Diego Laxalt

by Nick 13 Sep,2017
Diego Laxalt

Diego Sebastian Laxalt Suarez popular as Diego Laxalt is an Uruguayan professional football player who currently plays as a left or attacking midfielder for Genoa and Uruguay national team.

The 24-years old Uruguayan footballer started his professional career with club Defensor Sporting in 2013 before moving to Inter Milan in 2015.

Early Life & Youth Career

Diego Laxalt was born on February 7, 1993, in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is of Uruguayan nationality and his star sign is Aquarius. As a youth, he started his career with Defensor Sporting where he played for one year.

Professional Career

Diego Laxalt made his professional debut for Defensor Sporting on 1 September 2012 in a 4-0 win against Montevideo Wanderers. He played with the club for one season and scored one goal in 15 appearances. He was then transferred to Inter Milan.

For 2013-14 seasons, Diego Laxalt was transferred to Bologna on a loan where he scored 2 goals in 15 matches. He then also played as a loaned player to Empoli and Genoa. After the end of the loan deal, he joined Genoa on a permanent deal on 30 July 2016. Until now, he has scored 4 goals in 71 appearances for the current club.

International Performance

Diego Laxalt made his debut with Uruguay in the 2013 South American Youth Championship in Argentina and represented team Uruguay at the U20 of football.

The team Uruguay called Diego Laxalt to Uruguay’s Copa America Centenario squad in 2016 to replace injured Cristian Rodriguez. He has been named in Uruguay national squad for World Cup 2018 along with Gaston Ramirez and Cristian Rodriguez.

Personal Life & Affair of Diego Laxalt

Diego Laxalt personal life is behind curtains. He has revealed very limited info regarding his personal life including affair, girlfriend, dating history, or married life.

According to sources, Diego Laxalt is currently unmarried but has been linked with many female fans. One can see pictures of him where he is seen hanging out with many female fans. Though he is linked up with many, he does not approve many rumors to be true.

Apart from his skills in the field, he enjoys his leisure time with his friends. He also enjoys traveling. Unlike some other celebs, any kind of controversy has not affected his career. He has a height of 5 ft 10 inch and has a balanced weight of 150 lbs.

Diego Laxalt's Net Worth and Salary

This Uruguayan footballer is one of the rising names in the world of football. He has earned the experience of playing in several leagues. His current market value is known to be around $9 million and the highest recorded fee was $9.6 million.

As per the sources, his wage might be around $200 thousands or less per year. He has an estimated net worth probably around $1 million.

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