Marcelo Silva

Marcelo Silva
Marcelo Silva
Marcelo Silva
Defender
30
Real Name: Marcelo Silva
HT: 6' 2" WT: 181
Age: 30 (03/12/1989)
Birthplace: Mercedes, Uruguay

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on July 3, 2017 using Targeted Allocation Money.

In his second season with RSL, the imposing center back played in 18 matches on the backline, totaling 1,557 minutes.

INTENTIONAL: Silva was born in Mercedes, Uruguay and spent his younger days playing with the country’s U-20 National Team, helping reach the Knockout Round of the 2009 U-20 World Cup.

OUTSIDE MLS: After starting his professional career in Uruguay with Danubio, he moved to Spain in 2010 with Almeria in the top flight. In four seasons with Almeria – two in La Liga and two in Liga Adelante – he played 45 league matches, helping earn promotion in the 2012-13 season. He spent part of 2012 on loan to Peñarol in Uruguay and made two appearances in Copa Libertadores in that stint. After leaving Almeria, he played for Las Palmas, Real Valladolid and Real Zaragoza before landing with Real Salt Lake.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Real Salt Lake7515080118021
2018Real Salt Lake18180155704226070
2017Real Salt Lake9906500518001
Career Totals-343212715010442092
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