Diego Godin

Born: February 16, 1986 (age 32)

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
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Career History
Senior2006-2007Nacional
2007-2010Villarreal
2010-Atletico Madrid
International2005-Uruguay
Sports Mole has 410 articles about Diego Godin. Articles 1 to 40:
Mohamed Salah in action for Egypt during a World Cup qualifying match with Congo in October 2017
Team News: Mohamed Salah on bench for Egypt against Uruguay
Egypt winger Mohamed Salah will start on the bench for the Pharaohs in their Group A opener with Uruguay.
Jun 15, 11:29
Egypt manager Hector Cuper on May 25, 2018
Preview: Egypt vs. Uruguay - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the World Cup Group A match between Egypt and Uruguay.
Jun 13, 17:10
Stefan Savic in action for Atletico Madrid on November 18, 2017
Chelsea, Juventus 'to battle for Stefan Savic'
Chelsea and Italian champions Juventus are reportedly both interested in signing Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic this summer.
Jun 13, 10:03
Jamie Vardy tussles with Diego Godin during the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Leicester City and Atletico Madrid on April 18, 2017
Juventus 'make contact with Atletico Madrid for Diego Godin'
Juventus reportedly make contact with Atletico Madrid regarding the potential signing of Diego Godin this summer.
May 27, 11:56
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Result: Ruthless Atletico Madrid brush aside Marseille to win Europa League
Antoine Griezmann scores twice and skipper Gabi adds a late third as Atletico Madrid beat Marseille 3-0 to win the Europa League.
May 16, 21:38
Dimitri Payet playing for Marseille in the 2016-17 season
Team News: Marseille's Dimitri Payet passed fit for Europa League final
Marseille winger Dimitri Payet is passed fit for their Europa League final against Atletico Madrid.
May 16, 18:54
Luis Suarez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Uruguay reveal preliminary World Cup squad
Luis Suarez, Diego Godin and Edinson Cavani headline Uruguay's 26-man squad for the 2018 World Cup finals.
May 16, 17:48
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid tighten grip on second place in La Liga
Atletico Madrid edge past city rivals Getafe 1-0 to as good as secure a runners-up spot in La Liga, courtesy of an early Koke goal.
May 12, 20:27
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Diego Simeone: 'My squad is not big enough'
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone says that Sunday's surprise 2-0 home defeat to Espanyol was down to the fact that he does not have a big enough squad.
May 7, 12:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Diego Godin: 'My job is to defend'
Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin says that his "job is to defend" when questioned on his impressive display against Arsenal.
May 4, 10:50
General view inside the Wanda Metropolitano, August 2017
Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin: 'Arsenal will be more anxious in second leg'
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin predicts that Arsenal will be 'more anxious' to perform in the second leg of the Europa League semi-final between the two clubs.
May 3, 10:09
Alexandre Lacazette celebrates scoring the Gunners' second during the Europa League quarter-final game between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow on April 5, 2018
Preview: Arsenal vs. Atletico Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Europa League action as Arsenal welcome the visit of Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their semi-final clash at the Emirates.
Apr 25, 11:46
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for Atletico Madrid on September 17, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid lead Sporting Lisbon after first leg
Atletico Madrid comfortably beat Sporting Lisbon and edge towards the last four of the Europa League.
Apr 5, 22:03
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs eyes further Wales improvement
Wales manager Ryan Giggs warns his side that they will need to be at their very best to beat Uruguay in the final of the China Cup.
Mar 25, 20:32
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga
Atletico Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga courtesy of a 3-0 success over Celta Vigo at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Mar 11, 17:05
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen catches Mario Gotze in the face during their Champions League Group H clash with Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Lazio 'considering surprise move for Jan Vertonghen'
Lazio are eyeing up a summer swoop for Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Jan Vertonghen, according to a report in Italy.
Mar 6, 15:38
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid confirm place in Europa League last 16
Atletico Madrid confirm their place in the last 16 of the Europa League with a 1-0 win over Copenhagen in Thursday's clash at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Feb 22, 19:51
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid too strong for Athletic Bilbao at the Wanda Metropolitano
Atletico Madrid return to within seven points of La Liga leaders Barcelona courtesy of a 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Feb 18, 17:08
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Angel Correa's thunderbolt sees Atletico Madrid triumph
Angel Correa scores the only goal of the match as Atletico Madrid record a 1-0 win over Valencia in Sunday night's La Liga clash at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Feb 4, 21:40
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Atletico Madrid too strong for Las Palmas
Atletico Madrid move to within eight points of La Liga leaders Barcelona courtesy of a 3-0 win over Las Palmas at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Jan 28, 17:05
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Sevilla oust Atletico Madrid to reach final four of Copa del Rey
Sevilla beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 on the night and 5-2 on aggregate to remain on course for a sixth Copa del Rey crown, as they reach the semi-final stage.
Jan 23, 22:20
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone during the Champions League match with Leicester City on April 18, 2017
Result: Diego Costa scores on debut as Atletico Madrid smash Lleida in Copa del Rey
Atletico Madrid take a strong 4-0 advantage over Lleida in the Copa del Rey round of 16.
Jan 3, 19:52
Fernando Torres gives the thumbs-up after leaving hospital on March 3, 2017
Team News: Fernando Torres starts against Chelsea
Alvaro Morata leads the Chelsea line as they welcome Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Dec 5, 19:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester United 'given green light to move for £60m Jose Gimenez'
Manchester United are reportedly handed a boost in their pursuit of £60m-rated Atletico Madrid centre-back Jose Gimenez.
Nov 27, 09:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid put five past Levante
Kevin Gameiro and Antoine Griezmann both score braces as Atletico Madrid beat Levante 5-0 in Saturday night's La Liga clash in Valencia.
Nov 25, 21:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720

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