Diego Lugano

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Diego Alfredo Lugano Morena (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo luˈɣano]; (born 2 November 1980) is a Uruguayan former professional footballer who played as a central defender. Nicknamed Tota, Lugano played for a number of clubs in South America and Europe, including Plaza Colonia, Club Nacional de Football, São Paulo, Fenerbahçe, Paris Saint-Germain, Malaga and West Bromwich Albion, before finishing his career with a second spell at Brazilian club São Paulo, where he now works as an administrator. Throughout his career, Lugano netted goals in the football leagues of Uruguay, Brazil, Turkey, England, France and Paraguay.In 2015, Paraguayan newspaper ExtraPRESS named Lugano one of the most expensive player in Paraguay, and he was also awarded by Diario Popular as the most popular player in Paraguayan football.Lugano made 95 appearances for the Uruguay national team, captaining his country at two FIFA World Cups. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Lugano has received more than 450,561 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Diego Lugano is the 1,486th most popular soccer player (down from 1,416th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 88th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Diego Lugano ranks 1,486 out of 16,880Before him are Christophe Galtier, Gerrie Mühren, Eduard Markarov, Daniel Van Buyten, Gustavo Peña, and Shojiro Sugimura. After him are Vladica Popović, Luis Miró, Alfred Körner, Ernst Lehner, Javi Martínez, and Marcelo Gallardo.

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Among people born in 1980, Diego Lugano ranks 48Before him are Kate Ryan, Ben Whishaw, Virgil Abloh, William Levy, Emre Belözoğlu, and Angelos Charisteas. After him are Jesse Jane, Natalia Poklonskaya, Zooey Deschanel, Juan Carlos Ferrero, Luís Fabiano, and Ri Sol-ju.

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Among people born in Uruguay, Diego Lugano ranks 93 out of 370Before him are Zoilo Saldombide (1905), Andrés Mazali (1902), Isabelino Gradín (1897), Conduelo Píriz (1905), Jorge Fossati (1952), and Juana de Ibarbourou (1892). After him are Juan Carlos Corazzo (1907), Julio Abbadie (1930), Juan Burgueño (1923), Ida Vitale (1923), Roberto Porta (1913), and Atanasio Aguirre (1801).


Among soccer players born in Uruguay, Diego Lugano ranks 52Before him are Juan Carlos Calvo (1906), Zoilo Saldombide (1905), Andrés Mazali (1902), Isabelino Gradín (1897), Conduelo Píriz (1905), and Jorge Fossati (1952). After him are Juan Carlos Corazzo (1907), Julio Abbadie (1930), Juan Burgueño (1923), Roberto Porta (1913), Luis Rijo (1927), and Sebastián Abreu (1976).

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