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Emílio da Silva

Personal information
Full nameEmilio Ribeiro Neves da Silva
Date of birth5 April 1982(age 34)
Place of birthDili , East Timor
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubAd. Dili Oeste

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Emilio Ribeiro Neves da Silva, known simply as Emílio da Silva; born 5 April 1982 in Dili, East Timor (Timor-Leste), is a footballer from East Timor who has represented AD Esperança since 2004. Prior to this, da Silva played for FC Zebra for two years, having spent the entirety of his youth career (2000 - 2002) there also.

A prolific striker at club level, he has also notched 10 goals in 25 caps for the Timor-Leste national football team since 2003, and is their all time top scorer and appearance holder, both by a considerable margin. Da Silva is considered to be the best East Timorese footballer of all time.

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