Diego Quintana

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Diego Quintana
Personal information
Full name Diego Jesús Quintana
Date of birth (1978-04-24) April 24, 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Right midfielder, Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Newell's Old Boys 140 (18)
2001–2004 Real Murcia 47 (2)
2004 Instituto de Cordoba 17 (0)
2005 Barcelona SC ? (?)
2005–2011 Skoda Xanthi F.C. 137 (7)
National team
1997 Argentina U20 6 (1)
2000 Argentina U23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:42, 2 December 2008 (UTC).

Diego Jesús Quintana (born 24 April 1978) is an Argentine footballer who spent his career mostly playing for Skoda Xanthi F.C. in Greece.

Quintana started his career in 1996 with Newell's Old Boys where he played 140 times, scoring 18 goals. After three seasons with Real Murcia of Spain he returned to Argentina to play for newly promoted Instituto de Cordoba in the Apertura 2004 tournament. After a brief spell with Barcelona Sporting Club of Ecuador in 2005 he joined Skoda Xanthi F.C. of Greece.

He scored the winning goal at the FIFA Youth World Cup in 1997 against Uruguay in front of 62,000 spectators at the Shah Alam Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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