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Willian Borges da Silva Biography

Willian Borges da Silva
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Birth Nation: Brazil
  • Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
  • Name: Willian Borges da Silva
  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Birth Place/City: Ribeirão Pires, São Paulo
  • Ethnicity: Black Ethnicity
  • Profession: Footballer
  • Working For: Brazil national football team
  • Salary: 2.5 million EUR
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Curly Long Black
  • Face Color: Black
  • Weight in KG: 70 kg
  • Famous for: Football player
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Wikipedia,Instagram
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Willian Borges da Silva, a Brazilian professional footballer , commonly known as Willian whose date of birth is on August 9, 1988 was born in  Ribeirao Pires Sao Paulo,Brazil. He has a height of 1.74 m and a weight of 75 kg. He is currently playing for Chelsea Football Club and Brazil National Football Team. His techniques and passing skills have been praised and talked in Europe. He has proved himself one among the best. Willian also has an admirable willingness to work ceaselessly for his team. He is versatile, intuitive, masterful and a midfield maestro. His dribbling, vision and poise all catch the eye while his versatility also marks him out as the complete midfielder.


Willian Borges da Silva is an attacking midfielder for Chelsea, who plays equally well on both flanks and in the attack. Willian is a product of Corinthians football academy, just as his teammate Dentinho. He debuted for the first team of Corinthians in 2006. Willian was unveiled by Ukraine based club Shakhtar Donetsk on 24 August 2007. Latin American players were on hyip that term. The deal enclosed transfer fee of £12 million as per the reports. This Brazilian midfielder made 28 appearances in his first season in the Ukrainian Premier League. His very first season with the club proved fantastic stage for him to prove his footballing and the club turned winner of the Ukrainian Cup. In the following season Willian justified his status as first team regular and helped the Miners to win the UEFA Cup. In 2008/09 season he appeared in 52 matches and scored 8 goals. Willian had an impressive run in Ukraine which earned him honor of the Best Player of the Ukrainian Championship. This attracted Chelsea scout in the summer of 2012, however the Ukrainian club refused to let this magician go away from then. Willian was tried with the offer of 30 million pounds. Da Silva was very disappointed with the failed transition. In 2013 he finally quit the club for 35 million Euros and moved to big-spending Anzhi.  After just 6 months a crisis struck the Russian side and Willian looked for other options. In August he was strongly linked with Tottenham  Hotspur but preferred to join Chelsea in a deal worth 32 million pounds. In 2007 Willian made 11 appearances for Brazil U-20. On 27 October 2011 Willian da Silva was called up to represent the senior Brazil side in the matches against Gabon and Egypt. In both matches the Brazilian halfback came on as a second half substitute.

Personal LIfe

He has a beautiful spouse named Vanessa Martins and in the year 2011, they were married. He receives a Salary of 2.5 million EURO according to data record of 2013. He’s a quiet, family man, his sparkly earrings the only real clue to his wealth. He’s incredibly shy but clearly likes what he sees in Brazil.

Awards and Achievements

He has been very successful in his life receiving various awards and honours.  His teams i.e. Chelsea has already become the winner of UEFA Super Cup and has also become the winner of UEFA Europa League.  He consolidated his reputation as one of the most promising defenders in world football thanks to his class and excellent positioning. He has already achieved a huge amount of success and with this dedication he can continue to move on his path of success.

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