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Matías Vecino

Matías Vecino
Personal information
Full name Matías Vecino Falero
Date of birth (1991-08-24) 24 August 1991
Place of birth Canelones, Uruguay
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 88
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2011 Central Español 32 (2)
2011–2013 Nacional 18 (4)
2013– Fiorentina 6 (0)
2014 Cagliari (loan) 9 (2)
2014 Empoli (loan) 13 (1)
National team
2010–2011 Uruguay U20 14 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Matías Vecino Falero (born 24 August 1991) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Italian side Empoli F.C. on loan from Fiorentina. He made his Serie A debut at 26 September 2013 against Inter Milan.[1]


He has been capped by the Uruguay national under-20 football team for the 2011 South American Youth Championship and for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[2] He scored the goal to qualify Uruguay for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.[3]

U-20 International goals

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 December 2010 Estadio Belvedere, Montevideo, Uruguay  Argentina 1–1 1–1 100 Años de la Camiseta Celeste trophy
2. 9 February 2011 Estadio Monumental Virgen de Chapi, Arequipa, Peru  Argentina 1–0 1–0 2011 South American Youth Championship
3. 11 July 2011 Complejo Uruguay Celeste, Canelones, Uruguay  Guatemala 1–0 7–0 Friendly
4. 11 July 2011 Complejo Uruguay Celeste, Canelones, Uruguay  Guatemala 5–0 7–0 Friendly


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  2. ^ FIFA. "FIFA Player Statistics: Matias VECINO". Retrieved on 14 May 2013.
  3. ^ FIFA. "Uruguay end 84-year drought". 10 February 2011. Retrieved on 14 May 2013.
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