FABIO: UNITED MAJOR HONOURS UNVEILED

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Brazilian defender Fabio da Silva won two trophies during his time as a Manchester United player. Fabio was in the Manchester United squad that won the Community Shield in 2010. He was given a start as Manchester United beat Chelsea 3-1 to win the Community Shield.

 

Fabio da Silva was on the pitch for 72 minutes of that Community Shield clash with the Blues before Chris Smalling took his place. Antonio Valencia, Javier Hernandez and DmitarBerbatov were on target for the Red Devils, while Salomon Kalou scored the lone goal for Chelsea. Continue reading “FABIO: UNITED MAJOR HONOURS UNVEILED”

FABIO REVEALS DEALING WITH DOUBLE TRAGEDY

Nantes fullback Fabio da Silva has revealed how he dealt with the double tragedy suffered in an exclusive interview with Wales Online. The double tragedy suffered by Fabio da Silva was feltworldwide. His former club, Cardiff City suffered two big losses with the deaths of striker Emiliano Sala and midfielder Peter Whittingham in the space of 18 months.

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Argentine attacker Sala was at the peak of his career when he moved to Cardiff City from Nantes in a £15m deal. He lost his life after his plane crashed while on the way to Cardiff to complete his transfer. For Whittingham, the midfielder became a proper Cardiff City legend before he died last year.
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MANCHESTER UNITED: FABIO REVEALS RONALDO IMPACT

Nantes fullback Fabio da Silva has revealed how Cristiano Ronaldo helped him settle into first team duties at Manchester United. Fabio da Silva and the Juventus forward were teammates at the Theatre of Dreams before he moved to Real Madrid in a then world-record transfer in 2009. Madrid paid £80m to sign the Portuguese player from English football.

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Fabio da Silva talked about Ronaldo in a chat with ESPN. According to him, Ronaldo was a big help to him and his twin brother, Rafael da Silva. He spoke Portuguese and that helped the two Brazilian players as they were able to communicate with the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. Fabio also said the Juventus talisman gave them nonstop advice on and off the pitch to help them settle into their new surroundings.
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FABIO REVEALS BIGGEST CAREER REGRET

Nantes fullback Fabio da Silva has revealed his biggest career regret in an exclusive interview with Talk To The Devils. According to him, his biggest career regret was at Manchester United.

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Fabio da Silva regretted that he should have been more determined and focused when he was at the Theatre of Dreams. The Brazilian fullback didn’t take his United career and he paid dearly for it. His twin brother, Rafael da Silva had a longer career at Old Trafford and also played more minutes despite the fact that he can only play as a right-back unlike Fabio who can feature either as a left-back or as a right-back.
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WHY I OWE SIR ALEX – FABIO

Nantes defender Fabio da Silva has said that he owes legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson for the impact he made on his career as a professional footballer. He made this known during an exclusive interview with the Manchester Evening News (MEN). According to him, Sir Alex Ferguson looked after him and his brother Rafael da Silva when they signed for the Red Devils as teenagers over a decade ago.


Fabio da Silva and Rafael da Silva both signed for Manchester United at the same time after they were spotted at a youth tournament. Fabio da Silva said Sir Alex Ferguson is a fantastic person as he thanked him for what the Scot did for him, his brother Rafael and his family. The Nantes fullback said Sir Alex Ferguson liked him and his brother as people and not as footballers alone. Continue reading “WHY I OWE SIR ALEX – FABIO”

FABIO REVEALS REACTION TO UNITED REUNION

 

Fabio da Silva has revealed the reaction of his twin brother Rafael da Silva to the Champions League draw that pitted Manchester United with his Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir. In an exclusive interview with Manchester Evening News (MEN), Fabio da Silva revealed that his twin brother was moved to tears on realising that he would return to Old Trafford in the Champions League.


Rafael da Silva and Fabio da Silva have strong ties with Manchester United having spent several years with the club. They both signed for the Red Devils from Brazilian Serie A giants Fluminense in February 2007. The two players came through the youth teams at Fluminense before signing for Manchester United at the age of 17. Continue reading “FABIO REVEALS REACTION TO UNITED REUNION”

Fabio Wants to Play in Brazil

 

Fabio Da Silva, the teenage sensation of yesteryear, recently opened up about his time under Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United and his relationship with his twin, Rafael who too is a wonderful player in his own right. He has also openly expressed his desire to go back and play the last few years of his professional football in Brazil.


The Brazilian played in the English Premier League for Manchester United, Cardiff City, and Middlesborough before making his move to France where he is currently playing for Nantes.
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Performances of Brazilian Footballers at Manchester United

A lot of Manchester United fans know that they do not have any similarity with the Brazil international footballers and this is because none of them helped the club to reach a high position in the hearts of hundreds and thousands of fans. But they have been successful in other clubs. Let’s look at some of the Brazilian players who faced challenges to play at Manchester United.

  • Fabio da Silva

Fabio da Silva along with his brother Rafael joined the Old Trafford side in 2008. Everyone expected them to become an overnight sensation and a new pair for Gary Neville at Manchester United. However, Fabio failed to prove his capability as a footballer and he soon received the dismissal letter. He had to experience relegation with Middlesbrough and Cardiff for two seasons.

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NEVILLE SIZES UP WAN-BISSAKA

Gary Neville believes Man United’s last game against Liverpool represented reality for Wan-Bissaka. The Jamaican born England international has enjoyed his game against almost all of United’s opponents until they met Liverpool at Anfield and the Red’s wingers welcomed him into the real world


From Rafael da Silva to his brother Fabio da Silva all the way to Antonio Valencia, Wan-Bissaka has put in displays strong enough to make the home crowd rate only second to Gary Neville judging by recent memory. Other than his inability to put in accurate consisted crossed like Valencia and Rafael, Bissaka has been wanting leading to United underutilizing their right attack.
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MANCHESTER UNITED TRAVAILS FAR FROM OVER

Manchester United defeat to Bournemouth last week stopped a run of three consecutive victories for the Red Devils. An early goal by Josh King was all that was required for the Cherries to come away with all three points.


United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a lot of work to do in his bid to revamp the team as they look incapable of putting on an extended run of form. It must be painful for United fans to watch as their darling team has become the laughing stock of the Premier League.
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