Danilo Luiz da Silva, mostly known as Danilo, is a professional Brazilian football player. He began his career by playing for America Mineiro and then moved to Santos. While he played with that team, he scored the goal for which the team was awarded the 2011 Copa Libertadores. During the same year, he won the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup and a silver medal for the 2012 Olympic Tournament. He moved to Porto in 2012, and he won the Primeira Liga Titles consecutively. Having drawn the attention, the team was signed by Real Madrid for £31.5 million in 2015.
Born in Bicas, Minas Gerais, he played football with Tupynambás Futebol Clube in his youth. He also competed at senior level for the same team, and gained promotion in 2009. In 2010, he joined Santos FC, and played in two Serie A seasons for the club. In 2011, Danilo won the Campeonato Paulista. Having played the entire match for the 2011 Copa Libertadores Finals, he scored his first decisive goal, after a goalless 1st match.
In January 2012, after the 2011 FIFA Club World Cup, Danilo joined the FC Porto and stayed until June 2016 for £13 million. He mainly played under Cristian Săpunaru but soon started to play with Vítor Pereira’s side, along with Alex Sandro. During the 2014-15 season, he scored his 4th goal. If you are a football fan, then you must surely like goals! At the best online casino- Magical Vegas, you can score anytime on the best football themed slots such as Goal! slots, Football Champions Cup slots, Cup Carnaval slots, Football Star slots and Golden Goal Progressive slots. Play any of these slot games, and be the scorer of potential winnings.
Danilo then joined Real Madrid in 2015, which bought him for £31.5 million for a six-year contract. He played his first match with them in August, which was a goalless match, and also the season opener. It is only on the 24th of October that he scored his first goal when he played against Celta de Vigo; a match which ended 3-1 in Real Madrid’s favour. In the 2015-16 season, Danilo appeared seven times for the Champions League and they ended the tournament with a win. The final which was played against Atletico Madrid, saw Danilo join in as a substitute for Dani Carvajalearly, during the second half.
The honours which are associated with this player’s name are: Campeonato Brasileiro Série C: 2009, Campeonato Paulista: 2011, Copa Libertadores: 2011, Primeira Liga: 2011–12/ 2012–13, Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2013, La Liga: 2016–17, UEFA Champions League: 2015–16/ 2016–17, UEFA Super Cup: 2016, FIFA Club World Cup: 2016, South American Youth Championship: 2011, FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2011, Superclásico de las Américas: 2011/ 2014, Summer Olympic Games: Silver medal 2012 and Campeonato Mineiro: Best Newcomer 2010
It has been recently announced that Danilo has been signed by Manchester City on 23rd July 2017, for five years. He was lavishly paid £26.5 million for joining the team.