Diego Perez


Diego Perez Bio

Who is Diego Perez

Diego Pérez is professional Uruguayan footballer who plays as defensive midfielder from squad no. 15 for Italian Serie B club Bologna and also for Uruguay national football team.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He started his professional career in football at the young age of nineteen by signing contract with his hometown club Defensor Sporting. Later in 2003 he joined most titled clubs in the world Peñarol.

Interesting Facts

Beside him his family members are also football player. His older brother named Omar Pérez is also a professional football player who plays as a midfielder for Uruguayan football club Cerro.

Personal Life

Thirty five years old Pérez is already married and has beautiful spouse named Lorena Perez and the couple has given birth to two children namely Paulina Perez and Santi Perez.


He was the part of the Uruguay National team when the team stood in fourth place in 2010 FIFA World Cup and he also helped Uruguay National team to win 2011 Copa América title.


There was rumor that he has had to battle for defensive midfield position in Monaco with other prominent players of the team but he was especially favored by the manager of the club Francesco Guidolin.