Juan Manuel Díaz

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Juan Díaz Martínez
Personal information
Full name Juan Manuel Díaz Martínez
Date of birth (1987-10-28) October 28, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Liverpool FC 23 (3)
2008–2010 Estudiantes 65 (1)
2010–2012 River Plate 54 (2)
2012– Nacional 29 (2)
National team
2007 Uruguay U-20 45 (7)
2005– Uruguay
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:24, 6 August 2011 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Juan Manuel Díaz Martínez (born 28 October 1987) is a Uruguayan footballer. He currently plays for Nacional.


Díaz was signed in January 2008.[1] He made his debut 2-1 win over against Banfield on February 8, 2008. He scored his first Estudiantes goal against Rosario Central on April 25, 2008. He was sent off against LDU Quito on April 29, 2008.

During the 2008-09 season, Díaz was part of the Estudiantes squad that experienced finishing as runners up in Copa Sudamericana 2008 and then went on to win Copa Libertadores 2009. In January 2010, Club Atlético River Plate signed the Uruguayan wingback from Estudiantes.

On July 2010, Nacional made public his interest on the left wingback.[2]

International career[edit]

Díaz also capped for Uruguay U-20 at 2007 South American Youth Championship and 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

On July 27, 2010 he was reserved to play a friendly match with Uruguay first team against Angola in Lisboa .


Estudiantes de La Plata


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