Sean de Silva

Sean de Silva
Sean de Silva
Sean de Silva
Real Name: Sean de Silva
HT: 5' 7" WT: 165
Age: 27 (01/17/1990)
Hometown: Port of Spain, Trinidad

Attacking midfielder with strong resume featuring international experience at all levels for Trinidad and Tobago.

What Scouts Say: "Good attacking midfielder who likes to influence a game ... He can score, he can assist and can do a bit of everything ... Very quick, he can finish and he can shoot from distance ... Handles the ball well and has a good vision for the game ... Good in tight spaces and strikes a very good ball ... Has an edge to him and will be able to withstand the pressure in MLS matches ... Has attitude to be a good pro ... Around better players he's going to be more effective ... Got some bite, he's a winner ... When things are not going well, is he able to drag his team out of it? ... Senior season wasn't best year. Sophomore and junior years may have been better ... Worth drafting and seeing how he does in preseason for a couple of weeks ... Played out wide, up top and at attacking midfielder for College of Charleston ... Out wide he has enough speed to be effective and can whip a ball in ... Good soccer player, who may be hurt by his foreign tag … Can potentially be another Alex Caskey (Seattle Sounders) in MLS."

College (College of Charleston): Captained team in his senior season, starting all 19 matches in 2012 and registering team highs in goals (7) and assists (5) ... First-team All-Southern Conference selection as sophomore and junior ... Missed his 2009 sophomore season to play for Trinidad and Tobago in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup ... Started eight of 19 matches as a freshman in 2008.

Trinidad & Tobago National Team: Has represented the Trinidad and Tobago National team since age 14 ... Has debuted for senior team ... Veteran of two World Cups on the youth level ... Helped T&T to the U-17 World Cup in Korea, a first for the team ... Also played for Under-20s in the 2009 World Cup and featured in Olympic qualifiers.

High School: St. Mary's College ... Was awarded the MVP of the CFU Tournament in 2005 ... Helped lead his St. Mary’s team to the semifinals, scoring four goals with five assists.


WATCH: De Silva scores two goals against Davidson (Oct. 21, 2012)

VIDEO: De Silva scores twice against Appalachian State (Oct. 7, 2012)

WATCH: Interview with Sean de Silva after T&T win in Dominica

VIDEO: De Silva looks ahead to senior match vs. Finland

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