Diego Godin Net Worth

A professional football player from Uruguay, Diego Godin, plays internationally. Diego Roberto Godn Leal is his full name. He has participated in matches for Uruguay’s national football team and Vélez Sarsfield. His primary position on the field is center-back. He has a net worth of $10 million.

In this article, we will learn about Diego Godin’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, and many more.

About Diego Godin

Diego Roberto Godin Leal, a professional football player from Uruguay, was born on February 16, 1986. He now plays as a center-back for Vélez Sarsfield in the Primera División of Argentina and serves as captain of the Uruguayan national team.

He began his professional career with Cerro and was moved to Primera División team Nacional three years later. He is regarded as one of the best defenders of his generation.

Since then, he has spent most of his professional career in Spain, playing for Villarreal and Atlético Madrid, where he has won eight championships, including the La Liga championship in the 2013–14 season. He also played for Atlético Mineiro in Brazil and Inter Milan and Cagliari in Italy.

Early Life

Godn has played for Uruguay since 2005 and has received the most caps of any player in the nation’s history. He competed for his country in six Copa América competitions and four World Cups, winning the 2011 edition of the latter event.

Julio Godn and Iris Leal welcomed Godn into the world in Rosario. He nearly drowned while fishing in a river at age 4 while the family was together, but he eventually swam to shore on his own.

Career 

At the age of 17, Godn began his professional career with Cerro. He was transferred to Primera División powerhouse Nacional after his strong performances, and thanks to his maturity and professionalism, he swiftly rose to the position of captain. 

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Godin signed a five-year contract with Atlético Madrid on August 4, 2010, after enjoying his greatest season at Villarreal (36 games, three goals), following an initial cost believed to be in the neighborhood of €8 million or £6.6 million.

The 36-year-old Godn signed a one-year contract with Atlético Mineiro on January 12, 2022. Godn began working for Vélez Sarsfield on a one-and-a-half-year deal on June 21, 2022.

Diego Godin’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023, the professional Uruguayan footballer Diego Godin has a net worth of $10 million.

He made most of this money from his professional career in football by playing in both the international world cup and his clubs Atlético Madrid, Inter Milan, Cagliari, Atlético Mineiro, and Vélez Sarsfield.

Salary

Argentinean center back Godn began a long-term agreement with a stated pay of £40,000 EUR per week and £2,080,000 EUR annually. His maximum market value as a professional footballer is €700 thousand.

Endorsement

As of 2023, Diego Godin does not possess any endorsements or brand deals. There is no information about him having sponsorships either. If we get to know anything about his endorsements it will be updated on the website.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Diego Roberto Godín Leal
Nickname Roberto
Born 16 February 1986
Debut 2003
Height 1.87 m
Weight 78 kg
Age 37 years old
Birthplace Rosario, Uruguay
Religion Christian
Nationality Uruguayan
Net Worth $10 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Julio Godín
Mother name Iris Leal
Twitter Handle @diegogodin
Instagram Handle diegogodin

Wife

Godn wed Sofia, the child of José Herrera, an Uruguayan international who competed for Cagliari in Serie A alongside fellow countryman Enzo Francescoli.

He played with Antoine Griezmann at Atlético Madrid, and the two are good friends. The couple wed in 2018. 

Godin's wedding in photos - Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin married Sofia... | MARCA English

Age 

Diego Godin was born on 16 February 1986 and as of 2023, he is 37 years old.

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Height And Weight

He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 78 kg.

Career stats

 

Club League National cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Cerro 2 2
14 1 15
17 1 17 1
30 5 30 5
63 6 1 64 6
Nacional 26 4 16 2 46 2
Villarreal 24 1 3 7 34 1
31 7 38
36 3 2 6 44 3
91 4 5 20 116 4
Atlético Madrid 25 1 1 3 1 1 30 2
27 2 1 13 1 41 3
35 1 5 1 1 42 1
34 4 5 2 10 2 2 51 8
34 3 3 9 1 2 48 4
31 1 3 12 46 1
31 3 5 11] 47 3
30 3 1 12 45 1
30 3 2 6 1 1 39 4
277 17 28 4 77 6 7 389 27
Inter Milan 23 1 2 11 1 36 2
Cagliari 28 1 28 1
11 1 12
39 1 1 40 1
Atlético Mineiro 1 1 2 5 1 9 1
Vélez Sarsfield
Career total 520 29 42 4 126 9 12 1 700 43

Faqs About Diego Godin

When did he start playing professionally?

His professional debut was in 2006.

Which club does he play for now?

As of 2023, he plays as a center-back for Argentine Primera División club Vélez Sarsfield.

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