Genius. Magician. Legend. And undoubtedly one of the greatest players in Manchester City's history.
It was a love affair which started with that wonderful first league goal against Blackpool, was cemented with THAT pass at Old Trafford and remains as strong as ever after more than 200 appearances.
In a rare and wide ranging interview, the mercurial midfielder discusses everything from his diminutive frame, playing through the pain in the 2014 title win, avoiding the spotlight and his pride at leaving an indelible mark on the Club.
Watch the video above as Silva runs through his seven season journey in the sky blue and looks ahead to the future.