Diego Rodríguez (footballer, born 1991)

Diego Martín Rodríguez Telechea (born January 8, 1991) is a Uruguayan footballer who most recently played for Liverpool Montevideo as a defender. He is the older brother of professional striker Leandro Rodríguez.[1]

Diego Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name Diego Martín Rodríguez Telechea
Date of birth (1991-01-08) January 8, 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Montevideo Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010−2011 Montevideo Wanderers 5 (0)
2011−2013 Málaga B 42 (5)
2013 Málaga 0 (0)
2014–2016 Juventud 21 (1)
2015Vancouver Whitecaps FC (loan) 4 (0)
2015Whitecaps FC 2 (loan) 7 (0)
2016 Cerro 9 (0)
2016–2017 Universitario 7 (0)
2017 Juventud 11 (2)
2017 Liverpool Montevideo 11 (2)
National team
Uruguay U20 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 April 2018

CareerEdit

A product of local Montevideo Wanderers, Diego made his first team debut on April 18, 2010 against Tacuarembó, playing the last fifteen minutes as a substitute for Matías Quagliotti in 2−1 home win. During the summer of 2011, Diego signed for ambitious Málaga CF in Spanish La Liga and was registered for its B-side.[2] In his two seasons with Atlético Malagueño he was a regular starter for the club appearing in 42 matches and scoring 5 goals.

In January 2014, he returned to his country to play for Juventud de Las Piedras. On January 14, 2015 he was transferred on a one-year loan to Vancouver Whitecaps FC.[3] In December 2015, Vancouver announced that Rodriguez had returned to Juventud.[4]

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Weber: Diego Rodriguez sees brother sign with Everton". TheProvince.com. August 29, 2015. Archived from the original on November 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Football transfers in Uruguay Archived April 26, 2012, at the Wayback Machine - valeflet.blogspot.es (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Rodríguez Loaned to Vancouver - mlssoccer.com
  4. ^ "Whitecaps FC announce roster moves, exercise 10 contract options and decline six". Vancouver Whitecaps FC.