by Pete Richmire

TACOMA, WA. – The Tacoma Stars have announced the signing of Major Arena Soccer League veteran and free-agent Pablo da Silva. Da Silva appeared in 20 games last season with the Cedar Rapids Rampage and St. Louis Ambush. In those games he racked up 25 points on 10 goals and 15 assists. In addition, da Silva notched four power play goals on the year.

Da Silva’s impressive 20-year pro soccer career includes eight years as a pro in the indoor game. The Florianopolis, Brazil native picked up back-to-back MISL Championships with the Milwaukee Wave in 2010-11 and 2011-12. He also has indoor stops with the Baltimore Blast and Chicago Soul. Da Silva will join the Stars as they continue their road trip January 4, 2019.

Stars Head Coach, Nick Perera, is confident about the addition of Da Silva’s to the roster. “Pablo brings immense experience and technical ability to our team and we are excited to welcome him to the Tacoma Stars” 

The Stars continue their road trip in 2019 when they play the El Paso Coyotes on January 4 at 5:00 pm. Stars road games are streamed live on with live stats available at

The Stars next home action is Friday, January 11 against the Monterrey Flash. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:35 pm. Guarantee your seat to all the action by calling 1-844-STARS-84 or go to

Saturday January 12 is Tacoma Stars Teddy Bear Toss Night vs Ontario. Bring, or purchase your teddy bear at the accesso ShoWare Center and then when the Stars score their first goal of the game….let them fly on to the field! All stuffed animals collected will go to benefit Olive Crest and a big thank you to Spirit 105.3 FM for helping organize this great event!

There’s still time to purchase 2018-2019 Season Tickets or a Legacy Membership with the Tacoma Stars. Guarantee your seat to all the action by calling 1-844-STARS-84, or emailing, or go to

Single game tickets to all Tacoma Stars home games are available. Head to to purchase your tickets.

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