Hockey players must be physically tough, willingness to battle through injuries and has adapting ability and Auston Matthews has acquired it all. He is a professional ice hockey player for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. Previously, he played for the U.S National U18 team in USHL. His career with Toronto Maple Leafs started in 2016. Auston Matthews was born on 17th September 1997 and this makes his age 19 years now. His place of birth was San Ramon, California, U.S. He is an American. His ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
Auston Matthews mother is originally from Mexico. From his early age, he has shown great interest towards hockey. During his childhood, Shane Doan and Daniel Briere were his favorite players. When he was young, he played hockey and baseball. According to his father, baseball was his best sport but later he developed the true passion of hockey. Mathews stayed with his mother and sister Alexandria while playing for ZSC Lions in Switzerland.
Auston Matthews helped USA team to win a gold at the U18 2014. He participated and performed in IIHF World Junior Championships. He also became the prominent member of Team North America for the 2016 World Cup Hockey.
Auston Mathews started his professional career by playing in Canadian Junior League. On August 7, he signed a one-year contract to play in the Swiss National League A for ZSC lions. In late June 2016, Toronto Maple Leafs selected him; he was the first American to be acquired with the top selection since Patrick Kane in 2007. On October 2, 2016, he made his pre-season debut game against the Montreal Canadiens.
Ema Matthews and Brian Mathews are his parents. Auston Matthews is from the family of the athlete. He is not the single child of his parents. He has two sisters named Alexandria, who is three years older, and Breyana, who is five years younger. He can speak Spanish too.
Auston Matthews grew up following his idol Kobe Bryant (retired professional basketball player). His favorite sports movie is The Mighty Ducks. He is an avid fan of Jonathan Toews and Anze Kopitar.
Auston Matthews has millions of admirers from around the world. He has huge female fan following who want to become the part of his life. Sorry girls, he is not single. He has a beautiful girlfriend in his life. She is Emily Rutledge. They are often noticed together in parties and public place.
Auston Matthews is determined and focused on his job. He has leadership ability and his speed, strength, and endurance can make him one of the successful players in future.
Auston Matthews has a great physique. He is a very tall man. He has a height of 6 feet and 3 inch, which is around 191cm. His body weight is around 98 kg. As of 2016, his salary is 925,000. His net worth is $1 million.
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