Diego Aguirre (rugby union)

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Diego Aguirre
Date of birth (1974-09-23) September 23, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-half
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Uruguay Carrasco
France US Tours
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1995-2007  Uruguay 74 (152)

Diego Aguirre (born Montevideo, 23 September 1974) is a Uruguayan rugby player. He's a fly half.

He played for Carrasco Polo Club, in Uruguay, and for US Tours, in France, in 2004/2005.

Aguirre is one of the best players from his country, having his debut for Uruguay, in 7 March 1995, in a 9-28 loss to Canada. He had 74 caps for the "Teros", until 24 March 2007, at the 18-12 win over Portugal. Aguirre has scored 11 tries, 17 conversions and 26 penalties, in an aggregate of 154 points.

He played at the Rugby World Cup finals, in 1999 and 2003. He was the top scorer for his country, in 1999, with one conversion and four penalties, 19 points in aggregate. He was also the captain in 2003, scoring two penalties and two conversions, this time, 10 points.

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