Football career Born in Gondomar, Porto District, Silva began his career at FC Porto before transferring to rivals S.L. Benfica in 2015, then returning two years later. With 20 goals in 26 games for the under-19 team by February 2019, he was called up by manager Sérgio Conceição to train with the first team.
He made his Primeira Liga debut for FC Porto on 10 August 2019 in a 2–1 loss at Gil Vicente, playing the final 11 minutes in place of Otavinho.
Personal life Silva's father Jorge was a defensive midfielder who won the league in 2001 for Boavista F.C. and was capped twice by Portugal, and his older brother also named Jorge played that position for S.S. Lazio.