2022 Updated: Bernardo Silva’s Net worth, Salary, Market Value, Endorsement, Football Career, & Honours

Bernardo Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva was born on the 10th of August 1994, and he is famously known as Bernardo Silva or simply Bernardo, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or a winger for Premier League club Manchester City and the Portugal national team.

Bernardo Silva salary

Club career


Bernardo Silva is a product of S.L. In Benfica’s youth system, Silva played for its ranks, and in 2013 they won the 2012–13 Portuguese Juniors Championship. The young star made his debut for Benfica B in a Segunda Liga match against Trofense on 10 August 2013

He made his debut for Benfica at the age of 19 on the 19th of October 2013, in a 2013–14 Taça de Portugal third round 1–0 away victory against Campeonato Nacional de Seniores club C.D. Cinfães, coming off the bench in the 80th minute. Silva’s good performance for Benfica B in the 2013–14 Segunda Liga earned him the league’s Breakthrough Player of the Year award. Unarguably, he was a member of Benfica’s domestic treble-winning team of the 2013–14 season.


Bernado Silva joined Monaco on a one-year loan deal on the 7th of August 2014. And as per report, he made his debut on the 17th of August in a Ligue 1 away match against Bordeaux, replacing Lucas Ocampos in the second half. Then on the 21st of September, he made his first start, in a 1–0 home win against Guingamp. On 14 December, he scored the only goal of a home win against Marseille.

On the 18th of October 2016, in the Champions League group stage away match against CSKA Moscow, Silva scored Monaco’s equalizer in the 87th minute to ensure that the match finished in 1–1 draw. Again, he scored Monaco’s last two goals in a 4–1 away win over Marseille to help Monaco move to the top of the Ligue 1 table for the first time since Week 5 of the current Ligue 1 season on the 15th of January 2017. On the 29th of January 2017, he scored an added-time equaliser in the 1–1 draw against reigning league champions Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes, putting his team on top of the league.

Manchester City

2017–2021: Domestic success and European final

His sensational performances against Manchester City for Monaco in the UEFA Champions League knockout legs in the 2016–17 season was noted by head coach Pep Guardiola and his backroom staff. BBC report has it that on the 26th of May 2017, Manchester City confirmed the signing of Silva on a five-year contract after passing his medical tests. The report has it that the transfer fee remains undisclosed, it has been reported to amount to €50 million (£43.5 million), which could reach €70 million with add-ons. Silva officially joined the club on 1 July 2017, ahead of the 2017–18 season.

2021–22: Fourth Premier League title

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola in the start of the 2021–22 season, revealed that Silva was one of three players that wanted to leave the club in the summer transfer window. Again, it was however reported that he was unhappy in Manchester, with Spanish La Liga side Atlético Madrid and Serie A side A.C. Milan being interested in signing him. After failing to leave the club in the transfer window, Silva began displaying impressive performances in the midfield for Manchester City, most notably in the 5–0 victory against Arsenal, scoring the only goal in a 1–0 win over Leicester City, and against Liverpool and Chelsea, being named man of the match in the latter, with manager Pep Guardiola describing Silva as “one of the best players in the world”.

International career

Bernardo Mota Veiga de Carvalho e Silva represented Portugal at the 2013 European Under-19 Championship, reaching the semi-finals. Due to his performances, he was named among the top 10 talents under the age of 19 in Europe by a selection of UEFA reporters.

The young star made his senior debut for Portugal, starting in a 0–2 friendly defeat to Cape Verde in Estoril on the 31st of March 2015

Again, the Portuguese star was selected for three matches in the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League group stage, scoring a goal in a 3–2 victory against Poland. And in the UEFA Nations League Finals, Silva played both matches and registered an assist in each as Portugal won the trophy on home soil, as he went on to be named the tournament’s best player.

Bernado Silva was named in Portugal’s final squad for the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament, as he appeared in all games of the eventual round of 16-exit to Belgium.

Bernardo Silva’s salary

Report Forbes has it that Bernardo Silva signed a six-year, $57 million contract with Manchester City F.C in 2017. Bernardo Silva’s salary per year is $9.5 million. Silva will be earning a basic pay of $9.5 million in 2022, with a cap hit of $9.5 million.

Bernardo Silva’s net worth

While playing for Pep Guardiola’s and Portuguese national teams, Bernardo Silva is always a key figure. According to Wtfoot, and the Forbes update, he has a net worth of $16.2 million. Adidas and Nike are among their sponsors.

Bernardo Silva Transfer Value

It was recorded that Bernado Silva joined Manchester City from AS Monaco in the summer of 2017 for a reported fee of $54 million. His market value as of today is said to be around $83.3 million.

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Primeira Liga: 2013–14


Ligue 1: 2016–17

Coupe de la Ligue runner-up: 2016–17

Manchester City

Premier League: 2017–18, 2018–19, 2020–21, 2021–22

FA Cup: 2018–19

EFL Cup: 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21

FA Community Shield: 2018, 2019

UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2020–21

Portugal U21

UEFA European Under-21 Championship runner-up: 2015


UEFA Nations League: 2019

FIFA Confederations Cup third place: 2017


Segunda Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year: 2013–14

SJPF Segunda Liga Player of the Month: October 2013, December 2013 & January 2014

UEFA European Under-19 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2013

UEFA European Under-21 Championship Team of the Tournament: 2015

UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: January 2017

UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2016–17

PFA Team of the Year: 2018–19 Premier League, 2021–22 Premier League

Manchester City Player of the Year: 2018–19

Manchester City Goal of the Season: 2022

Alan Hardaker Trophy: 2019

UEFA Nations League Finals Player of the Tournament: 2019

UEFA Nations League Finals Team of the Tournament: 2019

IFFHS Men’s World Team: 2019

ESM Team of the Year: 2021–22

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