Juan Mata was born on the 28th of April 1988 in Burgos, Spain. The winger currently plays for Valencia in Spain and is a member of the Spanish National Team. Mata Made his professional debut in 2006 with Real Madrid B.
Mata started his football career at Real Oviedo playing in the youth team, where his father spent most of his career. He soon moved onto Real Madrid youth and broke into the Real Madrid B team but couldn’t get into the Main squad. In 2007 He was transferred to his current club Valencia.