Thiago Silva’s records at Chelsea Football Club

Thiago Silva has set several records at Chelsea FC since joining the club not long ago.

Thiago Emiliano da Silva, born September 22, 1984, and popularly known as Thiago Silva is a Brazilian professional footballer who currently plays for Premier League club Chelsea and captains the Brazil national team. He is known for his defensive prowess, discipline, and leadership, and is regarded as one of the best defenders in the world and one of the greatest of all time.

Thiago Emiliano da Silva, born September 22, 1984, and popularly known as Thiago Silva is a Brazilian professional footballer who currently plays for Premier League club Chelsea and captains the Brazil national team. He is known for his defensive prowess, discipline, and leadership, and is regarded as one of the best defenders in the world and one of the greatest of all time.

A photo of Thiago signing for Chelsea

Thiago has some records at Chelsea since joining the club.

First, at 36year plus 249days he became Chelsea’s oldest player to appear in a major European final, overtaking Claude Makelele versus Manchester United in the 2008 UEFA Champions League final. Claude Makelele was 35years plus 93days. Thiago Silva’s record was in the Champions League final against Manchester City.

Also, at the age of 37 years plus 73 days is Chelsea’s oldest ever goal scorer in the Premier League, surpassing Didier Drogba vs Leicester City in 2015. Didier Drogba was 37years plus 49days old. Thiago Silva’s record was against West Ham last December.

A photo of T. Silva

Along came a Premier League record next…

Thiago Silva at 37years plus 123days became the oldest player to score in the Premier League since February 2013, when 39-year-old Ryan Giggs netted against Queens Park Rangers for Manchester United.

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Finally couldn’t stop him against Lille…….Chelsea’s 37-year-old centre-back Thiago Silva won possession 12 times against Lille last season, the most he’s ever done so in a Champions League match, on what was his 94th appearance in the competition.

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