Diego Martín Rodríguez

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Diego Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name Diego Martín Rodríguez Berrini
Date of birth (1989-09-04) 4 September 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Independiente
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2014 Defensor Sporting 87 (4)
2013 Udinese (loan) 1 (0)
2013–2014 Godoy Cruz (loan) 49 (2)
2015– Independiente 56 (2)
National team
2008–2009 Uruguay U-20 8 (0)
2011 Uruguay U-22 5 (0)
2012 Uruguay Olympic 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 March 2015

Diego Martín Rodríguez Berrini (born 4 September 1989 in Montevideo) is an Uruguayan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Argentine Primera División side Independiente.

Club career[edit]

Rodríguez started his career playing with Defensor Sporting in 2009. He made his debut on 27 October 2009 against Tacuarembó F.C..

International career[edit]

Under-20[edit]

During 2009 Rodríguez played with the Uruguayan national under-20 football team at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt. Previously, he played the 2009 South American Youth Championship in Venezuela where his outstanding performances led the team to qualify to the Youth World Cup.

Under-22[edit]

In 2011, he was named to participate in the Uruguay national football team under-22 squad for the 2011 Pan American Games. He was the team captain and played a vital role for the team to get to the 3rd place in the tournament.

Olympic Team[edit]

He was called up by Óscar Tabárez for the Uruguay Olympic football team that finished ninth at the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London, Great Britain.[1]

Senior[edit]

On 7 November 2011 he was named for a FIFA World Cup qualification match against Chile in Montevideo.[2]

On 15 November 2011 he was named for a Friendly match against Italy in Rome.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Convocatoria Uruguay Fútbol Juegos Olímpicos Londres 2012" (in Spanish). lovingfutbol.com. 8 July 2012. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Emiliano Alfaro y Diego Rodriguez fueron citados a la selección de Uruguay" (in Spanish). Qualification for Brazil. 7 November 2011. Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 

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