Marcos Senna


Marcos Senna: A midfield maestro

Marcos Antonio Senna da Silva (Sao Paulo, 17 July 1976) was a holding midfielder who helped pull the strings in midfield for Villarreal CF, and the Spain team that were crowned European champions in 2008. 

He made 258 LaLiga Santander appearances with Villarreal, where he established himself as the pivotal figure in their midfield. He was marked out for his passing abilities and as a a set-piece specialist. Senna's threat from distance helped him to notch 20 goals and he set up a further 14 for teammates.

He ended his playing career with the New York Cosmos in 2015.