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Diego Barrios Player Profile

Diego Barrios Player Profile
Diego Barrios
Full Name: Diego Fernando Pérez
Nickname:Ruso
Date of Birth:18 May 1980 (Age 36)
Place of Birth:Montevideo
Nationality: Uruguay
Height:177 cm.
Weight:80 Kg.
Position:Goalkeeper
Squad Number:15
Perez is a combative midfielder without much technique with the ball at his feet, but extremely solid, accurate and with great marking and tackling skills. He's a typical example of the well known 'garra charrua'.  

Perez is one of the players with most caps of the current squad, with over a hundred matches played, including three Copa America tournaments and three World Cup qualifying campaigns. 


Did you know?

He was the captain of the national team once, for twenty minutes of the match against Honduras in Copa America 2001.