Diego Forlan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Dec, 2018
Facts of Diego Forlan
Date of Birth: 1979 , May-19
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: Uruguay
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Diego Forlan
Birth Name Diego Forlan Corazzo
Father Pablo
Nationality uruguayan
Birth Place/City Montevideo
Profession Footballer
Working For Cerezo Osaka ,national team of Uruguay
Salary 4.98 million BRL
Weight in KG 73kg
Married Yes
Married to Paz Cardoso
Divorce No
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Diego Forlan is a popular football player from the Nation Uruguay. His Current Team is Cerezo Osaka and wears the jersey No.10 and plays from forwarding. Apart from that, he has always been a popular player of the national team of Uruguay.

Early Life And Education Of Diego Forlan

Diego Forlan was born on 19th of May in the year of 1979. He was born in Montevideo in Uruguay. His full name is Diego Forlan Corazzo and is popularly known as Forlan. His father Pablo was also a footballer of this time and he had participated in the 1966 and 1974 world cup. 

Diego Forlan's Career

Forlan started his professional football career through Independiente where he continued to play for almost 4 years. He showed some good skills and tactics in the game. Later he was signed by Manchester United. His team own Premier League in 2002-03 and later FA Cup in 2003-04.

Later he signed his contract with Villarreal in 2004. Before he joined Athletico Madrid in 2007 he had already scored 25 goals and claimed Pichichi Trophy. In 2012 he moved to Internacional. Although he made his debut in the international match from 2002 he has already been one of the most popular players in the football.

He has already scored almost 33 times or his country and has claimed the title of top scorer with 5 goals during 2010 World Cup. He is also the first Uruguayan to win 100 caps. His most important international appearances were in 2002 Fifa World Cup, 2004 Copa America, 2007 Copa America, 2010 World Cup, 2011 Copa Cup, and 2013 Fifa Federation Cup.

Diego Forlan's Personal Life 

Diego is like a celebrity in his nation. Previously in 2010, he was in a relationship with model Zara Nara and they had even decided to marry. In fact, they had tweeted about the marriage but the groom-to-be called off the wedding just about 40 days before the wedding.

Presently he is in a relationship with a 23 –year old hockey player for a long time. His girlfriend name is Paz Cardoso and apart from being a hockey player, she is also a medical student. Recently in December if 2013 the couple has decided to marry and start a new life. His height is 1.8 m and his Weight is 73 kg. He said that he was inspired by his sibling sister who was paralyzed after a car accident in her childhood.

Diego Forlan's Net Worth

Diego Forlan is one of the most talented players of this period. Although he had made a debut in International football in 2002 he has already claimed lots of trophies and titles. He is the only player after Ronaldo to claim Pichichi Trophy twice. 

He has also claimed Europen Gold Shoe twice in his career. He was awarded Top scorer in 2010 world cup and apart from that he received the Golden Shoe for his quality game in the same world cup. His annual Salary was 4.98 million BRL in 2012.

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