Dario Silva overcame adversity

Dario Silva overcame adversity
Dario Silva, a busy life after leaving football. Now he is a scout for Cádiz. PHOTO: The Journal

Dario Silva he was always a warrior on the grass. Fighter, the Uruguayan striker went through LaLiga defending Málaga shirts, Espanyol and Sevilla where in addition to its embattled game, highlighting his hair dyed bright yellow. But her life, It would change because of a terrible accident.

Dario Silva and the accident that changed his life

As a player, Uruguay had a fairly prolific career. He played for Defensor, Peñarol, Cagliari, Espanyol, Málaga, Sevilla and Portsmouth English. He played for Uruguay whose jersey defended 49 sometimes scoring 19 goals. All this, was going to truncate a 23 September 2006, when his life was going to take a radical change.

Dario Silva with zamarra of Uruguay.
Dario Silva with zamarra of Uruguay. PHOTO: Brand

Dario Silva He was driving his truck through Montevideo with two colleagues when he lost control of it and overturned suffering a very serious accident whose consequences were going to be devastating as well as dire. While his two companions were unhurt, the player, He lost one of his legs have to be amputated below the knee due to the terrible accident. His life as a footballer was gone forever.

A very busy life after leaving football

But he was not going to surrender. Thanks to a fellow who patented a new type of prosthetic leg, He began his journey of overcoming. He came to play a game of homage and devoted himself to rowing, He even speculated participation in the Paralympic Games in London 2012. He was also dedicated to the breeding and sale of equines, to flirt with politics in Uruguay, to work as a waiter in a Malaga pizzeria after going broke and ending up being one of those footballers who end up as currantes and to be a scout for Cádiz in the Andalusia area. Undoubtedly a very busy life after leaving football that shows the fighting and warrior character of the former Uruguayan soccer player.

Dario Silva pizzeria
Dario Silva in his role as a worker in a Malaga pizzeria. PHOTO: Málaga Today
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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