THIAGO SILVA

  • Brazil's Thiago Silva hits out at Neymar, coach after losing captaincy 6 days ago

    Defender Thiago Silva has criticised Brazil coach Dunga and star player Neymar after claiming neither of them told him he was no longer Brazil captain. "He never came to talk to me," Thiago Silva said of Neymar, the Barcelona striker who was made captain by coach Dunga after the World Cup. "I...
  • World Cup 2014: Future yet to be decided after loss, says Scolari July 13, 2014

    Brasilia: Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari said his future had yet to be decided and urged optimism after the hosts crashed to another heavy defeat in their final match of the World Cup on Saturday. Brazil were soundly beaten 30 by the Netherlands to finish a disappointing fourth and Scolari said...
  • World Cup 2014: Sad Brazil players apologise to fans after another heavy loss July 13, 2014

    Brasilia: Hosts Brazil lost 30 to the Netherlands in their final World Cup match on Saturday and their players apologised to fans after another hugely disappointing performance in the thirdplace match. "I don't think we deserved for it to end like this," captain Thiago Silva said in a televised interview. "We need...
  • As it happened: Brazil vs Netherlands, thirdplace playoff July 13, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the thirdplace playoff match between Brazil and Netherlands at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Neymar has urged his Brazil teammates to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany by beating the...
  • World Cup 2014: Scolari shouldn't take all the blame for 17 nightmare, says Silva July 12, 2014

    Brasilia: Brazil captain Thiago Silva insists that it is unfair to ask Luiz Felipe Scolari to take full responsibility for the humiliating 17 loss to Germany in the FIFA World Cup semifinals. Scolari has been widely criticised after Brazil suffered their worstever defeat at the hands of Joachim Low's side, reports...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil playing for 'honour and dignity', says captain July 12, 2014

    Brasilia: The Brazil players could not be more motivated ahead of Saturday's World Cup thirdplace match against the Netherlands and will be fighting to restore their "honour and dignity", captain Thiago Silva said on Friday. Brazil's dream of winning a sixth World Cup, and a first on home soil, was shattered...
  • World Cup 2014: Five reasons why Brazil lost to Germany July 9, 2014

    These are the five reasons behind Brazil's humiliation at the hands of the mighty Germans. 1. Thiago Silva The Paris SaintGermain defender was missed more than Neymar. While the back injury to the prolific Barcelona striker hogged the headlines, it was captain cool Silva who was sorely missed by the samba boys....
  • World Cup, Brazil v Germany SF: as it happened July 9, 2014

    Catch all the live updates from the semifinal match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Germany will meet toughtackling Brazil headon when football's titans clash with the host nation desperate to win the title for injured superstar Neymar. Joachim Loew's Germany want...
  • The Beautiful Game: Can Brazil fire without Neymar in the semis? July 8, 2014

    Brazil will take on Germany in the semifinal tonight without their key players Neymar and captain Thiago Silva. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Juan Zuniga a coward for Neymar challenge, says Thiago Silva July 8, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Brazil captain Thiago Silva branded Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga a coward for the tackle which put star striker Neymar out of the World Cup. "In my opinion it was a cowardly tackle," the Paris SaintGermain defender said on the eve of his side's World Cup semifinal against Germany...
  • The Beautiful Game: Focus now moves to the last four July 7, 2014

    With Neymar out of the World Cup, Brazil have a tough challenge in the semifinal against Germany. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Di Maria ruled out, Brazil try to get Thiago Silva back July 7, 2014

    Brasilia: Brazil launched a desperate appeal to have skipper Thiago Silva's ban for their World Cup semifinal against Germany overturned on Sunday but Argentine hopes of seeing Angel Di Maria in action were ended by injury. Doctors confirmed Di Maria will miss the semifinal against the Netherlands because of a thigh...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil beat Colombia to face Germany in semis July 5, 2014

    Fortaleza: Brazil made their way into the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 12 years, with goals coming from defenders Thiago Silva and David Luiz in a 21 win over Colombia on Friday. Brazil, who had been eliminated in the quarterfinals at the last two World Cups, will...
  • Thiago Silva among Brazilian players missing World Cup tuneup June 1, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Captain Thiago Silva and midfielders Paulinho and Fernandinho will not play in Brazil's warmup match against Panama on Tuesday. The three players will not travel with the rest of the squad for the match in the central city of Goiania, the team's secondtolast game before the World Cup opener...
  • Thiago Silva hopes to return to AC Milan May 17, 2014

    Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva says he wants to follow compatriot Kaka and return to AC Milan later on in his career. "I hope to follow Kaka's footsteps by one day coming back to Milan," he said in an interview with Sky Sport Italia. The Brazil international spent four years at...
  • I have chosen Brazil's World Cup squad: Luiz Felipe Scolari April 25, 2014

    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 conference...
  • Time to erase bad memories of 1998 Football World Cup final: Thiago Silva April 14, 2014

    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 September 3, 2013

    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 centreback Thiago Silva July 16, 2013

    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 champions'...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday July 4, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's roundup 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 28yearold striker admitted he misses Old Trafford where he...
  • PSG rule out Thiago Silva sale July 4, 2013

    Paris: Paris St Germain president Nasser AlKhelaifi has rubbished reports that Thiago Silva is about to join Barcelona, according to sportinglife.com. The Brazil centreback 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 make...
  • Brazil's attacking quartet pose a threat for Italy June 22, 2013

    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 June 8, 2013

    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 SaintGermain centreback was absent from training Friday, reportedly suffering muscle soreness following Brazil's 22 draw with England at the Maracana stadium last Sunday. His place could be taken...
  • Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva head Ligue 1 player shortlist May 9, 2013

    Paris: Paris St Germain duo Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been named on a fourman shortlist 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 PierreEmerick Aubameyang, the league's second topscorer behind Ibrahimovic, is...
  • Joey Barton handed suspended ban for 'ladyboy' tweet May 7, 2013

    Paris: Olympique Marseille midfielder Joey Barton was handed a twogame 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 twomatch suspended ban to Joey Barton for 'inappropriate comments' after his...
  • Thiago Silva, Alex included in PSG squad for Barcelona trip April 8, 2013

    Paris: Paris St Germain centre backs Alex and Thiago Silva have been included in Carlo Ancelotti's squad for the Champions League quarterfinal 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, was...
  • Thiago Motta and Silva out of PSG's match against Valencia February 10, 2013

    Paris: Paris St Germain will be without injured centre back Thiago Silva and midfielder Thiago Motta for their Champions League last16 first leg at Valencia on Tuesday, the French club said on Sunday. Thiago Silva has not recovered enough from a left thigh problem he picked up during a League 1...
  • PSG beat Porto 21 to top Group A December 5, 2012

    Paris: Paris SaintGermain bounced back from a run of poor domestic form to beat FC Porto 21 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...
  • Thiago Silva joins PSG from AC Milan July 15, 2012

    Paris: Brazil centre back Thiago Silva has signed a fiveyear deal with Paris St Germain after leaving AC Milan, the Ligue 1 club said on Saturday. The 27yearold, regarded as one of the best defenders in the world, joined Milan from Fluminense in 2008. "The Brazilian international Thiago Silva is joining Paris...
  • AC Milan confirm talks for sale of Silva June 13, 2012

    Paris: AC Milan has confirmed the club is in negotiations for the sale of star Brazilian defender Thiago Silva. The Rossoneri's vicepresident Adriano Galliani met with Paris SaintGermain officials in the French capital on Tuesday where he received a 50million euro offer for the centreback, Xinhua reported. "There has been no...