Diego Lugano


Diego Lugano Bio

Who is Diego Lugano

An Uruguayan footballer who played as a central defender for English side West Bromwich Albion (2013-2014) and as captain for the Uruguayan national team.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in in Canelones. He was born to mother Diana Morena and father Alfred who used to play football for his hometown club Club Atlético Libertad. Like his father he started his career playing for Club Atlético Libertad.

Interesting Facts

In soccer he is Nicknamed as "Tota". He became league champions with his hometown club Club Atlético Libertad at the young age of eighteen year old.

Personal Life

He is is married to Karina Roncio. Couple has three children named Nicolás, Thiago, and Bianca. Following path of him his oldest child, Nicolás plays for Fenerbahçe youth teams.


In the 2010 FIFA World Cup he was selected as the best captain. In 2007 Copa America, under his captainship he led his national team Uruguay to fourth place.


After experiencing defeat with Costarica in 2014 FIFA World Cup he was not called for any future games for Uruguay national team. On may 17 2014 West Bromwich released him from the club. He is currently club-less.