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Diego FORLAN

Diego FORLAN

URU
  • Date of Birth: 19 May 1979
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Shirt number: 10
  • Position: Forward
  • Current club: Cerezo Osaka (JPN)
  • International Caps: 112
  • International Goals: 36
  • First international: Saudi Arabia - Uruguay (27 March 2002)

Hard-working, technically gifted and a lethal finisher, Diego Forlan is known first and foremost as a centre-forward, although in recent times he has also enjoyed success in a deeper, more creative role.

  • Argentinian ascendancy amid goal blitzes

    Argentinian ascendancy amid goal blitzes

    San Lorenzo flexing Argentina's continental muscle and Manchester United stumbling out of the blocks feature in FIFA.com's latest stats review, along with goal sprees in Romania and Uruguay.
  • Tabarez: Suarez mistakes in the past

    Tabarez: Suarez mistakes in the past

    Óscar Tabárez says he is unconcerned about Uruguay talisman Luis Suarez's actions in the past but refuses to confirm that the striker will start against England.

Photos

  • Uruguay's forward Diego Forlan (R) listens to a team assistant
  • Uruguay's forward Diego Forlan (C) and midfielder Diego Perez (L) attend a training session
  • : Uruguay National team players celebrate with the trophy their victory of the Copa America 2011
  • Diego Forlan, author of two goals in the final of the Copa America 2011 between Paraguay and Uruguay kisses the Cup
  • Diego Forlan, author of two goals in the final of the Copa America, kisses the trophy
  • Diego Forlan shoots and scores against Paraguay

Statistics

6.52
Matches Played4
Minutes Played321
Goals for1
Yellow cards0
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA World Cup™ Final - 2002, 2010
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
833260000
FIFA U-20 World Cup Final - 1999
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
411210100
FIFA Confederations Cup - 2013
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
310210000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 2006, 2010, 2014
MPWDLGFGAY2YCR
42151512152300

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Nigeria 1:2 Uruguay, FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Jon Obi Mikel's super equaliser was undone by an equally lovely Diego Forlan goal in the Uruguay hero's 100th match.