Diego Godin

Born: February 16, 1986 (age 30)

Height: 6'1" (186cm)

Hometown: Rosario, Uruguay
Nationality: Uruguay flag Uruguayan

Position: Defender
Team: Atletico Madrid (no. 2)
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Career History
Senior2006-2007Nacional
2007-2010Villarreal
2010-Atletico Madrid
International2005-Uruguay
Sports Mole has 343 articles about Diego Godin. Articles 1 to 40:
Thomas Muller celebrates scoring during the Bundesliga game between Bayern Munich and Darmstadt on February 20, 2016
Team News: Bayern Munich start Thomas Muller, Diego Godin returns for Atletico Madrid
Thomas Muller starts for Bayern Munich, while Diego Godin returns for Atletico Madrid in their Champions League semi-final showdown at the Allianz Arena.
May 3, 18:43
Atletico Madrid players celebrate after Saul Niguez gives them the lead against Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final on April 27, 2016
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole looks ahead to the second leg of the Champions League semi-final between Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid at the Allianz Arena.
May 2, 23:55
Koke celebrates with Fernando 'be back real soon' Torres during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Brentford on April 17, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Rayo Vallecano
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 29, 23:20
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Diego Simeone rules Diego Godin out of Rayo Vallecano clash
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone rules centre-back Diego Godin out of Saturday's La Liga clash with Rayo Vallecano.
Apr 29, 21:08
General view of Vicente Calderon Stadium pitch and grandstands prior to start of the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Betis Balompie on October 27, 2013
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews the Champions League semi-final first leg between Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 26, 18:01
Jose Gimenez for Atletico Madrid on January 7, 2015
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone confirms Jose Gimenez return
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone confirms that Uruguay centre-back Jose Gimenez has recovered from an Achilles problem.
Apr 22, 22:12
Diego Godin is violated from all angles during the game between Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid on January 10, 2016
Report: Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin a doubt for Bayern Munich clash
A hamstring injury could reportedly keep Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin out of next week's Champions League semi-final first leg against Bayern Munich.
Apr 21, 14:00
Antoine Griezmann celebrates in the air after scoring the opener during the Champions League quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona on April 13, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid knock out Barcelona in quarter-finals of Champions League
Atletico Madrid beat the holders Barcelona 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final to make the semi-finals of the European competition.
Apr 13, 21:37
Fernando Torres sees red during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 12, 15:45
Diego Simeone watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Preview: Espanyol vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's La Liga clash between Espanyol and Atletico Madrid as Diego Simeone's side aim to close the gap on leaders Barcelona.
Apr 8, 13:38
'That man' Luis Suarez celebrates his equaliser during the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on April 5, 2016
Result: Luis Suarez double downs ten-man Atletico Madrid
Luis Suarez scores twice at Camp Nou as Barcelona come from behind to beat 10-man Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 5, 21:39
Three-headed Broadway star Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi celebrate scoring during the Copa del Rey game between Barcelona and Valencia on February 3, 2016
Team News: Barcelona make one change for Atletico Madrid clash as Ter Stegen comes in
Barcelona make one change from defeat to Real Madrid as Marc-Andre Ter Stegen comes in for Claudio Bravo against Atletico Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 5, 18:34
Diego Godin is violated from all angles during the game between Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid on January 10, 2016
Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin "100% ready" to face Barcelona
Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin says that he is "100% ready" to take on Barcelona following his recovery from a thigh injury.
Apr 4, 19:37
Three-headed Broadway star Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi celebrate scoring during the Copa del Rey game between Barcelona and Valencia on February 3, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg between defending champions Barcelona and La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou.
Apr 4, 19:19
Fernando Torres shouts in Antoine Griezmann's ear after scoring for Atletico Madrid against Barcelona on September 12, 2015
Result: Atletico Madrid move to within six points of Barcelona in La Liga table
Atletico Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga with a 5-1 home success over Real Betis in Saturday's clash at the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 2, 16:49
Diego Godin is violated from all angles during the game between Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid on January 10, 2016
Diego Simeone: 'Diego Godin back for Barcelona clash'
Atletico Madrid centre-back Diego Godin should return from a thigh problem against Barcelona in the Champions League next week, according to Atleti boss Diego Simeone.
Apr 1, 21:20
Diego Simeone bellows during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Betis
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Atletico Madrid and Real Betis at the Vicente Calderon.
Mar 31, 18:16
Atletico Madrid's Oliver Torres fights for possession against PSV Eindhoven during the Champions League last-16 first leg on February 24, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. PSV Eindhoven
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Champions League clash between Atletico Madrid and PSV Eindhoven at the Vicente Calderon.
Mar 15, 12:50
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Valencia and Atletico Madrid on March 6, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid too strong for 10-man Valencia
Atletico Madrid beat 10-man Valencia 3-1 at the Mestalla on Sunday night to move within eight points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.
Mar 6, 21:20
Yannick Carrasco of Atletico de Madrid celebrates scoring their second goal during the La Liga amtch between Club Atletico de Madrid and Valencia CF at Vicente Calderon Stadium on October 25, 2015
Atletico Madrid's Yannick Ferreira Carrasco trains ahead of Valencia clash
Belgian attacker Yannick Ferreria Carrasco returns to first-team training for Atletico Madrid following an ankle problem.
Mar 4, 22:35
Antoine Griezmann takes a penalty during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad on March 1, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid move within five points of Barcelona in La Liga
Atletico Madrid close the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to five points courtesy of a 3-0 win over Real Sociedad at the Vicente Calderon.
Mar 1, 21:50
Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Result: Antoine Griezmann nets as Atletico Madrid win at Bernabeu
Antoine Griezmann scores the only goal of the match as Atletico Madrid record a 1-0 win at rivals Real Madrid in La Liga on Saturday afternoon.
Feb 27, 16:51
Atletico Madrid's Oliver Torres fights for possession against PSV Eindhoven during the Champions League last-16 first leg on February 24, 2016
Result: PSV Eindhoven, Atletico Madrid play out goalless draw
Ten-man PSV Eindhoven and Atletico Madrid play out a goalless draw in the first leg of their last-16 Champions League clash in the Netherlands.
Feb 24, 21:35
Stefan Savic and Roberto Soldado in action during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid, Villarreal play out goalless draw
Atletico Madrid and Villarreal play out a goalless draw in their La Liga clash at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday night.
Feb 21, 21:20
Lionel Messi takes a free kick during the game between Espanyol and Barcelona on January 2, 2016
Barcelona star Lionel Messi ends wait for La Liga Player of the Month award
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is named La Liga Player of the Month for the first time in 23 months since the award was introduced.
Feb 12, 16:48
Saul Niguez celebrates with Jose Maria Gimenez after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Eibar on February 6, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid come from behind to beat Eibar
Jose Gimenez, Saul Niguez and Fernando Torres score the goals as Atletico Madrid come from one goal behind to beat Eibar 3-1 in their La Liga clash in Madrid.
Feb 6, 16:53
Saul Niguez for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Saul Niguez: 'Filipe Luis, Diego Godin apologised for red cards'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez reveals that both Filipe Luis and Diego Godin apologised to their teammates for seeing red in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Barcelona.
Jan 30, 21:12
Head coach Diego Pablo Simeone of Atletico de Madrid claps during the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Astana at Vicente Calderon stadium on October 21, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Diego Simeone "proud" of Atletico Madrid team
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone refuses to criticise his team for losing their discipline during Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Barcelona in La Liga.
Jan 30, 20:41
FC Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between AS Roma and FC Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico on September 16, 2015
Luis Enrique blasts Filipe Luis for "shocking" tackle
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique criticises Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis for his red-card challenge on Lionel Messi during Saturday's La Liga contest at Camp Nou.
Jan 30, 20:12
Augusto Fernandez and Iago Aspas in action during the game between Celta Vigo and Atletico Madrid on January 10, 2016
Atletico Madrid confirm Augusto Fernandez injury
Atletico Madrid reveal that 29-year-old midfielder Augusto Fernandez will undergo tests to determine the extent of the knee injury he suffered against Barcelona.
Jan 30, 19:55
 Luis Suarez celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Club Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on January 30
Luis Enrique hails "complete" Luis Suarez
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique pays tribute to Luis Suarez for his performance during Saturday's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
Jan 30, 19:29
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique shouts from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs SD Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on October 25, 2015
Luis Enrique calls for improvement
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique insists that his team can still improve on their performance levels following Saturday's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
Jan 30, 19:15
 Luis Suarez celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring his team's second goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Club Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on January 30
Result: Barcelona beat nine-man Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou
Barcelona move three points clear at the top of the La Liga table courtesy of a 2-1 win over nine-man Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou on Saturday afternoon.
Jan 30, 16:52
Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi celebrate during the Copa del Rey game between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao on January 27, 2016
Live Commentary: Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Barcelona and nine-man Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou, which ended in a 2-1 home win.
Jan 30, 13:00
Luciano Vietto is tackled by Ever Banega during the La Liga match between Atletico Madrid and Sevilla on January 24, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid miss the chance to return to top of La Liga
Ten-man Sevilla hold Atletico Madrid to a 0-0 draw in their La Liga clash at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday afternoon.
Jan 24, 16:55
Atletico Madrid's Jackson Martinez in action against Astana in the Champions League on October 21, 2015
Team News: Jackson Martinez up top for Atletico Madrid against Rayo Vallecano
Jackson Martinez starts in attack as Atletico Madrid take on Rayo Vallecano in the second leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 tie.
Jan 14, 18:44
Antoine Greizmann of Club Atletico de Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real CD Espanyol at Vicente Calderon Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
Team News: Antoine Griezmann returns for Atletico Madrid
Antoine Griezmann is among the players to return to the Atletico Madrid starting XI for their La Liga clash with Celta Vigo.
Jan 10, 18:36
'Charles' celebrates scoring for Malaga against Atletico Madrid on December 20, 2015
Result: Ten-man Atletico Madrid miss chance to go top of La Liga
Atletico Madrid miss the chance to leapfrog Barcelona at the top of La Liga courtesy of a late 1-0 defeat at the hands of struggling Malaga.
Dec 20, 21:21
Diego Godin for Atletico Madrid on October 22, 2014
Diego Godin: 'I'll never leave Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan defender Diego Godin says that he will remain with his current club "to the death".
Dec 16, 23:12
Atletico Madrid's Argentinian forward Luciano Vietto (L) celebrates with a teammate after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group C football match SL Benfica vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on December 8, 2015.
Match Analysis: Benfica 1-2 Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole analyses Atletico Madrid's 2-1 win over Benfica, sending the La Liga side through to the Champions League knockout stage as Group C winners.
Dec 8, 22:17
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2Atletico MadridAtletico36274560164485
3Real Madrid362664105327384
4Villarreal361810844311364
5Athletic Bilbao361771255441158
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10Las PalmasLas Palmas36127174449-543
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14Espanyol36117183667-3140
15Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo36718114359-1639
16Granada3699184265-2336
17Rayo Vallecano36811174870-2235
18Getafe3698193564-2935
19Sporting GijonSporting Gijon3698193761-2435
20Levante3678213466-3229