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Matheus Mancini (born 14 September 1994) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Académica de Coimbra on loan from Atlético Mineiro.

Matheus Mancini
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-09-14) 14 September 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Académica
(on loan from Atlético Mineiro)
Number 15
Youth career
0000–2013 Olé Brasil
2012Comercial (loan)
2013–2014 Botafogo-SP
2014Grêmio (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 Botafogo-SP 16 (0)
2017– Atlético Mineiro 6 (0)
2018Londrina (loan) 3 (0)
2019–Académica (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 January 2019

Club careerEdit

Born in São Paulo, Mancini started his youth career at Olé Brasil and went on loan to Comercial in 2012. In 2013 he joined Botafogo-SP and had a brief loan spell at Grêmio's under-20 team in 2014. He made his senior debut on 8 April 2015, coming on as a substitute for Botafogo in a 3–1 away win against Mogi Mirim, for that year's Campeonato Paulista.[1] Later that year, Botafogo were crowned champions of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série D.[2]

On 18 April 2017, Mancini transferred to Atlético Mineiro on a two-year contract.[3] He was initially assigned to the reserve squad, but joined the senior team after one month. He made his debut for the club on 25 June 2017, playing the full 90 minutes of the 1–0 away win over Chapecoense, for the Série A.[4] He finished his first season at Atlético with a total of six appearances.

On 20 August 2018, Mancini joined Série B club Londrina on loan from Atlético.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of former footballer and current manager Vágner Mancini.[6]

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mogi Mirim 1-3 Botafogo-SP". TheFinalBall.com. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Fogão segura empate heroico e é campeão da Série D" [Fogão secures heroic draw and are crowned champions of the Série D] (in Portuguese). Botafogo-SP. 15 November 2015. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Atlético-MG acerta a contratação de filho de Vagner Mancini, destaque no Paulista" [Atlético-MG signs Vagner Mancini's son, outstading player in the Campeonato Paulista] (in Portuguese). ESPN Brasil. 18 April 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Chapecoense 0 - 1 Atlético-MG" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 25 June 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Chapecoense 0 - 1 Atlético-MG" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 25 June 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Série B: Londrina fecha com Matheus Mancini; Leandro Almeida e Patrick Vieira retornam" [Série B: Londrina signs Matheus Mancini; Leandro Almeida and Patrick Vieira return] (in Portuguese). Futebol Interior. 20 August 2018. Retrieved 6 September 2018.

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