Matías Fernández Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Sep, 2018
Facts of Matías Fernández
Date of Birth: 1986 , May-15
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Argentina
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Matías Fernández
Birth Name Matias Ariel Fernandez
Nick Name Matigol
Nationality Chilean
Birth Place/City Caballito, Buenos Aires
Profession Football player
Working For Fiorentina, Chilean national team
Net Worth 5.000.000 Euros
Salary 1 million Euro
Weight in KG 73kg
Married Yes
Married to Alejandra Santibanez
Children 1
Siblings Fatias Fernandez, Ezequiel Fernandez and Nazareno Fernandez.
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Matias Ariel Fernandez Fernandez is the full name for Matias Fernandez. He is a 27-year-old Chilean professional footballer playing in the position of Midfielder. Matias Fernandez was born in the year 1986 May 15 at Caballito, Buenos Aires in the Nation Argentina. This Argentinian born Chilean footballer cherishes the height of 178 cm and weight of 73 Kg. He is married to Alejandra Santibanez in 2013 being the father of the first child in 2008. He has three siblings namely Fatias Fernandez, Ezequiel Fernandez and Nazareno Fernandez.

According to the salary statistics record of 2012, his Salary was reported to be 1 million Euro. This 27-year-old attacking midfielder has the market value of 5.000.000 Euros and the agent is Beratunng durch Familienangehorigen. As of 2018, his current market value is 2,50 Mill. €. His highest market value was 14,00 Mill. € in 2007. He has an active right foot in the ball. His Current Team is Italian Serie A Club called AC Florenz from the squad No.14. Also, he is lining up in the midfield representing Chile from the Current first Team of Chile National Football Team.   

Matigol is the nickname of this talented player who started his youth career joining in the team of Union La Calera in 1996. He was trained and played for the club since 1996 to 1998. In 1998, he moved to Colo-Colo teaming as the youth squad at the age of 12. From 2004, Matigol aka Matias Fernandez started his professional debut from the same club. He has played in 82 different football matches bagging 37 goals till 2006.

In 2006, Matias Fernandez joined the Spanish club, Villareal. He played for the team in 70 different matches bagging 7 goals for the team. In 2009, he made the move to a Portugal Club called Sporting Clube de Portugal in the four-year contract. He appeared in 69 different matches bagging 12 goals for the team. Later in 2012, he joined Italian Serie A club Fiorentina. So far, he has played in 44 different matches scoring 4 goals.

Matigol, Matias Fernandez, debuted in the Chile National Football Team since 2005. He had captained at the 20005 FIFA World Youth Championship. He appeared in 13 matches from the team bagging 5 goals for the team. His key role in the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship established him as a prominent part in the first team of the Chile National Football Team. He has represented Chile in 60 different games scoring 14 goals for the team. Matias Fernandez has won the South American Footballer of the Year in 2006.

During the seasons from 2008 till the current season, he has been injured several times with the muscular problems, intraarticular ligament crack initiation in a knee and other unknown injuries. Matigol is skilled in dribbling the ball. He has good creativity and vision in the game. Being an enthusiastic and energetic midfielder, he has a good speed in the game.

Matigol is very good at giving long shots. It is his strongest point in a game. He likes to play in short passes and loves to dribble. However, he is not so good at the Aerial Duels and tackling. Thus, he does not quickly dive into tackling the ball from the opponent.              

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