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Name Javier Mascherano
Gender Male
Ethnic Argentinian
Job Argentinian Footballer

Affiliation

Org Argentina National Team
Club as Player Hebei China Fortune
  Barcelona FC

2016 09 03 Retrieve

[Javier Mascherano speaks about Lionel Messi’s importance to the squad as they look to qualify for Russia 2018] It would have been a sin, something very sad, to not see him playing in the Argentina shirt. It would have had consequences for the team and impact at the global level. Fortunately, everything has been resolved in a normal way with [Messi’s] return to the squad. We need to move on [from the Copa America final defeat] to achieve the goal of qualifying for the World Cup. We must look ahead because in less than a year we will know whether we will be going to Russia or not

2016 10 22 Retrieve

[Barcelona’s Javier Mascherano reveals his latest three-year contract extension agreed this week will be his last term] This will be my last contract here, I can tell you that. I hope I am remembered as a good person, and to be able to go back to Barcelona in 15 years and say hello to the fans, to have the doors open at a place I have been for so long. The titles are in the trophy case, but when this finishes it is the person who remains. I am delighted to stay in this house that has been my home for the last six years. It is the club at which I have spent the most time and that makes me happy, it is obviously a cause for great pride. It is not easy to stay so long in such a competitive, demanding club, my goal for the future is to maintain their trust

2018 01 27 Retrieve

[Javier Mascherano speaks about his time at the club after announcing he will be leaving to play in the Chinese Super League for Hebei China Fortune] Well, honestly, I was here much longer than I thought I would be. I knew I was coming to a place where it was going to be difficult to get playing time. And I came with the mindset of, let’s see if I can have the chance to win something in Europe