Beto Da Silva
Full name: Luiz Humberto Da Silva Silva
Date of birth: 28/12/1996 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Lima (Peru)
Youth career: Grêmio Porto Alegre, Sporting Cristal (since 2013)
Current club: Sporting Cristal
Squad number: 30
Current national team: Peru U-20
Position: secondary striker, striker
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: Sudamericano U15 2011, Sudamericano U17 2013 (7/3), Bolivarian Games 2013, Sudamericano U20 2015 (8/2)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: FFOSA
Similar type of player: Fernando Torres
Style of play:
– number “9”/auxiliary striker
– likes to dribble
– striker is at his best when he can get a good diagonal through ball
– often uses his speed and skill to take on defenders
– likes to run at the defence
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– counter attack threat
– all-action and energetic
He is best suited to playing as:
Striker in 4-4-2.
Bolivarian Games 2013 3rd place with Peru.
Peruvian Primera División 2014 winner with Sporting Cristal.
Peruvian Primera División 2013: 2 matches/0 goals (Sporting Cristal)
Peruvian Primera División 2014: 14 matches/2 goals (Sporting Cristal)
Beto Da Silva is considered as one of the most highly-rated young players in Peru. He began playing football in Brazil but moved to Peru in 2011. Since 2013 he is a Sporting Cristal player. He made his professional debut on 19 June 2013 in a classic match against Alianza Lima. He scored his first league over a year later against Los Caimanes. He has even been nicknamed “El Fenomeno” by fans and media just like famous Brazilian Ronaldo. His father is Brazilian and his mother is from Peru, but he was born in Lima and decided to represent Peru national teams. He gained the notice of the youth team coaches and was called up for the youth squads. He represented his country at Sudamericano U17 2013, Bolivarian Games 2013 and Sudamericano U20 2015.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.