Australian goalkeeper Mathew Ryan conceded two goals against Argentina in the Round of 16 match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. These were his firsts since the four goals that France scored against the team in Australia’s first game of the competition.

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Who is Matthew Ryan?

Mathew David Ryan, who was born on April 8, 1992, is the team captain of Australia and competes for Danish club F.C. Copenhagen.

Club Career:

His first big professional club was Club Brugge in the Belgian Pro League.

Ryan agreed to a six-year contract with Valencia CF on July 21, 2015. Ryan made his La Liga debut against Rayo Vallecano on August 22, 2015, in Valencia’s season-opening match, keeping a clean sheet. His time in the starting lineup lasted until September when he tore his meniscus in a match against Deportivo La Coruna. He needed surgery and missed more than a month of action as a result. After being loaned to Racing Genk, Ryan returned to Belgium on January 30, 2017.

On June 16, 2017, it was revealed that Ryan would sign a five-year deal with newly-promoted Premier League team Brighton & Hove Albion on July 1 for an undisclosed sum. He cited the prospect of playing in the Premier League as the main reason for the team change.

Ryan signed a two-year contract with FC Copenhagen of the Superliga on August 9, 2022.

International Career:

In a 7-1 victory over Chinese Taipei on October 15, 2019, Mathew Ryan led Australia for the first time as the 62nd player to hold that position. With 58 caps, Ryan surpassed Zeljko Kalac to become Australia’s second-most-captured goalkeeper. He was also named to be the skipper of the side for the World Cup in Qatar in 2022

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Matthew Ryan’s Net Worth:

According to the website, Ryan’s net worth in 2022 is approximately five Million Euros

Matthew Ryan’s Contract:

Mat Ryan agreed to a two-year contract with FC Copenhagen in 2022. He is thought to have cost about £420,000, plus an additional £200,000 in upgrades.

Matthew Ryan’s Honors:

In the course of his career, Ryan has won the PFA Footballer of the Year award twice (in 2014–15 and 2018–19), as well as the Belgium Pro League Goalkeeper of the Year award twice. 2013–14 and 2014–15.