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 52)
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.

Titles[edit]

Season Club Title
1986–1987 Argentina Rosario Central Primera División Argentina
1989–1990 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1991 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1993 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1994 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1996 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1996 Argentina River Plate Copa Libertadores
Clausura 1997 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
1997 Argentina River Plate Supercopa Sudamericana
Apertura 1997 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina
Apertura 1999 Argentina River Plate Primera División Argentina

Facts[edit]

  • 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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