JM updates

UEFA acknowledges Mata’s social commitment

Thanks to his implication at Common Goal, an organization of which he is co-founder, he has received one of the #EqualGame’s award. Khalida Popal and the German Football Association (Deutscher Fußball-Bund) have also received the award. “We want people to be able to conduct their future,” said the international Spaniard.

Mata looks again at the Champions Last 16 stage

Juan played almost the entire match in Manchester United’s last game in the first phase. The tie against Young Boys had no significance in the group’s classification. On Monday they will meet their rival in the round of 16 (a round he has played four times during his career).

The story of Juan Mata

Juan summarizes his trajectory in a video produced by Manchester United, from his beginning to his consolidation in the top flight.

The year of his life

Juan Mata remembered the Euro 2012 in the La Sexta series ‘Where were you then?’. He spoke of his goal in the final after a pass from Fernando Torres and highlighted the good atmosphere within the team.

My book

'Suddenly a footballer'

It is not the same to play football and be a footballer. Here, I try to explain how my life has been shaped by the beautiful game, the experiences I have had, and the decisions I had to make along the way, consciously or subconsciously, on and off the pitch.

Mata's world map


Several stadiums have had a big impact on my career (Mestalla, Stamford bridge, Old Trafford, Soccer City, The Olympic Stadium of Kiev, Allianz Arena, Wembley, Amsterdam Arena…) but football has let me travel so I’ve had the chance of meeting plenty more. I’ve located and compiled them so that you can see them on my particular ‘Mata´s wold map’. I hope you like it.