Thiago Silva has confirmed playing football longer as Paolo Maldini. Chelsea ‘s veteran defender Thiago Silva has confirmed that. Wants to continue playing football at the highest level until the age of 40-41, following in the footsteps of idol legend Paolo Maldini.
“My intention right now is Try to keep playing football at the highest level like Paolo Maldini, who stayed with AC Milan until the age of 40-41,” the Samba legend told Sky Sports.
“Of course, it might be a far-fetched plan. But this will help me to know where I have to work hard to keep myself fit enough for the competition that awaits.”
“As the present age is 36 years old, which normally has to enter the aging period, right? But I still feel that I can maintain the highest standards as before. It’s something to be proud of and I hope it stays like this for at least the next 4-5 years.”
Paolo Maldini is another legend of football. Trader only for AC Milan, stepping up to the first team at the age of 16 before playing as a pillar of the Red Devils – Black for 25 years until the age of 41.