|Full name||Matías Ariel Sánchez|
|Date of birth||August 18, 1987|
|Place of birth||Temperley, Argentina|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
| Racing Club|
Arsenal de Sarandí
Unión de Santa
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Matías Ariel Sánchez (American Spanish: [maˈti.as ˈsantʃes]; born 18 August 1987) is an Argentine footballer who last played for Melbourne Victory.
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.
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.
Sánchez has a wife, a daughter and a son.
- Copa Libertadores (1): 2009
- Argentine Primera División (1): 2010 Apertura
- A-League Championship (1): 2017–18
- FIFA U-20 World Cup (1): 2007