Eddy Silvestre, a Spanish selection in Azerbaijan

Eddy Silvestre, a Spanish selection in Azerbaijan

Eddy Silvestre name came to the fore a couple of seasons ago after his good work at Real Murcia in the League Two, the Second Spanish Division. After the administrative decline murciano Segunda B team despite making a major campaign in summer 2014, the box pimentonero gave the young player to Granada Primera Liga where he has not had the expected opportunities. But nevertheless, that did not stop the player to become international but with a country other than their birth. Eddy Silvestre hand debuted Robert Prosinecki with the selection of Azerbaijan.

Eddy Silvestre was born in 1992 Roquetas del Mar, Almería. Real Murcia caught him very young after having formed at the base of Roquetas football and two years at the academy that has the Milan area. How does a player Roquetas de Mar gets to play with the selection of a country so remote and inhospitable as Azerbaijan?, very easy and logical. For family roots are the less a curious cocktail. Angolan father and mother of Azerbaijan. In fact, his full name is Eddy Silvestre Pascual Israfilov.

Eddy Silvestre in his time at Murcia.
Eddy Silvestre in his time at Murcia.

In 2013, Football Federation of Azerbaijan and contacted him to choose his jersey and closing the doors to be able to one day with his country of birth, Spain and the origin of his father, Angola. The player himself, He said he was delighted to play with selecting the country of his mother as a tribute to the same. But nevertheless, the prevailing situation at the time the Murcia made the player postpone this option. Prosinecki's arrival to the bench of the old Soviet country to replace Berti Vogts former Germany coach, that was 8 years in office, the situation changed.

Former Croatian footballer Roquetas quoted footballer who personally convinced and made his debut in March 2015 in the victory of Azerbaijan to Malta 2-0. curiously, it did so under the name Israfilov, his mother's maiden name. Eddy Silvestre Spanish in the land of fire.

Alberto Llopis

Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Colgadosporelfutbol.com. Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol

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