André Miguel Valente da Silva was born on 6th November 1995 to the family of Alvaro Silva in Baguim do Monte, Portugal. Andre Miguel is a Portuguese professional footballer. He plays the role of a striker for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig and the Portugal national team.
Andre Miguel is a graduate of Porto, he impressed during his time with the reserve side before making his appearance with the first team in 2015. Miguel Consistently made a total number of 58 appearances for the club, thereby scoring a total number of twenty-four (24) goals before joining AC Milan in 2017. Miguel further represented Sevilla and Eintracht Frankfurt on loan, signing a permanent contract with the teams in 2020. Following a club record-breaking campaign, in which he scored 28 times, he moved to RB Leipzig also in the Bundesliga for a rumored fee of €23 million.
Miguel exploded this season at his best with Eintracht, hence he has succeeded to draw the attention of the current leader of the Spanish League, Atlético de Madrid, and one of the greats of the Premier League, Manchester United and most notably FC Barcelona has requested him to play for their club.
According to a German station, he would have a seemingly affordable price of €30 million for the summer market, under a clause that has just been known. Therefore, it can be an attractive market target. Yet Miguel himself assumed it to be just a rumor.
Miguel represented Portugal at various youth levels and was part of the squad which came second at the 2014 European Under-19 Championship. His senior international appearance followed two years later, and he featured at the 2017 Confederations Cup where his team came third, and as well being selected for two World Cups and Euro 2020.
|Full Name:||André Miguel Valente da Silva|
|Current club:||RB Leipzig, Portugal national football team|
|Born:||November 6, 1995|
|Place of Birth:||Baguim do Monte, Portugal|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inches|
|Wife • Spouse:||Vanessa Do Carmo|
|Zodiac sign: Scorpio|
|Net Worth:||$6 million.|
Early Life & Education
Andre Miguel is a very polite person, an introvert and open character. while growing up, he took delight in making himself involved in challenges like playing football in school. Miguel has so much love and passion for football to an extent of playing at a very tender age. He spent all his time trying to be a professional footballer. Miguel’s father saw the passion his son has for football, he then took him to Salgueiros for football training. His star started shinning in the same year he joined Salgueiros.
By the time he was eight years old, he went to feature in a tournament in Viana do Castelo with his Salgueiros teammates. He played the role of midfielder throughout the tournament. During the knockout phase against rivals’ youth club Vianense, his performance was that much stellar that the match was still in the middle when he put away his 15th goal. This led him to earn the name of “Little Deco”.
After scoring 15th goal for the match, His coach Luis Machado removed Miguel from the game in order to show respect to their opposition and as well avoid humiliation.
Miguel successfully ended his youth career with Porto after short spells at Boavista and Padroense youth clubs.
At the age of sixteen (16) of his youth careers, he saw a faultless passage from the youth football to the senior side.
André Miguel Valente da Silva was born on 6th November 1995 to the family of Alvaro Silva in Baguim do Monte, Portugal. Miguel has a brother named Afonso Silva born on the 18th of December 1998. and a best friend named Ronaldo. According to Wtfoot, Miguel has a girlfriend named Maria Rodrigues. Maria Rodrigues is a model, and she is formerly known as Andre Silva’s Girlfriend.
She is a graduate of Chemical Engineering that indicates her possession of both beauty and brains. She has devoted herself to modelling and travelling between Milan, Rome, Porto and Lisbon.
It is assumed that they were together since his time at Porto, yet there are some doubts about the fact that whether they are still together or not.
Miguel is a secretive person. During holidays, he took it upon himself in going to play hockey with his brother, Afonso. The element of water is an indispensable part of his life as it correlates with his zodiac sign, Scorpio.
Miguel has confessed that once he had problems settling into life in Milan and Serie A, and the underlying cause for that was his missing “the beach and sea.”
Being passionate about water indicates having a fluidly, flowing, and wavering emotion that would lead to a powerful influence just like how he does in his career life.
Miguel has so much love for water, he is also dauntlessly passionate about gazing at seaside. This would very complicatedly signify the reason why he got homesick when he left his country for the first time.
Miguel represented Portugal at every youth level. At the 2014 UEFA European, Miguel participated with Under-19 Championship, he became the first player ever to have netted four times in a single match (6–1 group stage defeat of Hungary), in an eventual runner-up finish for the under-19s.
At the 2015 FIFA World Cup, He participated with the under-20 team and scored a total number of four goals in the group stage as the nation reached the quarter-finals.
On 8 September 2015, in his first appearance with the under-21 side, Miguel scored a hat-trick in 19 minutes (both halves combined), contributing to a 6–1 win against Albania for the 2017 European Under-21 Championship qualifiers.
On 26 August 2016, Miguel was called up for the first time to the senior team by head coach Fernando Santos playing the second half of a 5–0 friendly victory over Gibraltar in Porto on 1 September. On 7 October, He scored his first goal with Portugal’s main squad thereby featuring the entire 6–0 defeat of Andorra for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Three days later, for the same competition, he netted three times in the first half of an eventual 6–0 thrashing of the Faroe Islands.
Miguel was selected for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, making his tournament appearance when he replaced Ricardo Quaresma for the last eight minutes of the 2–2 group stage draw with Mexico. He scored his first goal in the competition on 24 June, playing the full 90 minutes in the 4–0 win against New Zealand. In the third-place play-off, in which his team eventually defeated Mexico 2–1 after extra time, he had his early penalty saved by Guillermo Ochoa.
In May 2018, Miguel was named in Portugal’s final squad for the FIFA World Cup, also to be held in Russia. Late into that month, he scored the 1000th goal in the national team’s history during the first half of a friendly with Tunisia in Braga. He made his appearance in the competition on 15 June, replacing Gonçalo Guedes in the 80th minute of the 3–3 group stage draw against Spain.
On 20 May 2021, Miguel was selected for the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament thereby replacing Diogo Jota in the 70th minute of a 1–0 loss to Belgium in the round of 16. In November 2022, he made the final squad for the World Cup in Qatar. His only appearance in an eventual quarter-final exit consisted of 30 minutes of the 2–1 defeat against South Korea in the group stage.
André Silva has worked as a Footballer right from youth. he has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. André Silva has an astonished net worth of $6 million.
André Silva as humble and hardworking as he is discovered that he also has some social media platforms where he can be connected.
- @Son Heung-min (@andresilva9) is his Instagram handle.
- @Son Heung-min (@andrevsilva19) is his Twitter handle.