Nino Da Silva
|Full name||Nino Da Silva|
|Date of birth||May 26, 1979|
|Place of birth||Santos, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|1997–1999||Kansas City Wizards||10||(0)|
|1997||→ Orlando Sundogs (loan)||5||(1)|
|1998||→ MLS Pro-40 (loan)||11||(3)|
|1999||→ MLS Pro-40 (loan)||7||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Nino was born in Brazil to Nilton Da Silva, a former professional indoor soccer player. Attended St. Viator Catholic High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois. Was teammates with Walter Payton's son Jarrett Payton, Eric Peterson, and John Valentino at St. Viator. Led St. Viator to a 3rd place State finish his senior year. A standout American high school soccer player, Nino was two-time National Player of the Year in 1996 and 1997.
Youngest player at the time (17yrs. old) ever to sign a professional MLS contract.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|USA||League||Open Cup||League Cup||North America||Total|
|1997||Kansas City Wizards||MLS||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|