Diego Godin


Diego Godin Bio

Who is Diego Godin

Diego Roberto Godín Leal is a Uruguayan football player who plays as a central defender for Spanish club Atlético Madrid. He is known as a fast and composed defender who plays comfortably with the ball.

Early Life (Childhood)

He started playing soccer since he was a child. In 2003, he started his professional career with C.A. Cerro at the age of 17. He debuted for the Uruguayan national team at the age of nineteen.

Interesting Facts

He participated in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup for La Celeste where the team reached the semi-finals. In the summer of 2010, he was signed by Atlético Madrid for €11m.

Personal Life

He has never reveled his love life in front of media or other sources, there is no such exact information about him dating someone or getting married. So, we can assume that he might be single.


Since 2005, he appeared at two World Cups and two Copa América tournaments. He earned the title of the winner in the tournament of Copa América though he participated only in one match by substituting.


Manchester United has been showing keen interest on Godin which may lead him transfer to United from Athletico Madrid.