Ángel di María

Position
Midfielder
Date of Birth
Feb 13, 1988

Ángel di María

Bio

Ángel Fabián di María Hernández, known by the simplified name of Ángel di María, was born in Rosario, Argentina on 14 February 1988. An attacking midfielder, who is able to play on either wing or in a central position, he is predominantly deployed on the right wing. Known for his creative talents, long-distance shooting and ability to retain possession, he is considered one of the best attacking players around.

As a youth team player, di María joined local club Rosario Central in 2001 and made his professional debut in 2005. Before long, he attracted attention from various European clubs and opted to sign for Benfica in the summer of 2007. During his time in Portugal, di María continued to enhance his reputation as one of the great prospects in world football. The 2009-10 season saw him s...