Diego Novaretti

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Diego Novaretti
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Personal information
Full name Diego Martín Novaretti
Date of birth (1985-05-09) May 9, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth La Palestina, Argentina
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Lazio
Number 85
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2009 Belgrano 113 (7)
2009–2013 Toluca 138 (8)
2013– Lazio 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 June 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2013

Diego Martín Novaretti, (born 9 May 1985), sometimes known as El Flaco, is an Argentine footballer who plays as a defender for S.S. Lazio.

Club career[edit]

Club Atlético Belgrano[edit]

He made his professional debut with Club Atlético Belgrano in 2006. Novaretti is known for his height and quickness.

Toluca F.C.[edit]

It was rumoured that Novaretti might join Deportivo Toluca since the departure of Paulo da Silva, and José Manuel de la Torre expressed a great interest in acquiring him for the team. On July 22, 2009, it became official that Novaretti was to join Toluca. But currently he won't play as he escaped from his last club without paying anything for the transfer. He made his debut on September 6, 2009 against Morelia. He played the whole 90 minutes. A game that finished 1–0 For Toluca. He scored his first goal for Toluca on April 4, 2010 against Estudiantes Tecos. A game that finished 5–0 for Toluca.

S.S. Lazio[edit]

In the summer of 2013, Novaretti arrived as a free agent joining Lazio from Toluca. Novaretti signed a 4 year deal at the club. Novaretti was originally targeted by Manchester City, but their interest waned after Roberto Mancini was relieved of his duties.

He made his debut for Lazio in Serie A on August 25, 2013 in Lazio's 2-1 win against Udinese. While September 19, 2013, Novaretti made his debut in the Europa League, against Legia Warsaw; Novaretti replaced Keita Baldé Diao as a substitute. In his first season Novaretti made 17 appearances in all competitions during the 2013/14 season for Lazio.

Honours[edit]

Mexican league : 1 Toluca: Bicentennial 2010

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