Diego Ifrán

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Diego Ifrán
Personal information
Full name Diego Ifrán Sala
Date of birth (1987-06-08) 8 June 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Cerro Chato, Uruguay
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Sporting Cristal
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Fénix 50 (19)
2008–2010 Danubio 45 (27)
2010–2015 Real Sociedad 52 (5)
2014 Deportivo La Coruña (loan) 11 (4)
2014–2015 Tenerife (loan) 28 (11)
2015–2016 Peñarol 19 (4)
2016– Sporting Cristal 15 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 June 2015.

Diego Ifrán Sala (born 8 June 1987) is an Uruguayan footballer who plays for Sporting Cristal as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Born in Cerro Chato, Ifrán began his career with Fénix, where he played between 2006 and 2008. In the 2008 summer he moved to local giants Danubio.

On 13 August 2010 Ifrán signed a five-year deal with Real Sociedad, despite being sidelined due to a severe knee injury.[1] He made his debut on 7 March of the following year, coming on as a late substitute in a 1–2 loss at Deportivo de La Coruña.[2] His first goal came on 3 April, but in a 1–3 home loss against Hércules CF.[3]

On 8 July 2013 Ifrán suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury,[4] being sidelined until January of the following year.[5] On 19 March 2014 he was loaned to Deportivo until June.[6]

On 1 August 2014 Ifrán moved to fellow Segunda División side CD Tenerife, also in a temporary deal.[7] On 2 July 2015, he joined Peñarol.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ifrán firma por cinco temporadas" [Ifrán signs for five seasons] (in Spanish). Diario Vasco. 13 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Deportivo La Coruña 2–1 Real Sociedad". ESPN FC. 7 March 2011. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Real Sociedad 1–3 Hércules". ESPN FC. 3 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ifrán dice adiós al año 2013" [Ifrán says goodbye to 2013] (in Spanish). Marca. 8 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Diego Ifran, primer 'fichaje invernal' de la Real Sociedad" [Diego Ifran, first 'winter signing' of Real Sociedad] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 29 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "La Real hace oficial la cesión de Diego Ifrán al Deportivo" [Real makes official the loan of Diego Ifrán to Deportivo] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 19 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Diego Ifrán, loaned to CDTenerife". Real Sociedad's official website. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  8. ^ "Cargado de ilusiones". CA Penarol. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 

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