|Full name||Carlos Javier Matheu|
|Date of birth||13 May 1985|
|Place of birth||Quilmes, Argentina|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Defensa y Justicia|
|2013||→ Siena (loan)||0||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Carlos Javier Matheu (born May 13, 1985) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a central or right defender. He is currently playing for Defensa y Justicia in the Argentine Primera División.
Matheu made his professional debut in 2004 in Club Atletico Independiente, and soon established himself as a member of the first team squad. In the Apertura 2007 he chipped in with 4 goals in 15 games, a useful return for a defender.
He nearly moved to Lokomotiv Moscow for $3.3million (£1.6million) in July 2008 but chose to play for Cagliari instead. He was now repurchased by Independiente for 1.5 million dollars for the 50% of his rights (Independiente already owned 50%). After one season in Italy, he returned to Independiente.
At the end of the 2011-12 season, Matheu's contract expired and he returned to Italy, signing a contract with Atalanta.
On 30 August 2013, the Siena board announced the loan signing of Matheu until the end of the season.
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