Matías Sánchez

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Matías Sánchez
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Personal information
Full name Matías Ariel Sánchez
Date of birth (1987-08-18) August 18, 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Temperley, Argentina
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Racing Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Racing Club 46 (1)
2008–2012 Estudiantes 94 (1)
2013 Columbus Crew 14 (1)
National team
2007 Argentina U20 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:44, 29 July 2011 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Matías Ariel Sánchez (born 18 August 1987) is an Argentine footballer midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Sánchez made his way through Racing Club's youth system to make his debut in a 0–3 defeat to Boca Juniors on March 5, 2006. He became a regular in the Racing team, appearing in 15 of the 19 games during the 2006 Apertura tournament.

Sánchez was part of the Estudiantes de La Plata squad that won the 2009 Copa Libertadores.

Following the 2012 Major League Soccer season, Sánchez had been rumored as a target of the Columbus Crew. On February 8, 2013, Sánchez officially signed with the club.[1] Sanchez was released following one season in Columbus.[2]

International career[edit]

In 2007, Sánchez was selected to represent the Argentine under-20 team at the South American Youth Championship held in Paraguay. He was also part of the U-20 squad that won the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Estudiantes

International[edit]

Argentina U-20

References[edit]

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