Javier Mascherano

Born: June 8, 1984 (age 31)

Height: 5'7" (171cm)

Hometown: San Lorenzo, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Position: Defensive midfielder
Team: Barcelona (no. 14)
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Career History
Senior2005-2006Corinthians
2006-2007West Ham United
2007-2010Liverpool
2010-Barcelona
International2003-Argentina
Sports Mole has 413 articles about Javier Mascherano. Articles 1 to 40:
FC Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic (R) celebrates a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Deportivo de La Coruna at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on December 12, 2015
Result: Barcelona back on top of La Liga
Barcelona return to the top of the La Liga table with just two games to play following a 2-0 win at Real Betis on Saturday night.
21:20
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Report: Barcelona's Javier Mascherano rejects China move
A report claims that Barcelona centre-back Javier Mascherano has rejected the chance to join an unnamed Chinese Super League club.
Apr 29, 20:20
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring the opener during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Sporting Gijon on April 23, 2016
Result: Barcelona back on top of La Liga with thumping home win
Barcelona regain first position in La Liga ahead of Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid courtesy of a 6-0 win over Sporting Gijon at Camp Nou on Saturday night.
Apr 23, 21:25
Gerard Pique looks downbeat during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Valencia on April 17, 2016
Result: Barcelona fall to third successive league defeat
Barcelona lose 2-1 at home to Valencia - their third league defeat on the spin - to see their lead at the top of La Liga completely slashed.
Apr 17, 21:22
Fernando Torres and Javier Mascherano in actione during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Javier Mascherano: "Important to win"
Barcelona centre-back Javier Mascherano says that it was "important" that his team recorded a victory over Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's Champions League clash.
Apr 5, 22:18
'That man' Luis Suarez celebrates his equaliser during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez double downs ten-man Atletico Madrid
Luis Suarez scores twice at Camp Nou as Barcelona come from behind to beat 10-man Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 5, 21:39
Barcelona's Lionel Messi stands next to Real Madrid duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Toni Kroos during the 'El Clasico' La Liga match on October 25, 2014
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between league leaders Barcelona and third-placed Real Madrid at Camp Nou.
Mar 31, 12:59
Samuel Castillejo and Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Villarreal and Barcelona on March 20, 2016
Result: Barcelona held at impressive Villarreal
Villarreal come from two goals behind to draw 2-2 with La Liga leaders Barcelona in Sunday afternoon's clash at El Madrigal.
Mar 20, 16:56
Alex Iwobi and Dani Alves in action during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Alex Iwobi: 'Playing against Barcelona a dream come true'
Alex Iwobi hopes that he will enjoy more big European nights as an Arsenal player following his "dream" starting role against Barcelona at Camp Nou.
Mar 16, 22:10
Neymar celebrates scoring the opening goal with Lionel Messi during the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Result: Barcelona through to Champions League last eight
Barcelona book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 3-1 win over Arsenal in their last-16 second leg in Spain.
Mar 16, 21:36
Barcelona players celebrate Getafe's own goal during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Getafe on March 12, 2016
Result: Barcelona hit Getafe for six at Camp Nou
Barcelona thump Getafe 6-0 at Camp Nou to move 11 points clear of second-placed Atletico Madrid in the La Liga table.
Mar 12, 16:50
Lionel Messi celebrates with his teammates Neymar and Dani Alves after scoring the opening goal during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Celta Vigo on February 14, 2016
Team News: Luis Enrique makes changes for Barcelona's clash with Sevilla
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique opts to make several alterations to his side for the La Liga clash with Sevilla at Camp Nou.
Feb 28, 18:41
Barcelona's defender Marc Bartra celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Levante UD at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 20, 2015.
Report: Manchester United want Barcelona defender Marc Bartra
Manchester United are reportedly considering a summer move for out-of-favour Barcelona defender Marc Bartra.
Feb 25, 12:52
Lionel Messi celebrates scoring the opener during the Champions League game between Arsenal and Barcelona on February 22, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi hits brace in Barcelona win
Lionel Messi scores twice as European champions Barcelona record a 2-0 win at Arsenal in the first leg of their last-16 clash in the Champions League.
Feb 23, 21:35
Luis Suarez celebrates with Neymar during the La Liga game between Las Palmas and Barcelona on February 20, 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Las Palmas to extend La Liga lead
Barcelona move nine points clear at the top of the La Liga table with a 2-1 victory at Las Palmas.
Feb 20, 16:56
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano open to Premier League return
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano reveals that he would be prepared to play for another Premier League outfit aside from former club Liverpool.
Feb 19, 21:41
Thomas Vermaelen in action for Barcelona B on September 24, 2014
Report: Barcelona's Thomas Vermaelen wants Premier League return
A report claims that Belgian centre-back Thomas Vermaelen wants to leave Barcelona this summer and return to the Premier League.
Feb 18, 12:38
Lionel Messi celebrates with his teammates Neymar and Dani Alves after scoring the opening goal during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Celta Vigo on February 14, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez hits hat-trick in Barcelona win
Barcelona re-establish a three-point lead at the top of the La Liga table courtesy of a 6-1 win over Celta Vigo at Camp Nou.
Feb 14, 21:23
Barcelona's Brazilian defender Dani Alves (L) vies with Villanovense's midfielder Anxo (R) during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) Round of 32 second leg football match FC Barcelona vs CF Villanovense at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona December 2,
Team News: Trio return for Barcelona
Claudio Bravo, Javier Mascherano and Dani Alves all earn recalls to the Barcelona starting lineup for the trip to Levante.
Feb 7, 10:08
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano: 'I will not retire at Barcelona'
Barcelona centre-back Javier Mascherano 'does not think' that he will end his professional career with his current club due to the physical demands.
Feb 5, 22:06
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Luis Enrique omits senior Barcelona trio for Valencia clash
Luis Enrique rests Dani Alves, Javier Mascherano and Claudio Bravo for Barcelona's Copa del Rey encounter against Valencia.
Feb 3, 11:28
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano: 'We have to keep working'
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano calls on his team to continue working hard following Saturday's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
Jan 30, 20:56
Munir El Haddadi celebrates scoring Barcelona's opening goal against Malaga on January 23, 2016
Result: Barcelona back on top of La Liga after win at Malaga
Lionel Messi scores the winner as Barcelona beat Malaga 2-1 to return to the top of the La Liga table ahead of Atletico Madrid.
Jan 23, 16:58
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Report: Barcelona's Javier Mascherano sentenced to year in prison for tax fraud
Javier Mascherano's lawyers are seeking to convert a one-year prison sentence into a bigger fine after the Barcelona midfielder admitted two counts of tax fraud.
Jan 21, 16:19
Barcelona's Neymar celebrates a goal with teammate Munir El Haddadi during the Spanish Copa del Rey on January 20, 2016
Result: Neymar, Munir El Haddadi net in Barcelona win
Barcelona, without Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, beat Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final at San Mames on Wednesday.
Jan 20, 21:55
Barcelona's Munir El Haddadi shoots to score a goal next to Espanyol's French defender Michael Ciani on January 13, 2016
Result: Holders Barcelona book last-eight spot in Copa del Rey
Barcelona book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after securing a 6-1 aggregate win over Catalan rivals Espanyol in their last-16 clash.
Jan 13, 21:52
Neymar and Hernan Perez in action during the game between Espanyol and Barcelona on January 2, 2016
Result: Barcelona held at Catalan rivals Espanyol
Espanyol hold La Liga champions Barcelona to a goalless draw in their league match at El Prat on Saturday afternoon.
Jan 2, 16:51
Lionel Messi for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Report: Lionel Messi spat on by River Plate fan in airport
Lionel Messi was reportedly spat on by a River Plate supporter as Barcelona travelled through Tokyo's Narita airport following Sunday's Club World Cup final.
Dec 21, 13:15
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
River Plate tried to "seduce" Javier Mascherano
River Plate president Rodrigo D'Onofrio reveals that he tried to talk Barcelona's Javier Mascherano into returning to the club following Sunday's Club World Cup final.
Dec 21, 10:38
West Ham United Manager Alan Pardew shouts instructions to his players during the Barclays Premiership match between Bolton Wanderers and West Ham United at The Reebok Stadium on December 9, 2006
On this day: Alan Pardew sacked by West Ham United
On this day in 2006, West Ham United made the decision to part company with manager Alan Pardew after 163 matches in charge.
Dec 11, 06:00
Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert vies with Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic during the Group E, second-leg UEFA Champions League football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Barcelona in Leverkusen, western Germany on December 9, 2015.
Match Analysis: Bayer Leverkusen 1-1 Barcelona
Sports Mole looks back at the 1-1 draw between Bayer Leverkusen and Barcelona in the Champions League.
Dec 9, 22:33
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Report: Javier Mascherano to avoid jail for tax evasion case
Barcelona star Javier Mascherano will reportedly escape prison time for tax evasion after prosecution and defence agree a deal.
Dec 3, 22:34
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano: 'Club World Cup very important'
Barcelona centre-back Javier Mascherano insists that his team are fully focused on the Club World Cup, which gets underway in Japan later this month.
Dec 2, 17:38
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Preview: Barcelona vs. Villanovense
Sports Mole previews the Copa del Rey clash between Barcelona and Villanovense at Camp Nou.
Nov 30, 22:08
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
Team News: Andres Iniesta, Javier Mascherano return for Barcelona
Andres Iniesta and Javier Mascherano come back into Barcelona's starting lineup after missing the win over Roma in the Champions League.
Nov 28, 14:22
Lionel Messi of Barcelona celebrates scoring his teams second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between FC Barcelona and AS Roma at Camp Nou on November 24, 2015
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Sociedad
Sports Mole previews the La Liga match between league leaders Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Camp Nou.
Nov 26, 16:02
Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Sergio Aguero during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Five Premier League players on UEFA Team of the Year shortlist
The Premier League has five players on the UEFA Team of the Year shortlist, while Barcelona have eight nominees.
Nov 25, 21:02
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano to miss Roma match
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique rules Javier Mascherano out of Wednesday's Champions League Group E match against Roma.
Nov 23, 18:42
Neymar JR. (L) of FC Barcelona celebrates scoring their second goal with teammate Andres Iniesta (R) during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 21, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Preview: Barcelona vs. Roma
Sports Mole previews the Champions League group stage tie between defending champions Barcelona and Roma.
Nov 23, 16:57
Javier Mascherano for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Javier Mascherano suffers 'bruising' in El Clasico
Barcelona reveal that Javier Mascherano suffered 'bruising to his right thigh' in El Clasico, escaping a muscular problem which had initially been feared.
Nov 22, 15:13
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona362745104297585
2Atletico MadridAtletico36274560164485
3Real Madrid362664105327384
4Villarreal351710842311161
5Celta Vigo35169104955-657
6Athletic Bilbao351671253431055
7Sevilla351410114942752
8Valencia351111134442244
9Las PalmasLas Palmas36127174449-543
10Malaga351012133132-142
11EibarEibar36119164656-1042
12Real Sociedad36119164247-542
13Real Betis361011153150-1941
14Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo35718104357-1439
15Espanyol35107183567-3237
16Granada3699184265-2336
17Rayo Vallecano36811174870-2235
18Sporting GijonSporting Gijon3698193761-2435
19Getafe3588193364-3132
20Levante3578203363-3029