Mathew Ryan facts for kids
Ryan lining up for Australia in 2018
|Full name||Mathew David Ryan|
|Date of birth||8 April 1992|
|Place of birth||Plumpton, New South Wales, Australia|
|Current club||Real Sociedad|
|2010–2013||Central Coast Mariners||80||(0)|
|2017||→ Genk (loan)||17||(0)|
|2017–2021||Brighton & Hove Albion||121||(0)|
|2021||→ Arsenal (loan)||3||(0)|
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Sydney, Ryan played youth football for Marconi Stallions, Blacktown City and Central Coast Mariners. He made his senior debut for Blacktown before moving to the Mariners' senior squad in 2010. In 2013, Ryan moved to Club Brugge, where he played for two years before joining Valencia.
He made his senior international debut in 2012, and has since established himself as Australia's first-choice goalkeeper, effectively succeeding his childhood idol Mark Schwarzer. He played at the 2014 and 2018 World Cups as well as the 2015 and 2019 Asian Cups, winning the Best Goalkeeper award at the 2015 tournament which his country won on home soil.
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