Mateus Uribe

Mateus Uribe


Personal Information

Full Name Andrés Mateus Uribe Villa
Date of Birth March 21, 1991
Nationality Colombian
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Role Midfielder

Mateus Uribe: A Brief Biography

Mateus Uribe is footballer from Columbia who currently plays for Mexican top division team, América and the Colombia national football team. Born on 21 March 1991 in Medellin, the midfielder is known for his adaptability.

Despite arriving on a new turf in the Mexico, Uribe rose up to the expectations in his first season with América as he netted the balls 11 times in the 31 appearances he made for the club in the 2017-2018 season.

Club Career

The Columbian began his footballing career in Argentina, when he joined third division club Desportivo Español in 2010 at the age of 19. Although he showed great potential but could not get establish his presence in the first team and ended the season with 2 goals from 4 appearances.

The next season saw him being scouted by Columbian top division club, Envigado. Arriving on his home turf in 2012, Uribe did not take much time to settle and swiftly secured his spot in the first team. The midfielder was associated with the club for a period of 4 years during which he was sent on loan to Deportes Tolima, which is another top division club, in the 2015-16 season. Uribe ended his ties with Envigado in 2016 with 7 goals in 87 appearances.

The 2016-17 season saw him joining one of Columbia's top clubs, Atlético Nacional. Uribe helped his team won the League title along with Copa Colombia 2016, Copa Libertadores 2016 and Recopa Sudamericana 2017. In the Uribe made 47 appearances across all competitions while netting the ball 7 times.

A highly successful stint with Atlético Nacional led to his transfer to his current team, América for a transfer fee of 4.55 million Euros.

International career

Mateus Uribe emerged on the international platform in 2017 and played a key role in Colombia’s run to the Round of 16 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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