Kevin Silva

Kevin Santos Silva (born January 5, 1998) is an American professional soccer player who plays for Scottish club Hearts as a goalkeeper.

Kevin Silva
Personal information
Full name Kevin Santos Silva[1]
Date of birth (1998-01-05) January 5, 1998
Place of birth Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Hearts
Number 30
Youth career
Players Development Academy
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 UCLA Bruins 30 (0)
2018 Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017 FC Golden State Force 1 (0)
2018– Hearts 0 (0)
2018–2019Raith Rovers (loan) 0 (0)
2019Toronto FC II (loan) 8 (0)
National team
United States U17
United States U19
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:11, July 26, 2019 (UTC)

Early and personal life

Silva was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and has one younger brother.[1]

Early and college career

Silva played at youth level for Players Development Academy, and college soccer for UCLA Bruins and Rutgers Scarlet Knights.[3][4] At UCLA he made 30 appearances in two seasons.[1]

Club career

He spent the 2017 season with FC Golden State Force, making one appearance.[5][6]

In July 2018 he signed for Scottish club Hearts.[7] He moved on loan to Raith Rovers in September 2018, until January 14, 2019.[8][9]

In May 2019, he signed on loan for Toronto FC II.[10]

International career

Silva has represented the United States at youth international level.[2]

References

  1. "Profile". UCLA Bruins. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
  2. "Profile". US Soccer. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  3. "UCLA Soccer Adds Kevin Silva". UCLA Bruins. June 17, 2016. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  4. "Men's Soccer Adds Transfers Kevin Silva & Vincenzo Pugliese". Rutgers. January 15, 2018. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  5. Kevin Silva at Soccerway. Retrieved August 30, 2018.
  6. "Profile". USL PDL. Retrieved August 30, 2018.
  7. "Hearts: Goalkeeper Kevin Silva becomes 13th summer signing". BBC Sport. July 18, 2018. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  8. "Silva's Starl's Park loan". Heart of Midlothian F.C. September 28, 2018. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  9. "Goalie signs on loan". Raith Rovers F.C. September 28, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  10. "Toronto FC II acquire Kevin Silva on Loan". Toronto FC. May 4, 2019. Retrieved May 28, 2019.


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