Galatasaray SK took a point from their visit to Adana Demirspor (0-0), in a duel between important teams of the league. Juan entered on the second half. The Spanish player, who was very active, forced Stambouli’s sending off.
Mata made his debut with the Galatasaray shirt in a friendly against İstanbulspor (2-1). In his new adventure, he has chosen the number 64 in memory of the year of his parent’s birth.
The Spanish international arrives at the club with the best track record in Turkish football. His incorporation is part of an ambitious project, which has also been joined by Mertens, Torreira, Seferovic and Icardi.
On 1st July 2012, Juan Mata won the European Cup with Spain scoring a goal against Italy in a historic final at the Olympic Stadium in Kyiv.
Juan Mata publishes a full of gratitude and unforgettable moments video at Manchester United. For eight and a half years he has earned a place in the hearts of every fan. “I will always be one of you,” he says.
Manchester United swept aside Brentford (3-0) at Old Trafford. The Red Devils will not play in their stadium again this season. Mata was one of the featured players and received a standing ovation when he was substituted.
Manchester United and Chelsea matched their forces at Old Trafford (1-1). Fans of both teams greeted Juan with an ovation when he entered the pitch. Cristiano Ronaldo neutralized Marcos Alonso’s goal.
Juan Mata contributed in the second half to Manchester United’s win against Norwich City. The final 3-2 leaves the fourth position only three points away. Cristiano Ronaldo scored the three goals for the local team.
The initiative has been organized by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP). Alongside the United player, figures such as Alphonso Davies, Lucy Bronze and Ada Hegerberg have been involved with “Football for Ukraine”.
The documentary ‘Mom I want to be a professional footballer’ has been presented in Gijón. Juan Mata has participated in a production focused on an Asturian boy and girl who aspire to reach the elite. Juan Mata has participated in a production focused on an Asturian boy and girl who aspire to reach the elite.
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.
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).