Diego Roberto Godin Leal is an Uruguayan soccer player. He plays for Spanish club named Atletico Madrid. He plays as a central defender. There is no information about his father and mother. In 2003 at the age of 17, he had started his professional career. Due to his good performances, he became captain of his team. In 2007 he had signed a five year deal with Villareal CF.
At the age of 19, he made his international debut for Uruguay. In 2010 he had got selected for Squad in 2010 FIFA World Cup. He had also played the 2011 Copa American campaign. Again in 2013, he had played in 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup for La Celeste. His annual income is €6,78,000 (Euros).
Early Life and Career of Diego Godin
Diego Godin was born Diego Roberto Godin Leal on February 16, 1986, in Rosario, Uruguay. He is Uruguayan and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
Godin started his professional football career at the age of 17. Later, he transferred to the top division powerhouse, Club Nacional de Football because of his good performances.
In August 2007, Godin signed a five-year contract deal with La Liga side Villarreal CF. Then he joined fellow league team, Atletico Madrid on a five-year contract in November 2013. In UEFA Super Cup he made his official debut for the Colchoneros.
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Godin made his debut for Uruguay at the age of 19 for a friendly match against Mexico. In 2007, he represented his country at Copa America. He was selected for the squad at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
He featured in Uruguay's successful 2011 Copa America campaign. Then he participated in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. In 2014 World Cup he was selected by Oscar Tabarez.
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Godin was named as captain for Uruguay's defense of the Copa America during the 2015 continental tournament in Chile.
Diego Godin Personal Life
Diego Godin's shared a romantic relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Sofia Herrera. The duo is together for a long time. Godin is quite secretive about his personal life which might be the reason he never talked much about his love life with media.
Diego Godin Net Worth
Diego Godin has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million as of 2017. His annual salary is $4.57 million and he earned $14.54 million from his recent club, Atlético Madrid.
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The current market value of Godin is $22.88 million. In November 2013, he signed a contract of $9.8 million with Atletico Madrid.
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Diego Godin Affairs
Affair with Sofia Herrer
Currently he is dating Sofia Herrer. The couple are happy together but there is no other information about his relationship.