Thiago Silva feels lucky to be able to learn from Nesta and Maldini
36 years old defender who joined
as a free agent after his time at
is now on national duty and have talked about his experience of playing alongside with great players
“Every country has its own way of seeing football,” the Brazilian said.
“I grew up a lot in Italy, one of the best schools for defenders and the defensive phase. At the beginning of my career I was lucky enough to play next to two professors.
“I played with Maldini and then I had the chance to play with Nesta, I played with them for two years and in that time I learned a lot.”
He also talked about playing football in Paris and London
“Football is more physical and harder in France.
“PSG have dominated in recent years and this has led us to take more risks.
“In Premier League you always face teams with very fast players up front, the pace is very high.
“After the first two games I left the pitch with a headache for the many aerial duels and the speed with which you play. It’s definitely a different league than the other two I played in.”