Javier Mascherano

  • Date of birth : 08/06/1984
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Argentina Argentina
 
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Javier Mascherano

Javier Mascherano

Clubs: CA River Plate, SC Corinthians Paulista, West Ham United FC, Liverpool FC, FC Barcelona

• Rose through ranks at River Plate yet made his international debut for Argentina − in a friendly against Uruguay (2-2) on 16 July 2003 − before he had appeared for the first team.

• Impressed over two seasons in midfield for the Buenos Aires club, winning the Clausura title at the end of his first in 2003/04, before joining Corinthians midway through the 2005 campaign; suffered a foot injury early on which ruled him out for six months.

• Returned in early March and was ever-present a few months later in Argentina's run to the 2006 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals, after which he signed for West Ham in a surprise deal with international team-mate Carlos Tévez.

• Moved to Liverpool in January 2007 and stayed at Anfield for three-and-a-half seasons, forming an effective defensive midfield partnership with Xabi Alonso; won no silverware but started the 2007 UEFA Champions League final defeat by AC Milan in Athens.

• An Olympic gold medalist in 2004 and 2008, he captained Argentina at the 2010 World Cup; joined Barcelona for a reported €22m in August 2010 as a replacement for Yaya Touré.

• Made 18 starts as Barcelona won the Liga title, and 11 appearances in the UEFA Champions League − including one at centre-back in the final against Manchester United FC − during the Azulgrana's fourth European triumph.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
 winner 2011, runner-up 2007
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2011 

Last updated: 03/07/13 14.23CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 14/07/2014 01:05 CET
15.08.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundGermanyGermany1-3ArgentinaArgentina8000
14.08.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundItalyItaly1-2ArgentinaArgentina7600
18.08.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona7-0LevanteLevante9000
25.08.2013Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
01.09.2013Spanish LigaValenciaValencia2-3BarcelonaBarcelona9000
14.09.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-2SevillaSevilla9000
21.09.2013Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano0-4BarcelonaBarcelona9000
24.09.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1Real SociedadReal Sociedad3500
26.10.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1Real MadridReal Madrid9000
01.11.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona1-0EspanyolEspanyol8900
01.12.2013Spanish LigaAthleticAthletic1-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
17.12.2013Spanish CupFourth roundBarcelonaBarcelona3-0CartagenaCartagena9000
22.12.2013Spanish LigaGetafeGetafe2-5BarcelonaBarcelona9000
08.01.2014Spanish CupFifth roundBarcelonaBarcelona4-0GetafeGetafe9000
11.01.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
19.01.2014Spanish LigaLevanteLevante1-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
22.01.2014Spanish CupQuarter-finalsLevanteLevante1-4BarcelonaBarcelona3300
26.01.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0MálagaMálaga9000
29.01.2014Spanish CupQuarter-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona5-1LevanteLevante1200
01.02.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-3ValenciaValencia9000
05.02.2014Spanish CupSemi-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona2-0Real SociedadReal Sociedad9000
12.02.2014Spanish CupSemi-finalsReal SociedadReal Sociedad1-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
15.02.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona6-0Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano2200
02.03.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1AlmeríaAlmería9000
08.03.2014Spanish LigaValladolidValladolid1-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
16.03.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona7-0OsasunaOsasuna8200
23.03.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-4BarcelonaBarcelona9000
26.03.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0CeltaCelta9000
29.03.2014Spanish LigaEspanyolEspanyol0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
05.04.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-1BetisBetis9000
12.04.2014Spanish LigaGranadaGranada1-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
16.04.2014Spanish CupFinalBarcelonaBarcelona1-2Real MadridReal Madrid9000
20.04.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1AthleticAthletic9000
27.04.2014Spanish LigaVillarrealVillarreal2-3BarcelonaBarcelona9000
03.05.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-2GetafeGetafe6600
11.05.2014Spanish LigaElcheElche0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
17.05.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona1-1AtléticoAtlético9000
07.06.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundArgentinaArgentina2-0SloveniaSlovenia7700
15.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageArgentinaArgentina2-1Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina9000
21.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageArgentinaArgentina1-0IranIran9000
25.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageNigeriaNigeria2-3ArgentinaArgentina9000
01.07.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16ArgentinaArgentina1-0SwitzerlandSwitzerland12000
05.07.2014FIFA World CupQuarter-finalsArgentinaArgentina1-0BelgiumBelgium9000
09.07.2014FIFA World CupSemi-finalsNetherlandsNetherlands0-0
(2-4(p))
ArgentinaArgentina12000
13.07.2014FIFA World CupFinalGermanyGermany1-0ArgentinaArgentina12000

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General info

  • Name: Javier Mascherano
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 08/06/1984 (30)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Squad number: 14
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)

  • Height: 174cm
  • Weight: 86kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    14/09/06: West Ham 0-1 Palermo

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Liverpool300
Barcelona380
Total680
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
West Ham20
Liverpool81
Total101
Last updated: 14/07/2014 01:05 CET
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