What is the education and qualification of Juan Mata as he graduates from Harvard University

What is the education and qualification of Juan Mata as he graduates from Harvard University

Learn more about the former Manchester United & Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata’s educational qualifications as the 36-year-old announced the completion of a course at Harvard University

For the unversed, the Spaniard, who spent 8 years at Old Trafford before leaving in 2022, is currently a free agent.

Standing at 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in), Mata most recently played for J1 League club Vissel Kobe and has since played in Turkey and Japan region.

What is the education and qualification of footballer Juan Mata as he graduates from Harvard University

Though the Spanish footballer insists that his playing days aren’t over, he now seems to have increased his interest and focus beyond the field.

Juan Mata Completed Course at Harvard?

For the curious, Juan Mata, recently announced via his social media account that the professional footballer has completed a short-term academic program at Harvard University.

Taking to his official Instagram handle, which goes by the name, @juanmatagarcia, the player shared the big news with his more than 7 million followers.

Mata shared a series of pictures with @anitaelberse, who is a professor at the Harvard Business School and a few of his classmates.


Mata captioned the post, “HARVARD graduate!.” He further added, “I am incredibly proud to announce that I have just finished the wonderful Business of Entertainment, Media and Sports program at Harvard Business School.

“Thank you Anita Elberse and the entire team for such an amazing week! I was surrounded by wisdom, great energy, and fun, and I couldn’t be happier to have met all my inspiring classmates. What a team!”

About Juan Mata

The Spanish professional footballer was born in Burgos, Spain on April 28, 1988. His full name is Juan Manuel Mata García. He primarily plays as the attacking midfielder but sometimes also plays as the winger.


Juan Mata inherited his name from his father, Juan Manuel Mata Rodríguez, who was also a widely known footballer. Apart from playing Football, Mata also enjoys playing other sports such as playing Table Tennis and Padel.

Educational Qualification

For the curious, Juan Mata has completed two different degrees in Marketing and Sports Science while he was still playing with Chelsea.

Apart from that, the player also had completed degrees in Physical Activity Sports Science, Sports Marketing and an International MBA in Sports and Entertainment Management from the La Liga Business School in 2021.


Marital Status & Net Worth

If you’re curious to know whether Juan Mata is married or not, let us tell you, the Spanish professional footballer isn’t married. However, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend Evelina Kamph.

As of 2024, the total net worth of Juan Mata is $60 million.

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