Diego Orlando Suárez

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Diego Suárez
Personal information
Full name Diego Orlando Suárez Saucedo
Date of birth (1992-10-07) October 7, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Santa Ana del Yacuma, Bolivia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number TBA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Blooming 3 (0)
2007– FC Dynamo Kyiv 0 (0)
2008–2013 FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv 119 (13)
2014– Blooming (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2009 Bolivia U-17 2 (0)
2009 Bolivia U-20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 29, 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of May 27, 2013
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Suárez and the second or maternal family name is Saucedo.

Diego Orlando Suárez Saucedo (born October 7, 1992 in Santa Ana del Yacuma, Beni) is a Bolivian professional football player who currently plays for Blooming on loan from Ukrainian club FC Dynamo Kyiv.


Although Suárez did not make his debut in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano with Blooming, he became the youngest footballer to play in the Copa Libertadores when he came on as a substitute for his club against Brazilian side Santos. In late March 2007, the Bolivian media claimed that Diego was about to be given a trial by famous English football club, Chelsea. These rumors were quashed that any contact was made by Chelsea giving him a trial.[1] The young Bolivian did make his way to Europe and in late November was signed by Ukrainian club Dynamo Kyiv.[2][3]

International career[edit]

During January 2009, Suárez played in the South American Youth Championship for the Bolivian U-20 team, later in the year, he joined the Bolivian U-17 squad in Chile for the FIFA U-17 World Cup qualifiers.


  1. ^ [1] fifa.com, 23 March 2007. Retrieved 23 November 2007
  2. ^ [2] football.ua, 24 November 2007. Retrieved 24 November 2007 (Ukrainian)
  3. ^ [3] eldiario.net, 24 November 2007. Retrieved 24 November 2007 (English) (translated from Spanish)