Matias Fernandez Biography


Matias Fernandez

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Birth Name: Matias Fernandez
Date of birth:
Birth Country: Argentina
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   31 Years
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Matias Fernandez's full name is Matías Ariel Fernández Fernández, who is a professional footballer from Chili. He is popular in the football world for his dribbling skills as well as for his massive beautiful free kicks. He is from a middle class family born in Caballito, Buenos Aires, Argentina to Mirtha and Humberto. His mother is from Argentina and his father is from Chile. He moved to Chile when he was four years old. He has three siblings, all brothers and they are Ezequiel, Nazareno and Fatías Hernández. He is a Chilean. There is no information about his educational background.

Matias Fernandez is a married man. He married Alejandra Santibáñez in March of 2013. He also has one child with her, but he was born from his love affairs with her not after their married life. He is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and there is no any sign of this  couple getting divorced. 

Matias Fernandez has been fond of football since his childhood days. Though he was born in Argentina, he preferred to play from Chile as his father was from Chile and he wasted to make his father proud by wining something for Chilian national team. And he finally did it wining Copa America 2015. He began playing football when he was just twelve years old and at that time he played from the Colo-Colo. He played there for about two years, scoring 37 goals in 82 matches. Then he got an offer from Villarreal and soon he joined the club with a massive salary. These days, he is earning a salary with a net worth of 1 million euro.

 

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Born in Caballito, Buenos Aires

1986 15th of May

He is from a middle-class family. He was born in Caballito, Buenos Aires, Argentina to Mirtha and Humberto. His mother is from Argentina and his father is from Chile and he moved to Chile when he was four years old. He has three siblings, all brothers and they are Ezequiel, Nazareno and Fatías Hernández.. He is a Chilean. 

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Began his football career

1996

Matias Fernandez has been fond of football since his childhood days. He began playing football when he was just twelve years old and at that time he played from the Colo-Colo. He played there for about two years, scoring 37 goals in just 82 matches. 

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Made his first senior team appearance

2004 1st of August

He began playin for Colo-Colo when he was just twelve years old. He made his first senoir team appearance only in 2004. That time he played against Club Universidad de Chile. He played there for about two years, scoring 37 goals in just 82 matches. 

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Was captain of Junior Chile national team

2005

Matias Fernandez was fond of football since his childhood days. He began playing football when he was just twelve years old and at that time he played from the Colo-Colo. He was made a Chile junior national team captain in 2005 and he also scored a goal at that time.

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Made his senior team appearance

2005

After having a successful campaign with Chilean youth team in 2005, he was included in the senior team the same year. He also had a successful campaign with senior team as he won Copa America 2015 with them.

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Joined Villarreal

2006 of October

After scoring massive goals from the Colo-Colo, he got an offer from all around Europe. His goal scoring capacity is appreciated by the La Liga side Villareal too. So they made an offer to him and finally signed him in October, 2006.

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Listed in South American Footballer of the Year

2006

His junior football career was a successful one and he followed that spell in his senior team too. He scored around 40 goals in just two years playing for Cola Cola. In 2006, he was listed in South American Footballer of the Year.

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His first child

2008

He also has one child with his wife, Alejandra Santibáñez, but he was born from his love affairs with her not after their married life. He was born in 2008. The name of his child is Antonia Paz Fernández. He is about to be the father of his second child. 

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Joined Sporting

2009 1st of July

His successful career in Cola Cola didn't follow the same spell in Villareal. From his starting days, he was not able to impress his own manager and he was left to warm the bench several times. So, he joined Portugese side Sporting in July, 2009.

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Joined Fiorentina

2012 27th of July

Actually, he did had a successful spell in Sporting than he had in the Spanish club Villareal. In Sporting he scored about 12 goals from his sixty matches there. He played there for about three years and finally joined Fiorentina in 2012.

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Married to Alejandra Santibáñez

2013 of March

Matias Fernandez is a married man. He married Alejandra Santibáñez in March of 2013. He also has one child with her. He is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and there is no any sign of this couple getting divorced. 

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Won Copa America 2015

2015

Matias Fernandez really had a good time playing from his national team. He actually won the Copa America 2015. Chile won this cup for the first time in the history and he was also the main man to lead them to be the champion of South America. 

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