WATCH: David Silva puts in a very un Silva-like crunching tackle for Spain

Before immediately getting up and planting the ball in the back of the net...


It’s safe to say that Manchester City and Spain playmaker, David Silva, is not known for his tackling.

With the ball, he is a gossamer presence, creativity personified. A man who you’d think wouldn’t need to kick his way out of a paper bag, because he’d simply convince the paper bag to split apart at the seams without moving a muscle.

So, then, not a man who puts in absolute cruncher like this: