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|Full name||Diego Hernán Valeri|
|Date of birth||1 May 1986|
|Place of birth||Lanús, Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2009–2010||→ Porto (loan)||12||(0)|
|2010||→ Almería (loan)||9||(0)|
|2013||→ Portland Timbers (loan)||20||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 20, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Valeri started his professional career with his hometown club Lanús in 2003. He made his debut for Lanús under the direction of Miguel Ángel Brindisi on September 27, 2003 in a 1-1 draw with Vélez Sársfield. In 2007, he was part of the squad that won the 2007 Apertura tournament, Lanús' first ever top flight league title.
On 16 July 2009, Valeri was loaned to Portuguese champion Porto, where he played one season, winning the Portuguese Cup. He then spent six months on-loan at Spanish UD Almería. In 2011, Valeri rejoined Lanús, and captained the team in their 2011 Clausura runner-up campaign.
In January 2013, Valeri was loaned to Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer on a contract paying $400,000 annually. Portland exercised its option to buy on August 6, 2013. Valeri has been touted as a great addition to the team, as he has recorded 15 goals (one goal coming in the playoffs) and 21 assists as of July 18, 2014.
- Argentine Primera División (1): 2007 Torneo Clausura
- F.C. Porto
- Nick Firchau & Diego Pinzón. "Source: Timbers offering loan deal for Argentine MF Valeri". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
- "Diego Valeri Finds Prosperity in Portland". MLSsoccer.com. 24 August 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
- MLS player profile
- Argentine Primera statistics at Fútbol XXI (Spanish)
- Diego Valeri at National-Football-Teams.com