Hernán Díaz

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Hernán Díaz
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Personal information
Full name Hernán Edgardo Díaz
Date of birth (1965-02-26) February 26, 1965 (age 54)
Place of birth Barrancas, Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985 Rosario Central 3 (0)
1986 Los Andes 16 (3)
1986–1989 Rosario Central 102 (6)
1989–1999 River Plate 253 (13)
2000 Colón 10 (2)
2000–2001 River Plate 27 (2)
National team
1987–1998 Argentina 28 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hernán Edgardo Díaz (born February 26, 1965 in Barrancas) is a former Argentine football right back. During his club career he played for Rosario Central, Los Andes, River Plate and Colón de Santa Fe.

Early career[edit]

Díaz started his career in the Argentine 2nd division with Rosario Central in 1985, after a short spell with Los Andes he returned to Rosario to help the club win the 1986-1987 Primera Division Argentina. His performances earned him a place in the national team and he represented Argentina at the Copa América 1987[1] and 1989.[2]

River Plate[edit]

Díaz joined River Plate in 1989, helping the club to win the 1989-1990 title in his first season he went on to win 8 league titles with the club as well as the Copa Libertadores in 1996[3] and the Supercopa Sudamericana in 1997. His 10 titles as a player make him the second most decorated player in the history of Club Atlético River Plate, second only to his longtime team mate Leonardo Astrada's 11.[4]

During his time at River Díaz played for Argentina at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.[5]

Later career[edit]

Díaz left River to join Colón de Santa Fe in 2000 but returned for one last season with River in 2000-2001.


Rosario Central
River Plate


  • Díaz is the second most decorated player in the history of Club Atlético River Plate with 10 titles.
  • Díaz played 73 games in the Copa Libertadores, scoring 7 goals, the only Argentine to have played more Libertadores games was Julio César Falcioni with 76.


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