Bernardo Silva Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs, Family & More

Bernardo Silva

Full NameBernardo Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva
Nickname(s)Pastilha, Bubblegum, Little Messi, Messizinho
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 145 lbs
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
DebutClub- On 10 August 2013 for Benfica B against Trofense
International- On 31 March 2015 for Portugal against Cape Verde in Estoril.
Jersey Number#11 (Portugal)
#20 (Manchester City)
Bernardo Silva's Portugal Jersey Bernardi Silva's Manchester City Jersey
PositionMidfielder, Winger
Coach/MentorPep Guardiola , Fernando Santos
Bernardo Silva with Coach Pep Guardiola Bernardo Silva with Coach Fernando Santos
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 August 1994
Age (as in 2017)23 Years
BirthplaceLisbon, Portugal
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
Signature Bernardo Silva's Signature
SchoolName Not Known
College/UniversityUniversity of Lisbon (For 1 Year)
Educational QualificationHigh School
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesPlaying Video Games, Listening Music
TattooBernardo Silva's Tattoo of Benfica's Motto
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAlicia Verrando (Model)
Bernardo Silva with His Girlfriend Alicia Verrando
ParentsFather- Mota Veiga Silva (Businessman)
Mother- Maria Joao Silva (Art Teacher)
SiblingsNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodItalian
Favourite ActorDiogo Morgado
Favourite FootballerCristiano Ronaldo
Favourite MusicianMariza
Style Quotient
Car CollectionSmart FourTwo
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)$10 Million (₹68 Crore)/annual
Net Worth (approx.)$15 Million (₹100 Crore)

Bernardo Silva

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bernardo Silva

  • Does Bernardo Silva smoke?: No
  • Does Bernardo Silva drink alcohol?: Yes
  • At the age of 8, he joined the Benfica Youth Academy.
  • He rose up the ranks in the academy pretty quickly.
  • He was given a nickname “Bubblegum” by his teammates in the academy as the ball seemed to stick on his feet.
  • After finishing his school, he joined the University of Lisbon at the Faculdade Letras to do a Bachelor’s degree in European studies.
  • His parents wanted him to keep studying but he wasn’t able to keep a balance with his studies and football, and hence, only after a year, he dropped out of college.
  • At the age of 19, he made his debut for Benfica against Trofense on 10 August 2013. Bernardo Silva playing for Benfica
  • He won the  Segunda Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year Award for the 2013-2014 Season.

  • He wanted to play in the forward line of the pitch but was made to play as a left back. He wasn’t happy with this, and hence, decided to leave the club.
  • In 2013, he represented Portugal at the Under-19 UEFA European Football Championship. Bernardo Silva playing for Portugal
  • On 7 August 2014, he joined Monaco. Bernardo Silva playing for Monaco
  • On 31 March 2015, he made his senior debut for Portugal in a friendly against Cape Verde.
  • On 26 May 2017, he joined Manchester City on a five-year contract.

  • He played a crucial role in the success of the 2017-2018 season for Manchester City. Bernardo Silva playing for Manchester City
  • He loves his Old Club Benfica so much that he has a tattoo of the Club’s Motto, “E Pluribus Unum”.