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Is Eduardo da Silva black?

Eduardo Alves da Silva (Brazilian Portuguese: [eduˈaɾdu dɐ ˈsiwvɐ], Croatian pronunciation: [eduâːrdo da‿sǐlʋa]; born 25 February 1983), commonly known as Eduardo, sometimes nicknamed Dudu, is a Brazilian-born Croatian former professional footballer who played as a forward.

What country is Eduardo from?

Eduardo da Silva/Nationality

How old is Eduardo Silva?

38 years (February 25, 1983)
Eduardo da Silva/Age

Where is Eduardo da Silva now?

After retiring from the national team, Eduardo went on to play for Flamengo, Atletico Paranaense and Legia Warsaw. Now 36, he is back in Zagreb, the city he called home for almost 10 years after arriving from Rio de Janeiro as a 16-year-old, for the holidays and he sat down to chat with Sportske novosti.

Who broke Eduardo leg?

defender Martin Taylor
After all, it’s ten years to the day since he was told that he might never play football again. When Birmingham City defender Martin Taylor mistimed a challenge during a clash with Arsenal at St Andrew’s – Eduardo suffered a sickening leg break.

What is Eduardo in English?

Eduardo is the Spanish and Portuguese form of the male given name Edward.

What is a nickname for Eduardo?


Region of origin Iberian Peninsula, Europe
Other names
Nickname(s) Edu, Lalo, Duarte
Related names Edward, Eduard, Édouard, Edoardo, Eddie, Eddy, Edu, Edvardo, Edvard, Ed

Why did Eduardo leave Arsenal?

Eduardo was sidelined for almost a year because of his injury, which he suffered following a controversial challenge by Martin Taylor. There were concerns the psychological scars from the tackle had a negative impact on his game, which is thought to be one reason the Arsenal manager allowed him to leave.

Who injured Diaby?

Paul Robinson
Diaby began the 2010–11 season scoring a goal and issuing an assist in the team’s second match of the season against Blackpool; a 6–0 win. During a match against Bolton at the Emirates Stadium on 11 September, he was injured after a challenge by Paul Robinson.

Is Eduardo a boy or girl name?

The name Eduardo is primarily a male name of Spanish origin that means Wealthy Guardian.

Where did Eduardo da Silva score his first goal?

November saw Arsenal’s first loss of the season, with Eduardo scoring in a 3-1 defeat to Sevilla, but their good form continued into December as the Croatian tightened his grip on the first team. He scored his first Premier League goals at Goodison Park, controlling a Gaël Clichy punt to flick an impudent finish past Tim Howard.

Who is Eduardo da Silva playing for now?

Eduardo da Silva will give Shakhtar Donetsk the lowdown on his old side Arsenal before their Champions League meeting on Tuesday. Photograph: Photomig/EPA

What did Eduardo da Silva say about Wenger?

The recent criticism Wenger has received baffles him and, like all the devout, Eduardo seems to regard the five years without a trophy as almost an irrelevance, a brief but inconsequential spell in the wilderness before the days of glory arrive. “Arsenal fans occupy every seat at the Emirates in every game the club plays,” he says.

Why was Eduardo da Silva in the reserves?

Eduardo trained with all the intensity he could muster, impressing Dinamo coaches with his resilience and adaptability. He toiled away in the reserves, even concealing a hairline fracture of his foot for fear it would harm his chances of playing.