Mario Melchiot

Where is Mario Melchiot now?

A huge fan’s favourite at both Chelsea and Wigan Athletic,  the imposing Mario Melchiot finally retired from playing in 2010 after a spell in Qatar playing for Umm Salal.

During his 14-year playing career he won the Eredivisie and the Dutch Cup twice with Ajax as well as the FA Cup with Chelsea.

He also represented the Netherlands national side on 22 occasions
 
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Upon retiring from playing Melchiot moved to the United States and currently resides in Los Angeles where he has worked as a matchday pundit on Fox Sports.

He has also provided analysis and punditry on various sports channels including Sky Sports in the UK.

Melchiot also made his directing debut in 2018 with a series of documentaries about young football prospects hoping to make it to their first World Cup finals.

The show called Phenoms was narrated by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay.

He is also a philanthropist and has developed two football fields in Amsterdam which are open all year around for children to use.

Follow on Twitter @MarioMelchiot or check out his Facebook page.

You can also find out what he is up to in his personal blog.

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Mario Melchiot: Premier League Statistics

NationalityDutch
PositionDefender
Appearances284
Goals6
Yellow Cards23
Red Cards1
Premier League Teams Played forBirmingham City, Chelsea, Wigan Athletic

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com