|Full name||Aníbal Samuel Matellán|
|Date of birth||8 May 1977|
|Place of birth||General Villegas, Argentina|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Current club||Argentinos Juniors|
|2007–2010||Arsenal de Sarandí||86||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
Matellán started his career at Argentine giants Boca Juniors, after several years of success with the club. During his time at the club, Boca won six major titles in five seasons; three league titles, two Copa Libertadores titles and one Intercontinental Cup. In 2001, he earned a transfer to German side FC Schalke 04 where he helped the team to win the DFB-Pokal in 2002.
After three seasons with the Germans, he returned to Boca where he won another major title, the Copa Sudamericana. During his two spells with Boca Matellán made 132 appearances for the club scoring three goals.
In 2005, Matellán signed for Spanish side Getafe CF, after only one season at Getafe he moved to La Liga new boys, Gimnàstic. After the 2006–07 season, he moved back to Argentina, signing for Arsenal de Sarandí.
Matellán headed one of the most important goals of his career on 30 November 2007 in the first leg of the Copa Sudamericana 2007 final against América to help give Arsenal a valuable 3–2 lead going into the second leg. After three years with Arsenal de Sarandí announced on 14 June 2010 his movement to Mexican side San Luis FC.
|1998||Boca Juniors||Primera Division Argentina Apertura|
|1999||Boca Juniors||Primera Division Argentina Clausura|
|2000||Boca Juniors||Primera Division Argentina Apertura|
|2000||Boca Juniors||Copa Libertadores|
|2000||Boca Juniors||Intercontinental Cup|
|2001||Boca Juniors||Copa Libertadores|
|2002||FC Schalke 04||DFB-Pokal|
|2004||Boca Juniors||Copa Sudamericana|
|2007||Arsenal de Sarandí||Copa Sudamericana|
- "Aníbal Matellán". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
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