Brazilian striker Cleiton Silva joins Chiangrai United outfit

Brazilian striker Cleiton Silva has become the newest signing of Thai League 1 outfit Chiangrai United, as reported by Goal Thailand.

Once Silva completed the deal, he will fill up the final slot of foreign players in Chiangrai United, alongside Victor Cardozo, Gilberto Macena, Kyaw Ko Ko and Lee Yong-rae.

Silva has been familiar with Thailand football scene. After plying his trade in his native country Brazil, the 30-year-old decided to go abroad and joined Thai League side BEC Tero Sasana in 2012.

After short spells with Querétaro and Delfines in Mexico, in late 2014 he signed for Thai club Muangthong United. In 2016, he became the first foreigner to score 100 league goals in Thailand.