Mattia El Hilali

Mattia El Hilali (Arabic: معطية الهيلالي; born 20 January 1998) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Gubbio.

Mattia El Hilali
Personal information
Date of birth (1998-01-20) 20 January 1998 (age 23)
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
0000–2018 Milan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2019 Milan 0 (0)
2018–2019Matera (loan) 3 (0)
2019 Chiasso 1 (0)
2019– Gubbio 4 (0)
National team
2015 Italy U17 10 (0)
2015 Italy U18 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 September 2019

Club career


He is a product of Milan youth teams. On 16 July 2016, he made his first appearance for Milan's senior squad in a pre-season friendly against Bordeaux.[1] He also appeared in the 2016 International Champions Cup game against Bayern Munich on 27 July 2016.[2]

In the subsequent season, he appeared on the bench once on 13 February 2017, in a Serie A away game against Lazio.[3]

Loan to Matera

On 31 August 2018, he joined Serie C club Matera on loan for the 2018–19 season.[4]

He made his Serie C debut for Matera on 6 October 2018, in a game against Bisceglie, as a 74th-minute substitute for Manuel Ricci.[5]

On 29 January 2019, El Hilali returned from loan at Matera.[6]


On 24 February 2019, El Hilali signed with Swiss club Chiasso until 30 June 2021.[7]


On 12 August 2019, he signed a 2-year contract with Gubbio.[8]


El Hilali was born in Italy to a Moroccan father and Italian mother.[9] He was the starter for Italy in the 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, in which Italy finished in 5th place.[10]


  1. "BORDEAUX-MILAN 1-2". A.C. Milan. 16 July 2018.
  2. "Bayern-Milan game report". ESPN. 27 July 2016.
  3. "Lazio-Milan game report". ESPN. 13 February 2017.
  4. "CHIUSURA MERCATO SULL'ASSE MATERA-MILAN-TORINO" (in Italian). Matera. 31 August 2018.
  5. "Game Report by Soccerway". Soccerway. 6 October 2018.
  6. "UFFICIALE: Milan, El Hilali e Guarnone rientrano da Matera" (in Italian). Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  7. "UFFICIALE: Milan, addio El Hilali. Giocherà nel Chiasso" (in Italian). Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  8. "EL HILALI NUOVO CALCIATORE ROSSOBLÙ" (Press release) (in Italian). Gubbio. 12 August 2019.
  9. France-Presse, Agence. "Mattia El Hilali rejects Italy for Morocco, angers FIGC".
  10. "Croatia - Italy game report". UEFA. 19 May 2015.