Matías Vecino

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Matías Vecino
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Personal information
Full name Matías Vecino Falero
Date of birth (1991-08-24) 24 August 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Canelones, Uruguay
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fiorentina
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Central Español 32 (2)
2011–2013 Nacional 18 (4)
2013– Fiorentina 58 (4)
2014 Cagliari (loan) 9 (2)
2014–2015 Empoli (loan) 36 (2)
National team
2010–2011 Uruguay U20 14 (4)
2016– Uruguay 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:01, 23 April 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:36, 16 November 2016 (UTC)

Matías Vecino Falero (born 24 August 1991) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian club Fiorentina.

Club career[edit]

Vecino started his professional career with Central Español in 2010, and switched to Nacional for the 2011-12 season. He was sold to Fiorentina for 2.5 million euros. He made his Serie A debut at 26 September 2013 against Inter Milan.[1] He was loaned to play for Cagliari in January 2014 and Empoli in for the 2014-15 season. He returned to Fiorentina for the 2015-16 season.

International career[edit]

Vecino has been capped by the Uruguay national under-20 football team for the 2011 South American Youth Championship and for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[2] He scored the goal to qualify Uruguay for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.[3] He made his debut for the Uruguay senior team on 25 March 2016 against Brazil.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Uruguay's goal tally first.[4]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 27 May 2016 Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay  Trinidad and Tobago 3–1 3–1 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://soccerway.com/matches/2013/09/26/italy/serie-a/fc-internazionale-milano/acf-fiorentina/1551920/
  2. ^ FIFA. "FIFA Player Statistics: Matias VECINO". Retrieved on 14 May 2013.
  3. ^ FIFA. "Uruguay end 84-year drought". 10 February 2011. Retrieved on 14 May 2013.
  4. ^ "M. Vecino". Soccerway. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 

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