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Carlos Diogo : biography

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Carlos Andrés Diogo Enseñat (born 18 July 1983) is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for K.A.A. Gent in the Belgian Pro League. A player of great physical strength, he operates as a defender or midfielder, on the right side of the pitch.

Club career

Diogo was born in Montevideo. He started his career with River Plate Montevideo and Club Atlético Peñarol, moving to Argentina's Club Atlético River Plate in 2004–05.

In the summer of 2005 Diogo signed with Spanish giants Real Madrid, as compatriot Pablo García,; UEFA.com, 1 July 2005 but found first team opportunities scarce. On 23 August 2006 the capital outfit decided to send him to fellow La Liga side Real Zaragoza, on a season-long loan;; UEFA.com, 23 August 2006 in August 2007 the move was made permanent, but Madrid agreed to take just €3 million instead of the initial 4, inserting a clause in his contract that enabled a total refund of the money were a top class team to bid for his services.

On 6 January 2007, Diogo was involved in a fight with Sevilla FC's Luís Fabiano, after apparently stepping on the Brazilian's hand and insulting him, which led to Fabiano putting Diogo in a strangle-hold in the closing stages of the game.; YouTube This incident was punished with a five-game ban to both players.; UEFA.com, 10 January 2007

Due to a serious knee injury, Diogo missed the entire 2008–09 season, with the Aragonese now in the second division. He underwent a second operation in April 2009, being sidelined for a further eight months.; Marca, 17 April 2009

On 12 December 2009, with Zaragoza back in the top division, Diogo returned to action with a goal, but in a 1–2 league home loss against Athletic Bilbao.; ESPN Soccernet, 12 December 2009 The player still contributed with a further 14 matches, as the club managed to maintain its division status.

Diogo returned to full fitness in 2010–11, starting in all the league games he appeared in (2,950 minutes of play) as Zaragoza again narrowly avoided relegation. He left the club in July after failing to negotiate a new deal.; A Different League, 16 July 2011

Diogo signed a contract with PFC CSKA Sofia in mid-January 2012, but requested to leave the Bulgarian club after only 15 days, which was conceded.; Merca Fútbol, 7 February 2012 In late September he returned to active, signing with Zaragoza neighbours SD Huesca.; Vavel, 27 September 2012

Personal

Diogo is the son of Víctor Diogo, another Uruguayan footballer, who also played for Peñarol, and with some Brazilian clubs.

International career

An Uruguayan international since 28 March 2003, playing nine minutes in a 2–2 friendly match with Japan in Tokyo, Diogo represented the nation at the 2004 and 2007 Copa América tournaments.

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