Antonio Naelson

Date of birth23 May 1976
Place of birthSao Paulo, Brazil
NationalityMexican
Weight66 kg
Height1.63 m
PositionMidfielder

Full name is: Antonio Naelson Matias.

He is also known as Sinha or Zinha.

The Brazilian-born midfielder scored Mexico's third goal in the 3-1 win against Iran in their opening game of the 2006 World Cup finals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Mexico FIFA Confederations Cup 4
1
2004-05 Mexico FIFA World Cup 9
3
1
2004-05 Mexico International Friendly 4
1
2004-05 Mexico Olympics 3
2005-06 Mexico CONCACAF Gold Cup 4
2005-06 Mexico FIFA World Cup 4
3
1
1
2005-06 Mexico International Friendly 3
4
2007-08 Mexico FIFA World Cup 2
1
1
2007-08 Mexico International Friendly 1
1
1
2008-09 Mexico FIFA World Cup
1
2008-09 Mexico International Friendly
1
2011-12 Mexico International Friendly 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Aug 2004 Mali v Mexico D 0-0 Olympics Group A
14 Aug 2004 Korea Republic v Mexico L 1-0 Olympics Group A
17 Aug 2004 Greece v Mexico W 2-3 Olympics Group A
08 Sep 2004 Trinidad and Tobago v Mexico W 1-3 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 3
06 Oct 2004 Mexico v St. Vincent and the Grenadines W 7-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 3
10 Oct 2004 St. Vincent and the Grenadines v Mexico W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 3
13 Oct 2004 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago W 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 3
27 Oct 2004 Mexico v Ecuador W 2-1 International Friendly
26 Jan 2005 Mexico v Sweden D 0-0 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 Costa Rica v Mexico W 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
23 Feb 2005 Mexico v Colombia D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Mar 2005 Mexico v Argentina D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2005 Mexico v USA W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
30 Mar 2005 Panama v Mexico D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
27 Apr 2005 Mexico v Poland D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Guatemala v Mexico W 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
08 Jun 2005 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
16 Jun 2005 Japan v Mexico W 1-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B
19 Jun 2005 Mexico v Brazil W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B
26 Jun 2005 Mexico v Argentina L 1-1 (5-6) FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
29 Jun 2005 Germany v Mexico L 4-3 FIFA Confederations Cup 3rd place
08 Jul 2005 South Africa v Mexico L 2-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
10 Jul 2005 Mexico v Guatemala W 4-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
13 Jul 2005 Mexico v Jamaica W 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C
17 Jul 2005 Mexico v Colombia L 1-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarter-final
17 Aug 2005 Mexico v Costa Rica W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
03 Sep 2005 USA v Mexico L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
07 Sep 2005 Mexico v Panama W 5-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
16 Nov 2005 Mexico v Bulgaria L 0-3 International Friendly
25 Jan 2006 Mexico v Norway W 2-1 International Friendly
15 Feb 2006 Mexico v Korea Republic L 0-1 International Friendly
05 May 2006 Mexico v Venezuela W 1-0 International Friendly
12 May 2006 Mexico v Congo DR W 2-1 International Friendly
27 May 2006 France v Mexico L 1-0 International Friendly
01 Jun 2006 Netherlands v Mexico L 2-1 International Friendly
11 Jun 2006 Mexico v Iran W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
16 Jun 2006 Mexico v Angola D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
21 Jun 2006 Portugal v Mexico L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group D
24 Jun 2006 Argentina v Mexico L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
06 Feb 2008 USA v Mexico D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2008 Mexico v Argentina L 1-4 International Friendly
15 Jun 2008 Belize v Mexico W 0-2 FIFA World Cup North and Central America 2nd round 1st leg
21 Jun 2008 Mexico v Belize W 7-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America 2nd round 2nd leg
19 Nov 2008 Honduras v Mexico D 0-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group B
28 Jan 2009 Mexico v Sweden L 0-1 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 USA v Mexico L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
10 Aug 2011 USA v Mexico D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.