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Sergio Silva: Popular Uruguayan footballer dies at the age of 57

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Sergio Silva died on August 26, 2000. He was an Uruguayan footballer who played professionally in Mexico, USA and Uruguay.

Silva started playing football as a central striker in the Uruguayan Primera Division.

 

While playing in C.A., Cerro and his Cerro teammates joined the United Football Association under the auspices of the New York Skyliners in 1967.

In 1970, Silva moved to Mexico, where he spent the rest of his playing career.

 

He initially signed for Deportivo Toluca in the Mexican Primera Division but joined Torrero in 1972.

He moved to San Luis in the 1976–77 season and played for Tampico the following season after Tampico acquired the San Luis franchise.

 

In 1969, Silva played in two FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the Uruguayan national football team.

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