World Best Football Player Javier Mascherano Profile


World Best Football Player Javier Mascherano Profile

World Best Football Player Javier Mascherano Profile

World Best Football Player Javier Mascherano Profile

Javier Alejandro Mascherano known as Javier Mascherano. Javier Mascherano is an Argentine professional footballer. He plays for FC Barcelona in La Liga and the Argentina national team, as a central defender or defensive midfielder.

Mascherano began his career at River Plate. In 2003,04 he earned his first senior honors, winning the Primer Division Argentina. He also won an Olympic gold medal with Argentina in the Athens Games and finished runner up in the Copa America 2004.

Conditions on 28 August 2010, accepted a four-year contract with FC Barcelona in the contract for the 24 million. On 30 August 2010, Mascherano passed the medical to complete the transfer to Bara, and told Bara TV “The truth is, it’s a dream, it is a great joy” [47] by League debut on September 11, 2010 starting from the home 0-2 defeat against recently promoted Hrcules CF, marking the first defeat at the Camp Nou for 16 months.

Mascherano had a mixed season at the Camp Nou, spending the first half of the season mainly coming off the bench in the second half but played out the role of the quarterback position. On 28 May 2011, Mascherano started next to Gerard Piqu in the 2011 UEFA Champions League final against Manchester United. Barcelona won the game 3-1, and Mascherano dedicates win to Liverpool fans, some of which were anxious to move away. The run to the final, Mascherano denied Arsenal’s Nicklas Bendtner a certain goal at the end of a sliding tackle on the second leg of the round of 16 game, which the Catalan side beat Arsenal 3-1, 4-3 on aggregate.

Second season, Mascherano played almost exclusively on the quarterback, the team regularly to protect you start putting consistent performances.

On July 26, 2012, Mascherano signed a contract extension with Barcelona, the Catalan giants which will keep him in the 2016 buy-out clause set at 100 million. On 7 June 2014, Mascherano signed an extension to his contract, tying to the Catalan club until 2018, and keeps the buy-out clause of 100 million .

Personal information

Full name : Javier Alejandro Mascherano

Date of birth : 8 June 1984

Place of birth :  San Lorenzo, Argentina

Height :  1.74 m

Playing position :  Centre back / Defensive midfielder

Club information

Current club : Barcelona

Jersey Number :  14


World Best Football Player Javier Mascherano Profile