Diego Godin

Born: February 16, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'1.5" (187cm)
Weight: 12st 6lb (79kg)

Hometown: Rosario, Uruguay
Nationality: Uruguay flag Uruguayan

Position: Defender
Team: Atletico Madrid (no. 2)
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Career History
Senior2006-2007Nacional
2007-2010Villarreal
2010-Atletico Madrid
International2005-Uruguay
Sports Mole has 385 articles about Diego Godin. Articles 1 to 40:
Thomas Partey celebrates scoring for Atletico against Levante on January 2, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid snatch late winner at Deportivo La Coruna
Atletico Madrid leave it late to claim a 1-0 victory over Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga.
Nov 4, 17:05
Jamie Vardy tussles with Diego Godin during the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Leicester City and Atletico Madrid on April 18, 2017
Diego Godin 'understands' Atletico Madrid whistles
Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin 'understands' why sections of the home support booed their team during Tuesday's 1-1 draw against Qarabag FK.
Nov 1, 17:45
Diego Simeone watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid on brink as Qarabag FK hold on for point
Azerbaijani minnows Qarabag FK hold on for another point against Atletico Madrid, coming away from the Wanda Metropolitano with a 1-1 draw.
Oct 31, 21:40
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Team News: Antoine Griezmann starts as Atletico Madrid face Qarabag FK
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann starts as his side face Qarabag FK in the Champions League group stages.
Oct 18, 16:07
Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid labour to goalless draw with Leganes
Atletico Madrid are forced to settle for a goalless draw away at Leganes in La Liga following an uninspiring showing from Diego Simeone's charges.
Sep 30, 21:21
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard starts against Atletico Madrid
Eden Hazard is handed a start for Chelsea's trip to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Sep 27, 18:38
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Team News: Antoine Griezmann starts at new Atletico Madrid stadium
Antoine Griezmann returns to the starting XI as Atletico Madrid welcome Malaga in the first game at their new stadium.
Sep 16, 18:39
Jose Gimenez for Atletico Madrid on January 7, 2015
Report: Roma want Jose Gimenez
Roma are desperate to sign Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez in this summer's transfer window, according to a report.
Jul 29, 22:28
Jose Gimenez for Atletico Madrid on January 7, 2015
Inter Milan 'target Jose Gimenez'
A report claims that Italian giants Inter Milan want to sign Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 30, 22:09
Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann during the Champions League match against Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Antoine Griezmann: 'My future is in hands of Atletico Madrid president'
Antoine Griezmann says that his future is in the hands of Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo after he held talks with manager Diego Simeone.
May 31, 18:47
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets hat-trick against Atletico Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo scores another hat-trick as Real Madrid record a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Bernabeu.
May 2, 21:38
Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Fernando Torres in action during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Team News: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid make two changes apiece ahead of Champions League clash
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid make two changes apiece ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League semi-final first leg at the Bernabeu.
May 2, 18:53
Cristiano Ronaldo has an unsuccessful attempt during extra time of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League semi-final first leg between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid from the Bernabeu.
May 1, 19:01
Fernando Torres holds back the tears after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Team News: Fernando Torres starts on Atletico Madrid bench
Fernando Torres starts on the bench for Atletico Madrid's trip to Leicester City in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Apr 18, 18:40
Gareth Bale celebrates with his Real Madrid teammates after opening the scoring in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester City on May 4, 2016
Team News: BBC return for Madrid derby
Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo return as Real Madrid host Atletico Madrid.
Apr 8, 14:16
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann (R) is congratulated by teammate midfielder Koke (L) after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Sociedad de Futbol vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on Oct
Result: Atletico Madrid beat Malaga to go third in La Liga
Atletico Madrid rise into third position in La Liga with a 2-0 win away to Malaga on Saturday night.
Apr 1, 21:36
Jose Gimenez for Atletico Madrid on January 7, 2015
Jose Gimenez 'wants Manchester United move'
Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez is open to joining Manchester United this summer, according to a report.
Mar 29, 16:52
Jose Gimenez for Atletico Madrid on January 7, 2015
Manchester United 'lead Jose Gimenez race'
A report claims that Manchester United are the favourites to sign Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez this summer.
Mar 23, 15:03
Diego Simeone watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid ease into last eight of Champions League
Atletico Madrid book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 4-2 aggregate win over Bayer Leverkusen.
Mar 15, 21:38
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi rescues Barcelona to send them top of La Liga
Lionel Messi scores a late winner for the second week in a row to send Barcelona top of La Liga courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid.
Feb 26, 17:09
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid as Lionel Messi's 87th-minute winner fires his side top of La Liga on their final league visit to the Vicente Calderon.
Feb 26, 14:15
Diego Godin is violated from all angles during the game between Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid on January 10, 2016
Report: Diego Godin to return for Atletico Madrid
A report claims that Diego Godin will return to the Atletico Madrid XI for Sunday's La Liga clash against Barcelona.
Feb 24, 22:58
Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid secure first-leg advantage
Atletico Madrid record a 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash in Germany on Tuesday night.
Feb 21, 21:39
Jose Gimenez for Atletico Madrid on January 7, 2015
Atletico Madrid: 'Jose Gimenez has muscle infection'
Atletico Madrid reveal that centre-back Jose Gimenez is currently undergoing a course of antibiotics to fight a muscular infection.
Feb 10, 20:52
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Result: Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi net in Barcelona win
Barcelona record a 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final at the Vicente Calderon.
Feb 1, 21:55
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid beat Bayern Munich to top spot in Group D
Atletico Madrid finish top of Group D after claiming a straightforward 2-0 win over bottom-placed side PSV Eindhoven.
Nov 23, 21:36
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick downs Atletico Madrid in derby
Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 39th career hat-trick to send Real Madrid four points clear courtesy of a 3-0 victory over city rivals Atletico Madrid.
Nov 19, 21:36
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Manchester United 'planning £30m Diego Godin bid'
Manchester United are reportedly preparing a £30m bid for Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin.
Nov 5, 13:10
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Diego Godin: 'Luis Suarez is world's best forward'
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin brands Barcelona forward and Uruguay teammate Luis Suarez "the best number nine in the world".
Oct 27, 18:28
Gareth Bale puts a tender arm around Cristiano Ronaldo during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo named on shortlist for Ballon d'Or
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo are among the 30-man shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or.
Oct 24, 10:19
Diego Godin is violated from all angles during the game between Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid on January 10, 2016
Diego Godin suffers ankle ligament damage
Atletico Madrid reveal that Diego Godin suffered ankle ligament damage during Wednesday's 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Sep 29, 13:40
Lionel Messi is also unhappy at not winning during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Sevilla on February 28, 2016
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi ruled out for three weeks
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi is ruled out for three weeks after suffering a groin injury against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night.
Sep 22, 11:04
Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring during the game between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao on January 17, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid hold Barcelona at Camp Nou
Atletico Madrid come from behind to secure a point in a 1-1 draw with Spanish champions Barcelona in Wednesday's La Liga clash.
Sep 21, 22:50
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Diego Godin: 'Atletico Madrid ready for Barcelona'
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin insists that his side "are ready" to take on Barcelona in Wednesday's La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Sep 20, 12:08
Mauricio Pochettino applauds after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino happy with "fantastic" Tottenham Hotspur performance
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is happy with his side's "fantastic" performance against Atletico Madrid despite falling to a 1-0 defeat in Melbourne.
Jul 29, 14:58
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Result: Atletico Madrid edge out Tottenham Hotspur in International Champions Cup
Diego Godin scores the only goal of the game as Atletico Madrid beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in their International Champions Cup game in Melbourne.
Jul 29, 12:56
Mauricio Pochettino applauds after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Team News: Vincent Janssen leads Tottenham Hotspur attack
Vincent Janssen leads the Tottenham Hotspur attack in Thursday's pre-season clash with Atletico Madrid in Melbourne.
Jul 29, 10:02
Barcelona's Lionel Messi stands next to Real Madrid duo Cristiano Ronaldo and Toni Kroos during the 'El Clasico' La Liga match on October 25, 2014
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo head shortlist for Best Player in Europe award
Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo head the nominations for the Best Player in Europe award.
Jul 18, 20:24
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring his first during the La Liga game between Deportivo La Coruna and Real Madrid on May 14, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Real Madrid in Champions League final against Atletico
Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Real Madrid in tonight's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid in Milan.
May 28, 18:38
Saul Niguez and Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday's 2016 Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in Milan.
May 27, 16:37



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1211103342934
2Valencia1293032112130
3Real Madrid127322291324
4Atletico MadridAtletico126601661024
5Sevilla127141412222
6Villarreal126331912721
7Real Sociedad125342522318
8Leganes12525911-217
9Real Betis125252125-417
10Getafe124441914516
11GironaGirona124441417-316
12Levante123631415-115
13Celta Vigo124262319414
14Espanyol12345915-613
15Athletic Bilbao123361216-412
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo123271523-811
17EibarEibar123271125-1411
18Malaga12219925-167
19AlavesAlaves122010620-146
20Las PalmasLas Palmas122010830-226