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Javier Mascherano Biography

Javier Alejandro Mascheranois an Argentine footballer who plays as a central defender for FC Barcelona and a defensive midfielder for Argentina national team. Mascherano came through the youth ranks at River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina before before making his club debut. Mascherano won his first silverware when River won the 2003–04 Clausura (Closing) championship. Mascherano joined Corinthians in mid-season and played a total of 26 games for the club. During the northern summer 2006 transfer window, Mascherano joined West Ham United for an undisclosed amount. At the beginning of 2007, he joined Liverpool on loan and made his debut for Liverpool against Sheffield United on 24 February 2007. He was runner up in the UEFA Champions League in his first season on Merseyside and again finished runner up in the Copa América with Argentina. He officially signed for Liverpool in February 2008 for £18.6 million. He won a second Olympic gold medal with Argentina in the Beijing 2008 Games and was considered a key part of the national side by past coach Diego Maradona who appointed him captain. He is also an Italian national which makes him eligible as an EU player.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Javier Alejandro Mascherano
Nationality Argentina
Position Defender
Last Club Liverpool
Shirt Number 20
Career
Clubs
Liverpool Feb 2007 - Aug 2010
West Ham Sep 2006 - Jan 2007
FC Barcelona Aug 2010 - Present
CA River Plate Jan 2003 - Jun 2005
SC Corinthians Paulista Apr 2005 - Aug 2006
National
Argentina Under 21 Aug 2008 - Aug 2008
Argentina Jan 2004 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Liverpool
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2010/2011 Premier League 1 0 1 0 0 78
2009/2010 Premier League 34 0 1 10 3 2755
UEFA Europa League 8 1 0 2 0 740
UEFA Champions League 5 0 0 0 0 358
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2008/2009 Premier League 27 0 1 6 0 2313
UEFA Champions League 8 0 1 3 0 686
FA Cup 3 0 0 0 0 213
2007/2008 Premier League 25 1 0 6 2 2158
UEFA Champions League 13 0 0 1 0 1184
2006/2007 Premier League 7 0 0 1 0 617
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 3 0 376
Total 136 2 4 32 5 11568
West Ham
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FC Barcelona
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SC Corinthians Paulista
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National
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Argentina Under 21
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2008 Beijing Olympics 6 0 0 0 0 570
Total 6 0 0 0 0 570
Argentina
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Javier Mascherano Latest News & Articles

Do Barcelona really need Philippe Coutinho?
Do Barcelona really need Philippe Coutinho?
After a failed move for Coutinho in the summer, Barcelona is reportedly still interested in him but do they really need him?
Reports: Barcelona interested in £25m Manchester United star
Reports: Barcelona interested in £25m Manchester United star
Barcelona could buy this Manchester United player to strengthen their squad in January
Barcelona reportedly agree departure of two first-team stars in January
Barcelona reportedly agree departure of two first-team stars in January
Barcelona could suffer the loss of two players due to the FIFA World Cup
5 players who could leave Barcelona in January
5 players who could leave Barcelona in January
These five players are linked with some of Europe's best clubs!
Barcelona transfer news: Condition for Mascherano's departure, No Coutinho deal in January more - 12th December 2017 
Barcelona transfer news: Condition for Mascherano's departure, No Coutinho deal in January more - 12th December 2017 
All the transfer news related to Barcelona Football Club.
Reports: Barcelona identify Javier Mascherano replacement
Reports: Barcelona identify Javier Mascherano replacement
Smart move from Barcelona but is he worth the risk?
5 Barcelona players who could be available in January 
5 Barcelona players who could be available in January 
FC Barcelona are looking to sell fringe players to accommodate transfer targets
Real Madrid's January targets revealed, Messi rejected £850k a week offer from top side and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 5 December 2017
Real Madrid's January targets revealed, Messi rejected £850k a week offer from top side and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 5 December 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer stories of the day
Reports: Barcelona set their sights on £50 million-rated Serie A star
Reports: Barcelona set their sights on £50 million-rated Serie A star
The defender has been identified as a replacement for wantaway star defender - Javier Mascherano
Reports: Out-of-favour Chelsea star to push for Barcelona move
Reports: Out-of-favour Chelsea star to push for Barcelona move
After seemingly falling out with Antonio Conte, the Chelsea star is reported to have his sight set on a move to La Liga giants - Barcelona
Reports: PSG keen on signing another Barcelona superstar
Reports: PSG keen on signing another Barcelona superstar
Barcelona can't do anything once again!
Reports: Ex-Liverpool star set for dramatic Merseyside return 
Reports: Ex-Liverpool star set for dramatic Merseyside return 
Jurgen Klopp could use the Argentinian to shore up the defence
5 players who don't deserve to play at Barcelona anymore
5 players who don't deserve to play at Barcelona anymore
It is time for Barcelona to cut their losses and replace some of these players
Copa del Rey 17/18: Real Murcia 0-3 Barcelona; 5 Talking Points
Copa del Rey 17/18: Real Murcia 0-3 Barcelona; 5 Talking Points
Deulofeu and Arnaiz impressed as Barcelona beat Real Murcia 3-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey's round of 32 last night
Twitter explodes as Lionel Messi's hat-trick seals Argentina's World Cup qualification
Twitter explodes as Lionel Messi's hat-trick seals Argentina's World Cup qualification
Lionel Messi proved to be Argentina's ticket to the 2018 World Cup as he tore through Ecuador to help the Albiceleste win 3-1
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