The 34-year-old midfielder was in Mexican football and signed a contract until the end of 2021, with the possibility of renewal for another year
O Sao Paulo on the afternoon of this Tuesday, the 30th, the hiring of William. The 34-year-old midfielder was in Mexican football and signed a contract until the end of the season, with the possibility of renewal for another year. In this way, Tricolor announces another reinforcement for 2021. So far, Bruno Rodrigues, Ear, Miranda e Éder have already been presented to the fan as new hires. Benítez, ex-Vasco, is settled and already trains with the rest of the squad, but still awaits bureaucratic details to be made official.
William da Silva began his career in football in the youth categories of Juventus, from Mooca, in São Paulo, before moving to Palm Trees, still a boy. The athlete, however, suffered from health problems, having two cardiac arrests in adolescence and needing to interrupt his career for almost two and a half years, between 2004 and 2006. At Alviverde, he even returned to the pitch, but had little space in the team and was loaned to several teams, such as Ipatinga, Náutico, Vitória and Joinville. In 2012, he left the club from Paraná for Busan Ipark, from South Korea, where he stayed for just one season before migrating to Mexican football in 2013.
His best moment in football happened, in fact, in Mexico. First, in Querérato, William da Silva was able to share a locker room with Ronaldinho Gaucho, who had a discreet passage through the team, between 2014 and 2015. There, the midfielder also met and created a strong bond with Tiago Volpi – according to “Yahoo Esportes”, the goalkeeper had a direct participation in the negotiation with São Paulo. Then, he wore the shirt of América and since then he defended Toluca, where he made 73 matches, scored seven goals and gave four assists. In the field, William is known as a second middle man, participating in the construction and approaching the area to finish the plays. The figures on the “SofaScore” platform also point out that he is a very combative player, active in steals. In the system of coach Hernán Crespo, then, the southpaw arrives to compete for position with Daniel Alves, Hernanes, Tchê Tchê and other important figures.