Diego Godin has made the decision to retire from professional football and hang up his boots. His final career stop is Velez Sarsfield in Argentina. His final game will be this Sunday’s contest at Huracán.
He chose to quit his 20-year career even though Uruguayan club Club Nacional de Football offered him a new contract.
This year, Godin, who was born in February 1986, turns 37 years old. He has a lengthy career and has played in Europe for many years. He left Club Nacional de Football to join Villarreal in 2007, transferred to Atletico Madrid in 2010, and was named team captain in 2018. In 389 games with Atletico, he contributed 15 goals and scored 27, totaling 27 goals. Godin joined Inter Milan in 2019 and played 36 times, scoring twice and setting up a third. He then moved to Cagliari.
Godin played in 161 games and four World Cups for the Uruguayan national team.
Godin left the Brazilian team Atletico Mineiro in June of last year and joined the Argentine squad Sarsfield.
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