Silvio Diliberto

Silvio Diliberto (born December 16, 1963 in Rotterdam) is a former Dutch football player who was also a kicker in American football.

Silvio Diliberto
Personal information
Full name Silvio Diliberto
Date of birth (1963-12-16) 16 December 1963 (age 56)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1987 Sparta
1987–1992 Roda JC
1992–1993 Vinkenslag
1993–1994 Haarlem
1994–1996 Eindhoven
Teams managed
2011–2012 Muaither
2013–2015 Al-Shamal
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Association footballEdit

During his career in football he played for Sparta, for whom he made his professional debut as a winger in May 1982 against NAC,[1] Roda JC,[2] Haarlem and FC Eindhoven as a converted central defender.

American footballEdit

He retired from association football in 1996, but made a comeback in NFL Europe in 1997 - he was kicker for the Amsterdam Admirals[3] from 1997 to 2004.

Managerial careerEdit

During his time in American football, Diliberto went into soccer coaching and managed amateur side Hermes-DVS, CVV Zwervers, Germania Teveren and RKSV Groene Ster. In 2011 he moved to Qatar to manage Muaither and later Al-Shamal.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Diliberto was born to an Italian father and a Dutch mother.[4]


  1. ^ a b KASTEELKANJER: SILVIO DILIBERTO - Sparta Rotterdam (in Dutch)
  2. ^ Roda JC stats - Roda JC Spelers
  3. ^ Eerste kicker Diliberto voelt zich helemaal thuis bij de Admirals - Trouw (in Dutch)
  4. ^ "Shamal coach confident". Retrieved 8 May 2014.

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