Januario Silva was born in Santa Maria da Feira in 1984 and started to play at the age of 9 years old in AA Espinho and has played for clubs such as SC Espinho and AJF Bastardo returning in between to his first club. Currently plays in SC Espinho. He’s a 196-cm very good and experient libero, with good skills in reception and defense. In the last years he has been one of the values from the National Team and in 2018 he was in all the competitions in which the team has been present: Golden European League, Challenger Cup and Qualification for the 2019 EuroVolley. His will and good reception and support of the team in all the moments, made him a strong value within the team.