Emanuel Mammana

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Emanuel Mammana
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Mammana with Zenit in 2018
Personal information
Full nameEmanuel Hernán Mammana
Date of birth (1996-02-10) 10 February 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Merlo, Argentina
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Senior career*
2014–2016 River Plate 24 (1)
2016–2017 Lyon 17 (1)
2017– Zenit 23 (0)
National team
2013 Argentina U17 16 (0)
2015 Argentina U20 10 (0)
2014– Argentina 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 27 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017

Emanuel Hernán Mammana (Spanish pronunciation:  [eˈmanwel maˈmana] ; born 10 February 1996) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays in the Russian Premier League for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg as a central defender. [1]

Association football Team field sport played between two teams of eleven players with spherical ball

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Russian Premier League top division in Russian football

The Russian Premier League is the top division professional association football league in Russia. It was established at the end of 2001 as the Russian Football Premier League and was rebranded with its current name in 2018. From 1992 through 2001, the top level of the Russian football league system was the Russian Football Championship. There are 16 teams in the competition. The league has three Champions League qualifying spots given to the top three teams at the end of the season and the two Europa League spots will be allocated to the fourth and fifth placed teams. The last two teams are relegated to the Russian National Football League at the end of the season.

FC Zenit Saint Petersburg Russian association football club in Saint Petersburg

Football Club Zenit, also known as Zenit Saint Petersburg or simply Zenit, is a Russian football club from the city of Saint Petersburg. Founded in 1925, the club plays in the Russian Premier League. Zenit are the reigning champions of the Russian Premier League. Previously they won the 2007, 2010, 2011–12, 2014–15 and 2018-19 seasons of the Russian Premier League, as well as the 2007–08 UEFA Cup and the 2008 UEFA Super Cup. The club is owned and sponsored by a Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom.


Club career

River Plate

Mammana made his debut for River Plate on 3 December, in the 2014 Copa Sudamericana Final 1st leg. [2] He scored his first senior goal on 14 March 2016, in a 4–1 loss to Colón.

Club Atlético River Plate Argentine association football club

Club Atlético River Plate, commonly known as River Plate, is an Argentine professional sports club based in the Núñez neighborhood of Buenos Aires, and named after the British English name for the city's estuary, Río de la Plata. Although many sports are practiced at the club, River is best known for its professional football team, which has won Argentina's Primera División championship a record of 36 times, being its latest title the 2014 Final. Domestic achievements also include 11 National cups, with the 2017 Supercopa Argentina as the most recent. Those achievements place River Plate as the most winning team of domestic competitions with 47 titles won in the top division. In Second Division, the club has won two titles, in 1908 and 2011–12.

Copa Sudamericana South American association football tournament for clubs

The CONMEBOL Sudamericana, named as Copa Sudamericana is an annual international club football competition organized by the CONMEBOL since 2002. It is the second-most prestigious club competition in South American football. CONCACAF clubs were invited between 2004 and 2008. The CONMEBOL Sudamericana began in 2002, replacing the separate competitions Copa Merconorte and Copa Mercosur by a single competition. Since its introduction, the competition has been a pure elimination tournament with the number of rounds and teams varying from year to year.

Club Atlético Colón association football club

Club Atlético Colón, commonly referred to as Colón de Santa Fe[koˈlon de santa ˈfe], is a sports club from Santa Fe, Argentina. The football team plays in the first division of the Argentine football league system, the Argentine Primera División.

Olympique Lyon

On 7 July 2016, he signed a five-year contract with French club Lyon. [3] He scored his first goal for the club in a 1–1 draw with Bordeaux.

Olympique Lyonnais association football club in Lyon

Olympique Lyonnais, commonly referred to as simply Lyon or OL, is a French football club based in Lyon. It plays in France's highest football division, Ligue 1. The club was formed as Lyon Olympique Universitaire in 1899, according to many supporters and sport historians, but was nationally established as a club in 1950. The club's most successful period has been the 21st century. The club won its first Ligue 1 championship in 2002, starting a national record-setting streak of seven successive titles. Lyon has also won seven Trophée des Champions, five Coupe de France titles and three Ligue 2 titles.

FC Girondins de Bordeaux French association football club

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Zenit Saint Petersburg

On 31 July 2017, Mammana signed a five-year contract with the Russian club FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. [4] On 11 March 2018 in a game against FC Rostov he suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury which would force him to miss six to nine months of games, that time period will include the 2018 FIFA World Cup. [5]

FC Rostov Russian association football club based in Rostov-on-Don

FC Rostov is a Russian professional football club based in Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Oblast. The club are members of the Russian Premier League and play at the Rostov Arena.

Anterior cruciate ligament injury ligament injury near the knee

Anterior cruciate ligament injury is when the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is either stretched, partially torn, or completely torn. The most common injury is a complete tear. Symptoms include pain, a popping sound during injury, instability of the knee, and joint swelling. Swelling generally appears within a couple of hours. In approximately 50% of cases, other structures of the knee such as surrounding ligaments, cartilage, or meniscus are damaged.

2018 FIFA World Cup 21st FIFA World Cup, held in Russia in 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup was the 21st FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA once every four years. It took place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. It was the first World Cup to be held in Eastern Europe, and the 11th time that it had been held in Europe. At an estimated cost of over $14.2 billion, it was the most expensive World Cup. It was also the first World Cup to use the video assistant referee (VAR) system.

International career

Mammana played his first international game with the senior national team on 7 June 2014 in a 2–0 win against Slovenia coming on as a substitute for Javier Mascherano in the 77th minute. [6]

Argentina national football team mens national association football team representing Argentina

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Slovenia national football team mens national association football team representing Slovenia

The Slovenia national football team represents Slovenia in international football, and is controlled by the Football Association of Slovenia. In the period between 1920 and 1991, Slovenia was ineligible to field a separate team for competitive matches; local players instead played for the Yugoslavia national football team. Slovenia played its first official match in 1992, one year after the country gained independence from Yugoslavia.

Javier Mascherano Argentine footballer

Javier Alejandro Mascherano is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or centre-back for Chinese club Hebei China Fortune. Nicknamed "El Jefecito", Mascherano is a versatile and tactically intelligent footballer, with an excellent ability to read the game and organise his team; he is known in particular for his leadership skills, passing accuracy, tough marking of opponents, and hard-tackling style of play. Regarding Mascherano's playing style, Jonathan Wilson noted in a 2013 article for The Guardian that he was an example of a type of holding midfielder that he dubbed a destroyer, who "clattered about making tackles and collecting bookings, his role almost entirely of regaining possession and distributing it simply."

Career statistics


As of match played 26 May 2019 [1]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupLeague CupContinentalOtherTotal
River Plate 2013–14 Primera División 001010
2014 20001030
2015 1400050190
2016 810041122
Lyon 2016–17 Ligue 1 17110105000241
Lyon II 2016–17 National 2 4040
Zenit St. Petersburg 2017–18 Russian Premier League 16000100260
2018–19 601040110
Career total6723010291001003


River Plate

Argentine Primera División Primera División

The Primera División, named Superliga Argentina since the 2017–18 season, is a professional football league in Argentina, organised by the homonymous entity, that is administered independently and has its own statute. Nevertheless, the Superliga is contractually linked with the main football body, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) that organized all the championships from 1893 to 2017.

The 2013–14 Primera División season was the 123rd season of top-flight professional football in Argentina. It started on August 2, 2013 and ended on May 24, 2014. Twenty teams competed in the league, seventeen returning from the 2012–13 season and three promoted from the Primera B Nacional Championship. For first time Independiente did not compete in the Primera División championship.

The 2014 Copa Sudamericana was the 13th edition of the Copa Sudamericana, South America's secondary international club football tournament organized by CONMEBOL. Lanús were the defending champions, but were eliminated by Cerro Porteño in the round of 16.

Zenit Saint Petersburg


Argentina [1]

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  2. "HTML Center". Estadisticas.conmebol.com. Retrieved 2018-04-22.
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