João De Silva is the bench-warmer for the Brazilian soccer team, the Festive Piranhas in the Backyard Soccer series.


João is a boy with a round head, light brown hair, and dark skin.


  • Throughout the Backyard Series, João's name is spelled as "Joao"
  • In real life, João was a bossa nova singer. But to make things even more interesting, Astrud DeBuzios minus DeBuzios was formerly married to him who also is a samba/bossa nova singer.
  • The singers, João and Astrud, last name is Gilberto (also a player for the Festive Piranhas).