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Personal information
Full name Javier Alejandro Mascherano
Date of birth (1984-06-08) 8 June 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth San Lorenzo, Argentina
Height 1.74 m
Playing position Centre-back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current club Estudiantes de La Plata
Number 27
Youth career
1999–2003 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 River Plate 46 (0)
2005–2006 Corinthians 17 (0)
2006–2007 West Ham United 5 (0)
2007–2010 Liverpool 94 (1)
2010–2018 Barcelona 203 (1)
2018–2019 Hebei China Fortune 53 (0)
2019–2020 Estudiantes de La Plata 10 (0)
Total 428 (2)
National team
2003–2004 Argentina U20 22 (1)
2004–2008 Argentina Olympic 18 (0)
2003–2018 Argentina 147 (3)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Javier Alejandro Mascherano (born 8 June 1984) is a former Argentine footballer. He played as a center-back or a defensive midfielder. He has played for Liverpool, Barcelona, and the Argentina national team.

Career statistics

Club

Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate 2003–04 Primera División 21 0 13 0 34 0
2004–05 Primera División 25 0 12 1 37 1
Total 46 0 25 1 71 1
Corinthians 2005 Série A 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 0
2006 Série A 10 0 2 0 5 0 8 0 25 0
Total 17 0 2 0 5 0 9 0 33 0
West Ham United 2006–07 Premier League 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0
Liverpool 2006–07 Premier League 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 11 0
2007–08 Premier League 25 1 2 0 1 0 13 0 41 1
2008–09 Premier League 27 0 3 0 0 0 8 0 38 0
2009–10 Premier League 34 0 0 0 1 0 13 1 48 1
2010–11 Premier League 1 0 1 0
Total 94 1 5 0 2 0 38 1 139 2
Barcelona 2010–11 La Liga 27 0 7 0 11 0 45 0
2011–12 La Liga 31 0 6 0 10 0 5 0 52 0
2012–13 La Liga 25 0 6 0 8 0 2 0 41 0
2013–14 La Liga 28 0 7 0 9 0 2 0 46 0
2014–15 La Liga 28 0 7 0 12 0 47 0
2015–16 La Liga 32 0 6 0 8 0 5 0 51 0
2016–17 La Liga 25 1 5 0 8 0 2 0 40 1
2017–18 La Liga 7 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 12 0
Total 203 1 46 0 68 0 17 0 334 1
Hebei China Fortune 2018 Chinese Super League 26 0 1 1 27 1
2019 Chinese Super League 27 0 0 0 27 0
Total 53 0 1 1 54 1
Estudiantes 2019–20 Primera División 7 0 1 0 8 0
Career total 425 2 56 2 2 0 138 2 26 2 646 6

Notes

International

Argentina national team
Year Apps Goals
2003 1 0
2004 10 0
2005 3 0
2006 8 0
2007 14 2
2008 9 0
2009 10 0
2010 10 0
2011 13 0
2012 8 0
2013 9 0
2014 15 1
2015 12 0
2016 13 0
2017 6 0
2018 6 0
Total 147 3

International goals

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 5 July 2007 Estadio Metropolitano de Fútbol de Lara, Barquisimeto, Venezuela  Paraguay 1–0 1–0 2007 Copa América
2. 8 July 2007  Peru 4–0 4–0
3. 4 June 2014 Estadio Monumental Antonio V. Liberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Trinidad and Tobago 2–0 3–0 Friendly

Honours

River Plate

Corinthians

Barcelona

Argentina

Individual

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