Santiago Silva He was authorized by the AFA Disciplinary Court to return to playing football professionally. The forward had been suspended for two years in 2020 for a positive doping due to a treatment that he performed with his partner to be able to have children.
On November 11, the footballer had explained in ESPN F90: “I am suspended for a 2019 game between Gymnastics LP and Newell’s. After three months they tell me that I tested positive for an anti-doping. I was doing fertility treatment to have my third child with my wife and she was applying a gel for a low level of a hormone“.
After the scandal that led to the suspension of the Uruguayan, the claims – judicial and public – took place and the 40-year-old attacker, who had accused the leaders of wanting to force him into retirement, will be able to step on the fields of an Argentine football that knows him good: the forward went through Newell’s, Gimnasia, Vélez, Banfield, Boca, Lanús, Arsenal, Talleres and Argentinos. It remains to know where he will continue his career.
THE RETURN OF THE TANK! Santiago Silva was authorized to play football again after the AFA Disciplinary Court lifted his sanction. pic.twitter.com/TvKh2cYGyg
– ESPN Uruguay (@ESPNUruguay) April 22, 2021