• Nemanja Matić
  • (Manchester Un,)
  • Date of Birth: 01.08.1988
  • Height: 194cm
  • Weight: 82kg
  • Number of games played: 46
  • Number of goals scored: 2
  • Previous Clubs: Kolubara , MFK Kosice (Slovakia), Chelsea FC (England), Vitesse (Netherlands), SL Benfica (Portugal), Chelsea FC

  • Biography
  • Played games

Born on 1 August 1988 in Vrelo near Ub.

He was brought up in Radnički Obrenovac, played for Kolubara Lazarevac and Jedinstvo Ub in pioneer teams. He played in junior teams for Partizan and Red Star Belgrade.

Started his senior career in Kolubara, and after only six months he went to Slovakia, in Košice team. In summer transfer window of 2009 he signed the four years contract with Chelsea.

He was sent as a loan to Dutch Vitesse in the season 2010/11, where his good play drew public’s attention.

In the summer transfer window of 2011 he was forwarded from Chelsea to Benfica as a part of a transfer of David Luiz to Stanford Bridge.

He participated on Euro U-21 2009 with Serbia. He played 5 matches and scored 2 goals for Serbia U-21.

He made his debut for Serbia on 14 December 2008 on the friendly game against Poland (0:1) in Antalia.