David Silva

David Josu?? Jim??nez Silva (Spanish pronunciation: [da???ýi?ø xo??swe xi??mene?? ??sil?ýa]) (born 8 January 1986) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Manchester City and the Spanish national team. Silva is capable of playing on the wing, as a traditional number 10, and sometimes as a supporting striker. A Spanish international with over 50 caps since age 20, he was a member of the squads that won both the Euro 2008 and 2010 World Cup. He spent six years of his professional career with Valencia CF, appearing in more than 150 games and winning one Copa del Rey, before moving in 2010 to Manchester City. Since joining City, his consistently excellent performances have earned the nickname Merlin” due to his passing ability and possession-retaining qualities. “