Diego Polenta

by Binor 14 Sep,2017
Diego Polenta

Diego Polenta is an Uruguayan professional football player who plays as a center back for the Uruguayan club Club Nacional de Football on loan from Italian club Genoa and his national side.

Early life

Diego Polenta was born on February 2, 1992, in Montevideo, Uruguay and his full name is Diego Fabian Polenta Musetti. His father name is Alfredo Polenta. He is of Uruguayan nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity.

Club Career

Diego Polenta began his footballing career joining the youth academy of Italian club Genoa F.C. in 2009. He made his senior club debut on April 30, 2011, against Napoli but was further sent on loan to A.S. Bari for the remaining season. He spent three years in the club playing 86 games and scored 5 goals.  to Club Nacional de Football in 2014. He still plays for the club and has won over 50 caps for the team.

Polenta was then loaned to Club Nacional de Football in 2014. He still plays for the club and has won over 50 caps for the team.

International Career

Diego Polenta has experience playing for Uruguay national under-17 football team in the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup, with Uruguay national under-20 football team in the 2011 South American Youth Championship and in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. He hasn't yet made his senior team debut but he was named in Uruguay's senior squad for a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Peru in March 2016. His current teammates are Edinson CavaniFernando MusleraNahitan Nández etc.

Personal Life

Diego Polenta seems to be very tough regarding his relationship, there is no any speculation of him having any girlfriends or being married. A post in his twitter captioned happy birthday son in a photo with the kid, which might make a sense he has children. He has also posted a photo of three children on the occasion of children's day which makes us think that he has three children; two sons and a daughter. Though, there are no any photos regarding the kid's mother may be he has had a divorce or break up with his girlfriend.

Polenta has a perfect height of 1.85 m.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Diego Polenta has not yet experienced playing in higher leagues; he hasn't yet played for big clubs. Polenta has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million in 2017, including all his assets. He receives an annual salary of $48,000 from his club. His recent market value price is $3 million.

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