Diego Godin

by Charleen 14 Sep,2017
Diego Godin
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Weight in KG 78 kg
Weight 78
Personal Info
  • Father Julio Godin
  • League Name Argentine Primera Division
  • Relationship Status married
  • Weekly wage £40,000
  • First Name Diego
  • Endorsment brands
  • No. of Instagram Followers 1.8 Million
  • Past Team Atletico Mineiro
  • Market Value €700k
  • Mother Iris Leal
  • Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diego_God%C3%ADn
  • Last Name Leal
  • Birth Name Diego Roberto Godin Leal
  • Net Worth $19.5 million
  • 2022 Club Velez Sarsfield
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Current Club Jersey Number 2
  • Siblings Lucia Godin
  • Salary £2,080,000 Per Year
  • Married to Sofia
  • Birth Country Uruguay
  • No. of Siblings 1
  • First Club Name Estudiantes El Colla
  • Instagram https://www.instagram.com/diegogodin/
  • Famous Name Diego Godin
  • Contract
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Position in Team Centre-back
  • Date February 16
  • First Club Join Date
  • Nationality Uruguayan
  • Current team Velez Sarsfield
  • 2022 National Team Uruguay
  • Profession Football Player
  • Started career as Footballer
  • Currently Club Velez Sarsfield

Deigo Godin is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for the Argentine Primera Division club, Velez Sarsfield. He previously played for Atletico Mineiro alongside players like Jose Gimenez and Antoine Griezmann.

Apart from being a prominent player in his club, Godin is also a national footballer who represents the national team of Uruguay. Since 2005, he has been a part of the senior team and has earned over 160 caps.

Explore Diego Godin's Net Worth and Endorsements

Godin is estimated to have a net worth of around $19.5 million, thanks to his professional football career. He plays for Velez Sarsfield. So, he earns £40,000 in a week and £2,080,000 in a year. In 2021, he played for Atletico Mineiro. His weekly salary in the team was £8,400, while his yearly wage was £436,800.

DiegoDiego Godin had a good time on a holiday  SOURCE: Instagram @diegogodin

In the 2020 season, Godin earned £100,000 weekly and £5,200,000 yearly. Also, he has played for other clubs in the past. So, Godin has amassed a considerable fortune. According to Transfermrkt, Godin has a market value of €700k, while it was €40 million on July 15, 2016.

Being a professional footballer, Godin also makes money from brand endorsement. Exploring his social media posts, we can say that Godin promotes Puma and wears their kits.

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Diego Godin Is Married To His Wife

Diego Godin is living a happy life with his longtime girlfriend-turned-wife, Sofia. Godin and Sofia have been with each other for many years. The lovebirds dated each other for years before tying the knot in 2018. The married couple donated all their wedding gifts to charity.

DiegoDiego Godin is a family man  SOURCE: Instagram @diegogodin

It is also reported that the donation will be made to Hospital Pereira Rossell in Montevideo, supporting prematurely born babies. Godin and his wife often post images on their Instagram handles and love exploring different places together. The duo also has a child, which they feature on IG.

For your information, Godin's wife, Sofia, is the daughter of Jose Herrera, a former Uruguayan international football player who played as a defender for various clubs.

Early Life

Diego Godin was born on February 16, 1986, in Rosario, Uruguay and his full name is Diego Roberto Godin Leal. His parents are Julio Godin and Iris Lial, and he has a sister named Lucia Godin. He is of Uruguayan nationality.

When he was four years old, Godin nearly drowned after trying to catch fish in a river. 

Club Career

Godin started his professional footballing career in 2003, joining the Uruguayan club Cerro; he played three years, winning 63 caps and scoring six goals. He then moved to the top division powerhouse Club Nacional de Football in 2006 and was declared the captain of his team. He was in the club for a year playing 26 games without a goal.

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DiegoDiego Godin in one of his training sessions  SOURCE: Instagram @diegogodin

Several European clubs highly appreciated his maturity and professionalism; the Spanish side Villareal signed him in August 2007, agreeing to the Five years contract. His debut in La Liga came on October 7, 2007, in a match against CA Osasuna. He was in the club for three years, appearing in 91 games and scoring four goals.

Godin then made his move to Athletico Madrid on August 4, 2010. He made his official debut for the Club on August 27, 2007, starting against Inter Milan for the season's UEFA Super Cup in their 2-0 win. After making five game appearances and scoring a goal, he moved to Velez Sarsfield on June 21, 2022

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International Career

Diego Godin made his international debut at 18 in 2005, playing against Mexico in a friendly match. He is one of the significant players on his national side. He has represented his national side in World Cup, Copa America, and many other tournaments, including FIFA World Cup 2022

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