Javier Matias Pastore is an Argentine professional footballer who was born on 20th of June 1989 in Córdoba, Argentina. He is an attacking midfielder, currently playing for AS Roma.
He is a gifted right foot player who can play at many positions on the field with his elegance and quickness.
He made his professional debut with Huracán in the year 2008 which was lost to River Plate with scores 1-0 after 90 minutes.
He made his international debut against Canada in 2010 in a winning cause. He replaced Sergio Agüero in the 77th minute to make his FIFA World Cup debut against Greece, a game that Argentine won 2-0.
Rise to glory
He stole the limelight when he assisted Edinson Cavani’s scoring goal for Catania against Juventus in 2009.
He soon became a regular on the team and scored his first hattrick against Catania. He made it into the UNFP team of the season in 2015.
He represented Tallers in his youth and senior career from 2002-2008. He played for Huracán in 2009 and later played for Palermo till 2011. He currently plays for Paris Saint-Germain.
He scored 29 goals in his 174 appearances. He scored 2 goals in 29 appearances for Argentina.