Matheus Silva
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Matheus Silva
Matheus Silva
Personal information
Full name Matheus Martins Silva
Date of birth (1996-12-08) December 8, 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Taboão da Serra, Brazil
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender, Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Miami FC
Number 4
Youth career
2011-2014 Montverde Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015-2017 San Jose Earthquakes 5 (0)
2016 -> Arizona United (loan) 16 (0)
2017 -> Reno 1868 (loan) 2 (0)
2018 Swope Park Rangers 16 (1)
2019 Orlando City B 18 (0)
2019- Miami FC 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 2, 2019
? National team caps and goals correct as of November 12, 2015

Matheus Silva (born December 8, 1996) is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Miami FC in the NISA.


Silva signed with Major League Soccer club San Jose Earthquakes on July 15, 2015.[1] He made his professional debut on March 6, 2016 as an injury time substitute during a 1-0 victory over Colorado Rapids.[2] Silva was loaned to Arizona United SC on May 13, 2016,[3] Silva was again loaned out to San Jose's USL affiliate Reno 1868 FC in March 2017.[4]

Silva was released by San Jose on 27 November 2017.[5]

Silva signed with United Soccer League side Swope Park Rangers on 5 January 2018.[6]

In 2019, Silva signed with the newly-reformed Orlando City B as they contested the inaugural USL League One season. He made his debut for the team on April 19 in a 2-1 defeat to Forward Madison. After OCB's season ended, Silva joined Miami FC for their inaugural season in the National Independent Soccer Association.[7]

Lake Tahoe incident

On 4 July 2017, Silva had to be pulled out of the water while swimming in Lake Tahoe. After receiving life-saving resuscitation measures at the scene, he was transferred to a nearby hospital in Lake Tahoe. He was later airlifted to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, where he was described as being in a "critical, but stable condition".[8] On 6 July 2017, Silva awoke from his coma and was described as "fully responsive".[9] San Jose captain Chris Wondolowski honored Silva by wearing his number, 38, on his jersey during the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match against the LA Galaxy on July 10; Wondolowski scored a brace while wearing Silva's number to lead the team to a 3-2 victory.[10][11]


  1. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes sign young midfielder Matheus Silva off the waiver wire". 15 July 2015.
  2. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes vs. Colorado Rapids - MatchCenter Boxscore". MatchCenter.
  3. ^ "Arizona United Picks Up Matheus Silva on Loan From San Jose Earthquakes". Arizona United SC. May 13, 2016. Archived from the original on May 17, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Reno 1868 FC vs Orange County SC".
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  7. ^ "The Miami FC fortifies roster with signing of defender Matheus Silva". Retrieved .
  8. ^ Staff, San Jose Earthquakes/Reno 1868 FC (4 July 2017). "Statement Regarding Reno 1868 FC Midfielder Matheus Silva".
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  10. ^ "FEATURE: Chris Wondolowski to wear '38' jersey tonight vs. LA Galaxy in support of Matheus Silva". San Jose Earthquakes. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "RECAP: Quakes defeat LA Galaxy 3-2 to advance to U.S. Open Cup Semifinals". San Jose Earthquakes. Retrieved 2017.

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