Matías Jesús Almeyda

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Birthday
21, 1973
Birthplace
Azul, Argentina
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Azul, Argentina

About

Former defensive midfielder nicknamed "El Pelado" who represented Argentina for a decade and played in two FIFA World Cups. He spent the majority of his career with River Plate, with whom he won three Argentine Primera División titles. 

Before Fame

He began his River Plate career as an understudy to Leonardo Astrada. He made his senior debut with the club in 1991..

Trivia

Following his retirement from playing, he became the manager of clubs like Guadalajara and Banfield. 

Family Life

He married Luciana Garcia Pena and has a daughter named Sofia. 

Associated With

He was teammates with Mauricio Pochettino on the Argentinian national team.