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Wolves Wonderkid Breaks CR7 Record (Details below)

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Wolverhampton Wanderers wonderkid Fabio Silva has broken Cristiano Ronaldo’s record to become the youngest-ever Portuguese goalscorer in the Premier League.
Silva, 18, joined Wolves for a club-record fee of£35 million (R627 million) from FC Porto at the start of the season and netted his first goal for the club from the penalty spot during Monday’s 2-1 Premier League defeat to Burnley.

In doing so, he became Wolves’ youngest-ever goalscorer in the top-flight at the age of 18 years and 155 days old, breaking Rayan Aït Nouri’s record, while he also he became the youngest player from Portugal to score in the competition, according to Portugoal .
The latter honour was previously held by legendary forward Ronaldo, now of Juventus, who was 114 days older when netted his first Premier League goal for Manchester United in November 2003.

The highly-rated youngster is one of a host of Portuguese players currently on the books of Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, alongside esteemed internationals such as Rui Patricio, Nelson Semedo, Ruben Neves, Joao Moutinho, Daniel Podence and others.

He is also a Portugal youth international and the son of former Boavista midfielder Jorge Silva, who represented the Selecao on two occasions in 2002.


Ronaldo was previously urged to on Wolves – scroll through the gallery to see the Portuguese players in the club’s current squad
Cristiano Ronaldo has been urged to join Wolves – click through the gallery to see the Portuguese players on their books this season

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