Cleiton Augusto Oliveira Silva (born 3 February 1987) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as striker for Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC. He is described as a skillful winger who will take on any defender with his dribbling and pace. He spent most of his career at Thailand.
|Full name||Cleiton Augusto Oliveira Silva|
|Date of birth||3 February 1987|
|Place of birth||São Geraldo da Piedade, Brazil|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Position(s)||Forward / Striker|
|2012–2013||BEC Tero Sasana||63||(42)|
|2018||→ Suphanburi (loan)||12||(9)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:40, 15 April 2021 (UTC)|
BEC Tero SasanaEdit
His career took off in the 2012 season when incoming Head Coach Andrew Ord signed him to BEC Tero Sasana on a 3-year deal. In his first season Cleiton won the Thai League T1 2012 Golden boot with 24 goals with Teerasil Dangda.
After short unsuccessful spell with Delfines in Mexico, in late 2014 he signed for Muangthong United in Thai Premier League and scored 5 goals during the second leg of the 2014 Thai Premier League. With a hat-trick in a 3-0 win over in the 2016 season Silva became the first foreigner to score 100 league goals in Thailand.
|2010||Osotsapa||Thai League T1||15||7||-||-||-||-||-||-||15||7|
|2012||BEC Tero Sasana||Thai League T1||33||24||-||-||-||-||-||-||33||24|
|2014||Muangthong United||Thai League T1||14||4||-||-||-||-||-||-||14||4|
|2017||Shanghai Shenxin||China League One||26||17||5||3||-||-||-||-||31||20|
|2018||Chiangrai United F.C.||Thai League T1||2||0||-||-||-||-||2||0||4||0|
|2018||Suphanburi||Thai League T1||12||9||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|2020–||Bengaluru FC||Indian Super League||18||7||0||0||0||0||1||2||19||9|
- Muangthong United
- Chiangrai United
- "Bengaluru FC sign Thai-League's all-time top scorer Cleiton Silva". www.goal.com. June 20, 2020. Retrieved 2020-06-20.
- "Toyota Thai League Round 10: Bangkok Glass's fortress finally conquered". Football Channel Asia. 9 May 2016. Archived from the original on 29 June 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
- "申鑫官宣前泰超金靴加盟 曾是蒙通联进亚冠功臣". Sina. 18 February 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
- @bengalurufc (20 June 2020). "We've got him! The Thai League's all-time leading goalscorer is now Blue all through! Brazilian attacker Cleiton Silva has put pen to paper on a one-year deal with Bengaluru FC, with the option to extend by another year, the club can confirm. #NewBlue" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- เคลตันควงย็อคก้าคว้านักเตะ–โค้ชยอดเยี่ยมโตโยต้าไทยพรีเมียร์เดือนมีนาคม. goal.com (in Thai). 4 April 2013. Retrieved 4 April 2013.
- Cleiton Silva at Soccerway