Alexandru Mățel

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Alexandru Mățel
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Mățel with Dinamo Zagreb in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-10-17) 17 October 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Constanța, Romania
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Dinamo Zagreb
Number 77
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Farul Constanța 46 (2)
2007–2009 Delta Tulcea (loan) 52 (1)
2010–2015 Astra Giurgiu 84 (6)
2015– Dinamo Zagreb 43 (2)
National team
2009–2011 Romania U21 6 (0)
2011– Romania 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 September 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 June 2016

Alexandru Mățel (born 17 October 1989) is a Romanian professional footballer who plays for Croatian team Dinamo Zagreb and Romania national team mainly as a right back.

He began his career at Farul Constanța, then transferred to Astra Giurgiu, where he won his first two trophies and played in the UEFA Europa League. He was a part of Romania's UEFA Euro 2016 squad.

Club career[edit]

Dinamo Zagreb[edit]

In January 2015, Mățel signed a 4 12-year contract with Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb.[1] He made his debut for the club on 7 February 2015 in a 2-1 victory against Lokomotiva Zagreb and played 13 matches in the 2014–15 season as Dinamo secured both the league title and the cup.

International career[edit]

On 2 September 2011, Mățel made his senior debut for Romania in a UEFA Euro 2012 qualification match against Luxembourg, playing the full 90 minutes.[2]



Astra Giurgiu
Dinamo Zagreb


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