group A. In a closely contested match, Brazil center half Thiago Silva headed PSG in front in the 29th minute, only for...