Diego Gutiérrez Zúñiga

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Diego Gutiérrez
Personal information
Full name Diego Nicolás Gutiérrez Zúñiga
Date of birth (1997-02-18) February 18, 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Barnechea
Number 15
Youth career
Colo-Colo
Palestino
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2019 Palestino 8 (0)
2019–2020 Valour 30 (0)
2021– Barnechea 12 (1)
National team
2017 Canada U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 November 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 May 2017

Diego Nicolás Gutiérrez Zúñiga (born February 18, 1997) is a Canadian soccer player who plays for Chilean Primera B club A.C. Barnechea.[1]

Club career[edit]

Palestino[edit]

On November 6, 2015 Gutiérrez made his league debut for Palestino against Deportes Antofagasta.[2]

In the 2015–16 season, Gutiérrez made five league appearances as well as two appearances in the Copa Chile.[3]

In the 2017 and 2018 seasons Gutiérrez saw less playing time, making only one league appearance each season, three appearances in the Copa Sudamerica and two appearances in the 2017 Copa Chile.[3]

Valour FC[edit]

Gutiérrez signed a multi-year deal for Canadian Premier League club Valour FC on March 4, 2019.[4]

Barnechea[edit]

On March 3, 2021, Gutiérrez returned to Chile, signing with Primera B side Barnechea.[5]

International career[edit]

Gutiérrez is eligible to represent both Canada and Chile internationally.[6]

Chile[edit]

Gutiérrez was called up to the Chilean under-20 team in June 2016 for a pair of friendlies against Paraguay.[7] He did not play in either match.

Canada[edit]

Gutiérrez was called up to the Canadian Under-20 side for a camp in January 2017.[8] He made his debut against Panama in a friendly on January 20.[9] He subsequently made the roster for the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship,[10] where he started in a 5-0 loss to Mexico and a 2-0 win over Antigua and Barbuda.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Gutiérrez was born to Chilean parents in Greenfield Park, Quebec and moved to Santiago, Chile when he was three years old.[6] His twin brother Cristián is also a footballer.

Honours[edit]

Palestino

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#Refuerzos2021" (in Spanish). AC Barnechea. 2 March 2021. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Deportivo Antofagasta vs. Palestino - 6 November 2015". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Diego Gutiérrez". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Valour FC sign Canadian Diego Gutiérrez". March 4, 2019.
  5. ^ John Jacques (3 March 2021). "Diego Gutierrez Signs For Chilean Side AC Barnechea". Northern Tribune. Retrieved 5 May 2021.
  6. ^ a b c "Diego Gutiérrez".
  7. ^ "LA ROJA SUB 20 PRACTICÓ POR ÚLTIMA VEZ ANTES DE VIAJAR A PARAGUAY". June 20, 2016.
  8. ^ "Canada Soccer announces Men's U-20 camp and series against Panama". January 11, 2016.
  9. ^ "Canada starts Panama trip with 1:0 win in U-20 friendly". January 20, 2017.
  10. ^ Brisendine, Steve (February 9, 2017). "Canada names 20-man squad for CONCACAF U-20 Championship".

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