Osvaldo Díaz

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Osvaldo Díaz
Personal information
Full name Osvaldo Javier Díaz Gimenez
Date of birth (1981-12-22) 22 December 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth San Lorenzo, Paraguay
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
12 de Octubre
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2007 Guaraní 167 (30)
2007 Olimpia Asunción 18 (2)
2008 AC Lugano 3 (0)
2008 12 de Octubre 5 (0)
2009–2010 Guaraní 6 (1)
2011–2012 Independiente F.B.C. 41 (5)
2011 Sportivo Luqueño (loan) 18 (1)
2013 Sportivo San Lorenzo
2014– 12 de Octubre
National team
2001 Paraguay U20
2004 Paraguay U23
2004 Paraguay 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 May 2008.
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team Competition

Osvaldo Díaz (born 22 December 1981) is a Paraguayan footballer. He currently plays for 12 de Octubre.

Career[edit]

Díaz began his career at Club Guaraní before moving in mid 2007 to Olimpia Asunción in the Paraguayan First Division.

On 1 February 2008 he was signed by AC Lugano, where he only played a total of 17 minutes in 3 games.[citation needed]

Diaz was part of the silver medal-winning Paraguayan 2004 Olympic football team, which earned a quarter-final place with two victories in the qualifying round. Having finished second in the league, the squad later beat South Korea in the quarter-finals, and Iraq in the semi-finals, before losing to Argentina in the final.

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