It’s Official: Danilo

31 Mar


The club made an official announcement regarding Danilo today. The club has reached an agreement with Porto for the transfer that will occur officially in the summer.



Real Madrid C. F. and FC Porto have reached an agreement over the transfer of Danilo, he will join the club next season and has a contract until 30 June 2021.

The right back, who will join Real Madrid next season, is 23 years old and is a regular fixture in the Brazil national squad.

Danilo Luiz da Silva (Bicas, Brazil, 15-07-1991) will join Real Madrid next season. Aged 23, he is already a regular member of the Brazilian squad. He is a right back who covers a lot of ground, he is quick, technical and hits the ball well. These qualities are enhanced by a spectacular physique making him a danger in attack.

After taking his first footballing steps with América Mineiro, he joined Santos in 2010. He won the Copa Libertadores there in 2011, and scored the decisive goal in the final against Peñarol. In 2012 he made the step up to European football and joined Porto where he has established himself as one of the most influential players in world football.

He won the Under-20 World Cup with Brazil in 2011 and a silver medal at the Olympic Games in London, Danilo has obtained two Super Cups and two league titles with Porto. This season he has played in 34 games and scored 4 goals. In the current Champions League he has participated in 7 games and scored one goal helping Porto to qualify for the quarter-finals. 

América Mineiro (2009-10)
Santos (2010-11)
Porto (2012-15)
Real Madrid (2015- )

1 Copa Libertadores (2011)
2 Portuguese league titles (2012 y 2013)
2 Portuguese Super Cups (2012 y 2013)
1 Under-20 World Cup with Brazil (2011)
Silver at the Olympic Games in London (2012)

He is a regular fixture in the Brazil national squad.

Welcome to the crazy, Danilo!


4 Responses to “It’s Official: Danilo”

  1. jellyace March 31, 2015 at 10:22 pm #

    I can’t wait to see his “spectacular physique”

  2. JUNIOR, Madridista For Life. March 31, 2015 at 10:52 pm #

    Welcome to the Casa Blanca! The purchase of Danilo spells the end for Arbeloa. Carvajal and Danilo will be contesting for that Right Back position. Let’s see where Arbeloa will end up.

    • watishistacorrespondents March 31, 2015 at 11:07 pm #

      Rumors have Liverpool looking to take Arbeloa back

  3. kfunk22 April 2, 2015 at 8:42 am #

    a defender!!!! what insanity* is this?

    *and by insanity i mean, smart problem-solving and excellent planning.

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