Profile of David da Silva, Scorer of Hat-tricks on Goal for 4 Different Teams in League 1. BETWEEN PHOTOS/M Agung Rajasa/nz
JAKARTA – Persib Bandung striker, David da Silva, has made an extraordinary achievement by scoring his fourth hat-trick in League 1. The interesting thing is, he managed to score three goals in one match when facing four different teams.
In the match against Persita Tangerang in Week 14 of Liga 1 2023/2024, Persib Bandung managed to beat their opponent with a striking score, namely 5-0. David da Silva was the star in this match by scoring three goals in the 9th, 48th and 51st minutes. Other goals were scored by Edo Febriansah in the 44th minute and Frets Butuan in the 90+3 minute.
This victory extends Persib Bandung’s unbeaten record in the last seven matches. This team is now in third place in the 2023/2024 Liga 1 standings by collecting 24 points.
David da Silva’s achievement in scoring his fourth hat-trick in League 1 should be appreciated. Previously, he had scored a hat-trick against PS Tira, Mitra Kukar and Bali United while still playing for Persebaya Surabaya in 2018.
Persib Bandung coach, Bojan Hodak, really hopes that David da Silva can continue to score hat-tricks in every match. He thinks David da Silva performed extraordinary because of his hard work and ability to score goals in training.
The victory over Persita Tangerang was also revenge for Persib Bandung, considering that they lost 0-4 to Persita Tangerang in Liga 1 2022/2023.
Next, Persib Bandung will face Persebaya Surabaya in the next match at the Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium. Victory over Persita Tangerang will be additional motivation for Persib Bandung ahead of the match.
Biography of David da Silva
David Aparecido Da Silva, who is familiarly called David Da Silva, was born in Guarulhos, Brazil, on November 12 1989. He has Brazilian citizenship and is known to follow the Christian religion. David Da Silva, who is currently Persib Bandung’s mainstay striker, is around 185 cm tall. He often plays the role of striker or striker in his team and is known to have a strong instinct for scoring spectacular goals when on the field.
David da Silva’s Career Journey
During his career as a professional footballer, David da Silva often changed clubs. In the Indonesian League, he has played for several teams such as PSIS Semarang, Persebaya Surabaya, and currently wears the Persib Bandung uniform. His performance with Indonesian clubs has always been impressive, especially when playing for Persebaya, where he scored 35 goals in one season.
David da Silva’s arrival to Persib Bandung in 2021 was very welcomed by team fans. He is expected to be able to strengthen Persib’s attack line. In the 2021/2022 season, David da Silva has scored 7 goals in 15 League 1 matches and has become one of Persib’s key players.
Apart from his experience in Indonesia, David da Silva has also played for Terengganu FA in Malaysia, where he scored 7 goals in 15 appearances. However, his performance declined and he was finally forced to leave the club.
David da Silva continues to be one of the reliable strikers who has stolen the attention of Indonesian football and remains a mainstay of the U-23 Indonesian National Team.