Matías Sánchez
Matias Sanchez born 1987
Personal information
Full name Matías Ariel Sánchez
Date of birth August 18, 1987 (1987-08-18) (age 33)
Place of birth    Temperley, Flag of Argentina Argentina
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Nationality Flag of Argentina Argentina
Youth clubs
Flag of Argentina Racing Club
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
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Flag of Spain Estudiantes
Flag of the United States Columbus Crew
Flag of Spain Arsenal de Sarandí
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Flag of Spain Unión de Santa
Flag of Argentina Temperley
Flag of Australia Melbourne Victory
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Matías Ariel Sánchez (American Spanish: [maˈ ˈsantʃes]; born 18 August 1987) is an Argentine footballer who last played for Melbourne Victory.

Club career

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. Sanchez was released following one season in Columbus.

On the 16th of August 2017, Sánchez signed for A-League club Melbourne Victory on a one-year deal. On 15 May 2018, Sánchez was released by Melbourne Victory along with three of his teammates.

International career

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.

Personal life

Sánchez has a wife, a daughter and a son.




  • Copa Libertadores (1): 2009
  • Argentine Primera División (1): 2010 Apertura

Melbourne Victory

  • A-League Championship (1): 2017–18


Argentina U-20

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup (1): 2007

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