Mateo Musacchio Biography

Mateo Musacchio

Quick Facts About Mateo Musacchio

Celebrated Name Mateo Musacchio
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Musacchio
Birth Name Mateo Pablo Musacchio
Birth Date 1990-08-26
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Argentine and Italian
Birth Nation Argentina
Place Of Birth Rosario, Argentina
Horoscope Virgo
Ethnicity White
Career Start 1999
Father Pablo Musacchio
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girl Friend Irene Gonzalez Toboso
Children Leon and Mateo Musacchio
Height 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight 73kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Current Team Lazio
Position Centre-back
Jersey Number 5
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Mateo Pablo Musacchio professionally known as Mateo Musacchio is an Argentine professional football player who plays for Italian club Lazio as a central defender. He started playing football for the local youth team of 25 de Mayo. In 1999, he moved to the youth system of River Plate. He made his first-team debut as a 16-year-old during the 2006-07 season. In August 2009, he moved to Villarreal CF in Spain, initially being assigned to the B team in the second division and made his official debut on 5 September 2009 as the reserves overachieved in their first season ever in that tier, eventually finishing seventh. On 13 February 2010, he made his La Liga debut for the club. On 30 May 2017, he moved to Italian club A.C. Milan signing a four-year contract. Four years later, on 27 January 2021, he signed for S.S Lazio on a permanent deal.

On the international level, he has represented Argentina at U17 and U20. In May 2011, he was first called by the Argentina national team. He made his international debut on 2 June 2011. He was part of the 2014 squad that finished as runners-up in Brazil. In 2017, he was asked if he would be interested in playing for Albania by Gianni De Biasi, but the player declined as he wished to represent his country of birth.

What is Mateo Musacchio Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the Argentine Primera Division: Clausura 2008 with River Plate.

Where is Mateo Musacchio From?

Mateo Musacchio was born on 26 August 1990. His birth name is Mateo Pablo Musacchio. His birthplace is Rosario, Argentina. He holds both the Argentine and Italian nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Virgo. 

Mateo Musacchio River Plate

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Mateo Musacchio Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the local youth team of 25 de Mayo.
  • In 1999, he moved to the youth system of River Plate and spent his youth career with the team until 2006.
  • He then joined their senior team in 2006 and made his first-team debut as a 16-year-old during the 2006-07 season. He was part of the squad that won the Clausura in the following year but did not feature in any games.
  • From 2006-2009, he made 10 appearances for River Plate.
  • In August 2009, he moved to Villarreal CF. There he was assigned to the B team in the second division and made his official debut on 5 September 2009 as the reserves overachieved in their first season ever in that tier, eventually finishing seventh. 

Mateo Musacchio Villarreal

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  • On 13 February 2010, shortly after ceasing to be a non-EU player, he made his La Liga debut for the club in a 2-1 home in against Athletic Bilbao, playing at the last 15 minutes. He also participated in the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League playoff round.
  • Following his impressive performances, he was permanently promoted to Villarreal's first team.
  • From 2010-2017, he has appeared in 249 competitive matches and scored seven goals for Villarreal CF.
  • On 30 May 2017, he moved to Italian club A.C. Milan signing a four-year contract. 
  • At Milan, he became a starter, oftentimes partnering up with the team's newly-appointed captain Alessio Romagnoli when the following Leonardo Bonucci’s departure to Juventus and Mattia Caldara’s two long-term injuries.
  • In June 2020, he underwent surgery on his left ankle and missed the remainder of games.
  • On 12 January 2021, he played his first match in ten months, featuring 62 minutes in a 0-0 penalty shootout victory over Torino F.C. in the round of 16 of the Coppa Italia. 
  • From 2017-2021, he has made 63 appearances and scored 1 goal for AC Milan.
  • Four years later, on 27 January 2021, he signed for S.S Lazio on a permanent deal.

Mateo Musacchio AC Milan

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Mateo Musacchio International Career

  • He has represented Argentina at U17 and U20. 
  • He has made 15 caps and scored 1 goal for Argentina U17 and 3 appearances for Argentina U20.
  • In May 2011, he was first called by the Argentina national team for friendlies with Nigeria and Poland.
  • He made his international debut on 2 June 2011. 
  • He was part of the 2014 squad that finished as runners-up in Brazil. 
  • In 2017, he was asked if he would be interested in playing for Albania by Gianni De Biasi, but the player declined as he wished to represent his country of birth.

Mateo Musacchio wife

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Mateo Musacchio Wife

Looking at his personal life, Mateo Musacchio is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend name, Irene Gonzalez Toboso. Irene Gonzalez is a Spanish Model and also an anesthetist. The couple has got two children's names, Leon and Mateo Musacchio. They are living their life happily together.

Mateo Musacchio Height

Mateo Musacchio stands at a height of 1.80m i.e. 5 feet 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 73kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Mateo Musacchio Net Worth and Salary

Mateo Musacchio earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth and salary is not revealed yet. Any updates on his net worth and salary will be updated here. 

Did You Know?

  • His paternal grandparents were of Albanian origin, being Arbereshe from Portocannone in the lower Molise region, Italy.
  • He holds both the Argentine and Italian nationality.
  • He wears shirt number 5 for Lazio.