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Juan Mata

Facts About Juan Mata

Celebrated Name Juan Mata
Age 34 Years
Nick Name Juan Mata
Birth Name Juan Mata
Birth Date 1988-04-28
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Spanish
Birth Nation Spain
Place Of Birth Burgos, Spain
Horoscope Taurus
Ethnicity White
Religion Atheist
College / University Technical University of Madrid and Camilo Jose Cela University
Career Start 1998
Awards UEFA European U19 Championship Golden Player, 2011-12, 2012-13 Chelsea Player of the Year, etc.
Father Juan Manuel Mata Sr.
Mother Marta Garcia
Sisters Paula Mata
Marital Status Dating
Girl Friend Evelina Kamph
Height 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight 61kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €30 Million
Salary £7 Million
Current Team Manchester United
Position Attacking midfielder
Jersey Number 8
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

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Juan Manuel Mata Garcia famed as Juan Mata is a Spanish professional football player who plays for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team as a midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of Real Oviedo in 1998 and played until 2003. In 2003, he joined the youth team of Real Madrid and began his career at the club. He played for Real Madrid Castilla in the 2006-07 season where he was given the number 34 shirt in the first team while wearing number 28 in Castilla. On 1 July 2007, he signed for fellow La Liga side Valencia CF on a free transfer where he became an integral part of the club's midfield, making 174 appearances over the course of four seasons. On 24 August 2011, he signed for the Premier League club Chelsea on a five-year deal for a fee believed to be in the region of €28 million. In his debut season, he won the UEFA Champions League and the FA Cup. The following year, Chelsea won the UEFA Europa League, making him and teammate Fernando Torres the first players to hold the Champions League, Europa League, World Cup, and the European Championships simultaneously. After falling out of favour at Chelsea under Jose Mourinho, on 24 January 2014, he was sold to Manchester United for a fee of £37.1 million. He made his debut for the club on 28 January 2014.

On the international level, he has represented Spain at various age levels. He has represented Spain at U16, U17, U19, U20, U21, U23, and the senior level. He was part of the Spain U19 squad that won the 2006 UEFA European U19 Championship in Poland. He played for the U20 side in the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup. He made his international team debut for Spain on 28 March 2009 in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier. In June 2009, he played at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, his first senior tournament. He was part of Spain’s squad that won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. In 2011, he resumed playing in the U21 side, helping Spain win the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship in Denmark where he won the Gold Player award and was part of the Team of the Tournament. He then returned to the senior squad for UEFA Euro 2012 and, after coming on as a substitute, scored Spain's fourth goal in the final as Spain defeated Italy 4-0 to retain their title as champions of Europe. He was included in Spain’s squad for the 2012 Olympic football tournament as one of their three designated overage players. However, Spain failed to score in any of their opening three matches and was eliminated at the group stage. Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps and scored over 5 goals for his country. 

What is Juan Mata Famous For?

  • Being a Spanish professional football player.
  • For playing as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United.
  • For being part of Spain's national team that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2012 UEFA Euro. 

Professional Spanish Footballer, Juan Mata

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Where is Juan Mata From?

Juan Manuel Mata Garcia was born on 28 April 1988. His birthplace is Burgos, Spain. He was born to his father, Juan Manuel Mata Sr., and his mother, Marta Garcia where he grew up alongside his sister, Paula Mata. His father, Juan Manuel Mata Sr., was also a footballer who played as a forward for nearby Burgos CF in the 1980s and early 1990s. He holds Spanish nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Atheist. His horoscope sign is Taurus. 

Juan Mata Childhood Picture

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Juan Mata Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Real Oviedo in 1998 and stayed there for three years.
  • In 2003, he joined the youth team of Real Madrid and began his career at the club. After appearing for their Cadete A team, he then swiftly progressed through the junior teams, Juvenil C and finally Juvenil A. In his last campaign (2005-06), he scored two goals in the league and three more in the Copa de Campeones, including the winner in the final against Real Valladolid, adding another three in the Spanish Juvenil Cup. 
  • He played for Real Madrid Castilla in the 2006-07 season where he was given the number 34 shirt in the first team while wearing number 28 in Castilla. In spite of Castilla's final Segunda Division relegation, he finished the season as the side's second-best scorer at ten, behind striker Alvaro Negredo, who registered 18.
  • On 1 July 2007, he signed for fellow La Liga side Valencia CF on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club on 2 September 2007 in a 2-1 win against UD Almeria. On 20 March 2008, he scored twice in the Copa del Rey semi-final match against FC Barcelona to help Valencia reach the final against Getafe CF where, on 16 April 2008, he netted the opener in a 3-1 win. In his first season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Valencia won the Copa del Rey that season. Additionally, he was voted the team's Best Young Player by fans and players alike that season. 
  • During his 2008-09 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 20 assists in all the competitions as Valencia finished in 6th place in the league. 
  • During his 2009-10 season, he made 51 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 13 assists in all the competitions as he helped Valencia to finish 3rd place in the league.
  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 18 assists in all the competitions as he helped Valencia to achieved back-to-back third-league places.
  • On 24 August 2011, he signed for the Premier League club Chelsea on a five-year deal for a fee believed to be in the region of €28 million. On 27 August 2011, he scored on his debut for the club in a 3-1 win against Norwich. He started his first game for his new club in their next fixture on 10 September away to Sunderland, helping Chelsea secure a 1-2 win. He made his UEFA Champions League debut for the club on 14 September 2011 and netted in stoppage time to help his side defeat Bayer Leverkusen by 2-0. On 29 October 2011, he assisted Chelsea's 6,000th league goal with an in-swinging cross which was headed in by Frank Lampard in a 3-5 home defeat to London rivals Arsenal. In his first season, he made 54 appearances for the club, scoring 12 goals and providing 20 assists in all the competitions as Chelsea won the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League that season. Additionally, he was also named as Chelsea Player of the Year that season.
  • He missed all of Chelsea's pre-season games as he was playing for Spain at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, but he returned to play in the 2012 FA Community Shield against Manchester City and was substituted after 74 minutes for Daniel Sturridge. On 29 September 2012, he scored his first Premier League goal of the season, assisting Fernando Torres for the opener and then scoring directly from a free-kick in a 2-1 away win against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. On 22 December 2012, he signed a contract extension with Chelsea which tied him up with the club until 2018. On 3 March 2013, he made his 100th appearance in all competitions for Chelsea in a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge. On 19 April 2013, he was nominated for PFA Players’ Player of the Year in recognition of his contribution to Chelsea's season in all competitions. The PFA's decision was based on his "ability to not only create goals but also score them himself" and saw him nominated alongside teammate Eden Hazard. On 15 May 2013, he gave a fine performance in the 2013 UEFA Europa League Final against Portugal's Benfica, assisting Branislav Ivanovic's injury-time winner from a corner kick. The next day, he was awarded the Chelsea Player's Player of the Year award. During his 2012-13 season, he made 64 appearances for the club, scoring 19 goals and providing 36 assists in all the competitions as Chelsea won the Europa League that season. Additionally, he was also awarded Chelsea's Player of the Year for the second successive season.  
  • During his 2013-14 season, he spent a lot of time on the bench under new Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho. He struggled to secure a regular first-team place under Mourinho as he had started just 11 of Chelsea's 22 Premier League matches. 
  • After falling out of favour at Chelsea under Jose Mourinho, on 24 January 2014, he was sold to Manchester United for a fee of £37.1 million. He made his debut for the club on 28 January 2014 in a 2-0 win against Cardiff City. On 29 March 2014, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 win against Aston Villa. He ended the 2013-14 season having scored six goals for Manchester United, all in the Premier League since he was cup-tied and unable to play in the Champions League and other cup competitions due to his participation in the tournaments with Chelsea earlier in the season.
  • He began the 2014-15 season in fine form. He scored the only goal in Manchester United’s second game of the Premier League season, a 1-1 draw against Sunderland at Stadium of Light, following it up with a goal against Queens Park Rangers in a 4-0 thumping, which was also Louis van Gaal’s first competitive win in charge of United. He was later dropped to the bench for the following two matches, making cameo appearances against Leicester and West Ham, with van Gaal preferring an attacking trinity of Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie and new signing Radamel Falcao in both games. On 22 March 2015, he scored a brace, including a bicycle kick in a 2-1 victory over Liverpool, a performance which he rated as his best for Manchester United. His second goal against Liverpool was also voted as Premier League Goal of the Month in March 2015. His inspired performances led to him being named Manchester United's Player of the Month for March. During that season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 2 March 2016, he was made captain for the home game against Watford and scored a free-kick, which was also the match-winner. On 6 March 2016, he received his first career red card after obtaining two yellow cards in the space of three minutes in a 1-0 defeat to West Brom. On 21 May 2016, he scored a goal for United in the FA Cup Final against Crystal Palace, leveling the score at 1-1 just three minutes after Jason Puncheon’s 78th-minute goal. He was substituted in the 90th minute and replaced by Jesse Lingard who would score the winning goal for United in extra time. During his 2015-16 season, he made 54 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 11 assists in all the competitions as Manchester United won the FA Cup that season. 
  • At the beginning of the summer, he was reunited with his former Chelsea manager and the person who sold him to Manchester United, Jose Mourinho. During his 2016-17 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Manchester United won the EFL Cup, FA Community Shield, and UEFA Europa League that season.
  • During his 2017-18 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions as Manchester United finished second in the Premier League and lost in the 2018 FA Cup Final against his former club, Chelsea.
  • On 19 July 2018, he scored United's first goal of the season in a friendly against Club America. His first competitive goal came in the 3rd minute of United's League Cup exit to Derby County on 25 September 2018. On 6 October 2018, he scored United's first goal in a 3-2 comeback win over Newcastle United. On 28 April 2019, he scored his final goal of the season in a 1-1 draw against his former club Chelsea. During his 2018-19 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions. 
  • On 19 June 2019, he signed a new two-year contract with Manchester United, keeping him at the club until June 2021 with the option of a further year. During his 2019-20 season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 17 October 2020, he received praise for his performance in a comeback 4-1 win against Newcastle United in the Premier League. On 23 May 2021, he scored his only Premier League goal of the season in a 2-1 away win over Wolverhampton Wanderers. During his 2020-21 season, he made 18 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 2 July 2021, he signed a contract extension with Manchester United, keeping him at the club for another year.

Juan Mata International Career

  • He has represented Spain at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Spain at U16, U17, U19, U20, U21, U23, and the senior level. 
  • He helped Spain U19 win the 2006 UEFA European U19 Championship where he was a key player. He finished the championship second to his teammate Alberto Bueno (five goals) as the top goal scorer of the competition, with four in five matches.
  • He played for the U20 side in the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup. 
  • He made his international team debut for Spain on 28 March 2009 in a 1-0 win against Turkey in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
  • In June 2009, he played at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, his first senior tournament. He started in the second group match against Iraq and came on as a substitute for Albert Riera in the semi-final loss to the United States. 
  • On 9 September 2009, he scored his first international goal for Spain in a 3-0 win against Estonia as Spain secured a place in the World Cup in South Africa. 
  • He was part of Spain’s squad that won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. 
  • In 2011, he resumed playing in the U21 side, helping Spain win the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship in Denmark where he won the Gold Player award and was part of the Team of the Tournament. 
  • He then returned to the senior squad for UEFA Euro 2012 and, after coming on as a substitute, scored Spain's fourth goal in the final as Spain defeated Italy 4-0 to retain their title as champions of Europe. 
  • He was included in Spain’s squad for the 2012 Olympic football tournament as one of their three designated overage players. However, Spain failed to score in any of their opening three matches and was eliminated at the group stage. 
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps and scored over 5 goals for his country.

Honors

  • Won the 2007-18 Copa del Rey with Valencia. 
  • Won the 2011-12 FA Cup with Chelsea. 
  • Won the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League with Chelsea.
  • Won the 2012-13 UEFA Europa League with Chelsea.
  • Won the 2015-16 FA Cup with Manchester United. 
  • Won the 2016-17 EFL Cup with Manchester United.
  • Won the 2016 FA Community Shield with Manchester United.
  • Won the 2016-17 UEFA Europa League with Manchester United.
  • Won the 2006 UEFA European U19 Championship with Spain U19.
  • Won the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship with Spain U21.
  • Won the 2010 FIFA World Cup with Spain.
  • Won the 2012 European Championship with Spain.

Awards

  • Won the 2011 UEFA European U19 Championship Golden Player.
  • Won 2011-12, 2012-13 Chelsea Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2012-13 Chelsea Players' Player of the Year.

Juan Mata Holding The 2010 World Cup Trophy

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Who is Juan Mata Girlfriend?

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. However, the Spanish star is not single. He is reportedly dating his beautiful girl, Evelina Kamph who has been together since 2013. Despite dating for so long they are still not married, but we believe that a wedding is definitely on the way. Any updates on his love life will be updated here soon.

Juan Mata and his girlfriend

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Juan Mata Height and Weight

Juan Mata stands at a height of 1.70m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 61kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Juan Mata Net Worth and Salary 

Juan Mata earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2007, he signed for fellow La Liga side Valencia CF on a free transfer. In August 2011, he signed for Premier League club Chelsea on a five-year deal for a fee believed to be in the region of €28 million. In January 2014, he was sold to Manchester United for a fee of £37.1 million. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is around €30 million and his salary is £7 million. His market value is around €3 million. 

Did You Know?

  • His father, Juan Manuel Mata Sr., was also a footballer who played as a forward for nearby Burgos CF in the 1980s and early 1990s.
  • He was part of the Spain U19 squad that won the 2006 UEFA European U19 Championship.
  • He was part of the Spain U21 squad that won the 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship.
  • He was part of Spain's national team that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and 2012 UEFA Euro.
  • He wears shirt number 8 for Manchester United.