Diego Alonso Net Worth

Diego Alonso is an Uruguayan professional football manager who coaches the Uruguay national football team. He was a professional footballer and played as a striker for Uruguay. Alonso is leading his nation in the FIFA World Cup 2022. The 47-year-old’s net worth is $5 million.

Here we look closely at Alonso’s net worth, salary earnings, career, record, wife, and more.

About Diego Alonso

Diego Martín Alonso López was born on 16 April 1975 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He was a professional footballer who played as a striker. Diego played for Uruguay in the 1999 Copa America.

He managed numerous clubs in the South and North American regions before taking charge of the Uruguay national team in 2021.

Coaching Career

Diego Alonso was appointed manager of Uruguay on 14 December 2021. He replaced Oscar Tabarez, who was at the helm for the past 15 years.

After taking charge, he led the team to win four out of four games, qualifying for the FIFA World Cup 2022. Diego Alonso will lead Luis Suarez and co. in the FIFA World Cup 2022. It’s also the first World Cup tournament for Diego Alonso as a coach.

Before taking charge of Uruguay, he was appointed as the inaugural manager of the MLS side Inter Miami (2019-2021).

The Uruguayan won the CONCACAF Champions League as a manager of two different clubs. He led the Liga MX side CF Pachuca to win the 2016 Clausura and 2016-17. He also led Pachuca to a third-place finish in the FIFA Club World Cup 2017.

Alonso managed Liga MX side CF Monterrey from 2018-2019. He led the side to win the 2018-19 CONCACAF Champions League before joining Inter Miami.

Playing Career

Diego Alonso played as a striker. He had 7 International caps for Uruguay. He played in the 1999 Copa America.

The striker played football for numerous clubs, including Bella Vista, Valencia, Atletico Madrid, Malaga, UNAM, Nacional, Penarol, etc. Alonso won the 2001-02 Segunda Division in Spain with Atletico Madrid, being the league’s top scorer.

Diego Alonso’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

The 47-year-old Uruguayan is currently the head coach of the Uruguayan national football team. Hence, he is earning a handsome salary and bonuses for leading the team in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Diego Alonso’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023. According to several reports, he earns a £1 million salary per year as the head coach of Uruguay. His prime source of earnings is his football contracts.

Quick Facts

Full Name Diego Martín Alonso López
Current Team Uruguay (Head Coach)
Date of Birth 16 April 1975
Age 47
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Birthplace Montevideo, Uruguay  
Nationality  Uruguayan  
Net Worth $5 million
Salary £1 million per year
Relationship Status  Married
Twitter @AlonsoDT
Instagram alonsodt

Coaching Tactics

Uruguay boss Diego Alonso prefers the 4-3-3 formation. He deploys a 4-man backline with the wingers getting the freedom of making forward runs. The defensive midfielder in the 3-man midfield helps to hold the defensive line. The striker takes the center role between two wingers.


Born on 16 April 1975, Uruguay coach Diego Alonso is 47 years old.


He is 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) tall.


Ivan Alonso is the cousin of Diego Alonso, who was also a professional footballer and played mostly for the Spanish club Deportivo Alaves.

Coaching Stats

[As of 27 Sept. 2022]

Team Year Game Win Draw Lost
Uruguay 2021 – Present 9 7 1 1


  1. Pachuca – Liga MX Clausura 2016
  2. Pachuca – CONCACAF Champions League 2016-2017
  3. Pachuca – FIFA Club World Cup Third Place 2017
  4. Monterrey – CONCACAF Champions League 2019

FAQs About Diego Alonso 

What is Alonso’s Net Worth?

The Uruguayan coach Diego Alonso’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023.

How much is his salary?

He earns a £1 million salary per year as the coach of the Uruguay national team.

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