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Diego Godín Player Profile

Diego Godín Player Profile
Diego Godín
Full Name: Diego Roberto Godín Leal
Date of Birth:Feb 16, 1986 (Age 31)
Place of Birth:Rosario
Nationality: Uruguay
Height:185 cm.
Weight:73 Kg.
Squad Number:2
Diego Godin, Villarreal (Getty Images)
One of the revelations of Uruguayan football, Diego Godin is widely considered to be the best defender out of his country. The 24 year old began his career playing for Uruguayan sides Cerro and Nacional before drawing the interest of La Liga side Villarreal.

Scoring in just his second match for the Yellow Submarine, Godin has been a fixture in central defense since coming to Spain in 2007. He has since drawn interest from some of Europe's bigger clubs, including AC Milan.

Playing internationally, Godin made his debut for Uruguay at just 19 years old and went on to represent his country in the 2007 Copa America. He has since been a fixture in the Uruguay back four.