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Player Profile – Angel Di Maria

This is the Player Profile of Angel Di Maria the Argentinean and Manchester United football player.

Brief Information about Angel Di Maria

Full Name: Angel Fabian Di Maria Hernandez

Nickname: Fideo

Date of Birth: 14th February, 1988

Place of Birth: Rosario, Argentina

Height: 5ft 11in (1.80m)

Playing Position: Winger or attacking midfielder

Youth Career:  Rosario Central (1995 – 2005)

Club Career of Angel Di Maria

  • Rosario Central 2005 – 2007
  • Benfica 2007 – 2010
  • Real Madrid 2010 – 2014
  • Manchester United Since 2014

National Duties by Angel Di Maria

  • Argentina U20 – 2007
  • Argentina U23 – 2008
  • Argentina (Since 2008)

Early Life and Personal Life of Angel Di Maria

Born to Miguel Di Maria and Diana Harnandez di Maria on 14th February in Rosario, Argentina, Angel Di Maria was one of the third children of the Italian-Spanish couple. During his young age, Angle Di Maria used to help his parents in a local coal yard. Because of not so good financial conditions, Angel Di Maria faced lots of difficulties in buying football boots and other necessary equipment. He calls himself a very family oriented man. When Angel Di Maria started playing for Benfica, he asked his father to stop working and brought home for the parents and the family. Angel Di Mario is married to Jorgelina and they have a daughter named Mia.

Professional Career of Angel Di Maria

After making his professional debut for Rosario Central in 2005, he was transferred to Benfica of Portugal in the year 2007. He was first paid Euro 6 million for his sports rights by the club and then in 2009 again, he was paid Euro 40 million as a minimum release fee. The next year he was transferred to Real Madrid with a five-year contract of Euro 25 Million contract fees plus Euro 11 million in incentives. Playing for Real Madrid, Angel Di Maria scored 22 goals in his 124 appearances. Recently on 26th August, Angel Di Maria was signed by the Manchester United with a five-year contract and a transfer fee of 59.7 million Pounds. He thus became the fifth most expensive transfer of all time and the highest fee paid ever by an English football club.

In the recent FIFA World Cup 2014, Di Maria played 12 games and in the round of 16 games against Switzerland Di Maria scored the only goal of the game and in the quarter-final game against Belgium Di Maria suffered a muscle tear in his thigh and that was the end of his World Cup campaign.


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