Nemanja Matic

by Mandy Rhods 28 Mar,2018
Nemanja Matic
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 4 Inch
Weight in KG 83 kg kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Nemanja Matic
  • Birth Country Sabac, Serbia
  • Famous Name Nemanja Matic
  • Father Dragan Matic
  • Mother Biljana Matic
  • Net Worth Above $ 20 million
  • Salary € 9 million which he earns as an annual salary from Man United
  • Nationality Serbian
  • Profession Soccer Player
  • Currently Working For Manchester United
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Aleksandra Pavic
  • Children son and daughter
  • Affair with Unknown
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 Yes (Group Stage)
  • Girlfriend Unknown
  • Boyfriend yes
  • Tatto(s) Unknown

Nemanja Matic is a professional football player who plays as a defensive midfielder for Serbian National Team and English Premier League club, Manchester United.

 

Matic has played for famous clubs such as Chelsea FC and Benfica FC as well and has represented Serbia in their youth teams. He made his debut with the Serbian national side in 2008. Continue to read for information about Matic's early life, net worth, personal life, career and more.

Nemanja Matic’s Early Life

Matic was born to mother, Biljana Matic, and father, Dragan Matic on August 1, 1988, in Sabac, Serbia. He has a younger sibling, Uros Matic who also plays football at a professional level for Danish club, FC Copenhagen. Matic's parents, both athletes were the survivors of the World War II.

Matic started playing football at the age of 5 by joining the Serbian club, Vrelo in 1993. He left the home at the age of 10 to pursue his career.

Nemanja Matic’s Net worth and Salary

Matic's annual salary is above £6 million with a weekly salary of £120,000 with a market worth in the region of  £36 million as of 2018. He is one of the highest paid players in the team behind some stars like Alexis Sanchez, Paul Pogba, David De Gea, and Romelu Lukaku.

Looking at his professional career and playing for big clubs like Chelsea, Benfica as well as Man United, his net worth is assumed to be more than $20 million.

With his vast fortune and accumulated wealth, Nemanja Matic is enjoying a fine and lavish style with his family. He was also spotted hunting a house in Chesire some months back.

Matic is believed to have a collection of some luxury cars. He is seen riding Chevrolet, £25,000 red Mini Cooper, Mercedes, Bentley etc.

Nemanja Matic’s Career

After playing for several youth academies of Serbia, Matic began his senior career by playing with Kolubara in 2005 and signed with the Slovakian football club, Kosice in 2007. He made over 70 appearances for the team and helped the club to win Slovak Cup in 2008/09.

Matic signed a four contract with English Premier League club, Chelsea FC in 2009  for a transfer fee of around £1.5 million and made his Premier League debut against Wolves on 21 November 2009.

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Nemanja Matic was transferred to Dutch football club, Vitesse for a season-long loan deal in 2010. The Serbian midfielder then transferred to Portuguese team, SL Benfica as part of an exchange deal with Brazilian defender, David Luiz in 2011 and was the part of the team that went on to win Primeira Liga 2013/14.

Matic was then rejoined with his old club Chelsea, then managed by Jose  Mourinho and signed a five and a half year contract deal with the club in early 2014 for a transfer fee of around £ 21 million. He made his debut again for Chelsea against Manchester United on 19 January 2014. With the club, Matic was able to win Premier League in 2014/15 and 2016/17.

Matic is currently is with Manchester United with whom he signed a three-year contract with an option of adding a year on July 2017 and made his league debut against West Ham United on 13 August 2017, where he was also named the man of the match for his performance. Matic scored his first goal for Man United against Crystal Palace on 5 March 2018.

Nemanja Matic’s International Career

After playing for the U21 Serbian team and representing the side at the UEFA Euro U 21 Championship in 2009, Nemanja Matic scored his first international goal for Serbia against Portugal during UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifiers on 29 March 2015.

Nemanja Matic was selected to play at the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia for Serbia led by Aleksandar Kolarov where he played all three group stage matches as well.

Nemanja Matic’s Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, Nemanja Matic is a married man. He tied the knot with Aleksandra Pavic in 2010The couple started dating when they were teenagers. Matic loves his wife very much. He is a loyal husband and he isn't engaged in any extramarital affairs. 

Matic is also father to two children: a son, and a daughter. Their son, Filip is signed up at the Manchester United Academy and their daughter is named Tea. Matic is a wonderful father and he is living a happy marital life with his spouse and adorable children. 

Nemanja Matic Facts

Currently 29, he stands at  6 feet 4 inches and weighs around 83 kg is a lifelong admirer of Manchester United, Roy Keane from his early days as a child. Nemanja Matic has many followers on his Twitter and Instagram accounts where he shares about his career ventures and personal events. More information about his career and life can be found in the wiki. 

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