Matija Nastasić is a Serbian footballer who plays for Premier Leagueside Manchester City and the Serbia national football team. He plays as a centre back. He is known for his excellent passing range, speed, and composure. Matija Nastasić is a product of Partizan youth academy. Unable to find space in the Partizan first team setup, he was sent out on loan to Serbian second division side FK Teleoptik Zemun. Nastasić spent some time in the Fiorentina youth side, training with the first team on myany occassions. He made his Serie A debut on the 11th of September, 2011 in a 2-0 win against Bologna. He went on to make a further 25 appearances that season but one stood out more than any and it was during this performance that he announced himself to Italian and World football. Nastasić signed a 5 year contract with new club Manchester City, ending on 30 June 2017. He made his debut for the club on 18 September 2012, starting in a Champions League away fixture against Real Madrid in Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. He made his Premier League debut on 29 September in a 2–1 win against Fulham. His great form and impressive statistics won him the club's Player of the Month Award for November.