Diego López

  • Date of birth : 03/11/1981
  • Position : Goalkeeper
  • Country : Spain Spain
 
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Diego López

Diego López

Clubs: Real Madrid CF, AD Alcorcón (loan), Villarreal CF

• Diego López joined Madrid in 2000 and started out in their C team, performing regularly in 2000/01 and 2002/03, with a loan spell at Liga 2B side Alcorcón in between.

• Moved up to the B side in 2004/05 followed by promotion to the first team the following season as deputy to Iker Casillas.

• Made just two Liga appearances for Madrid – plus two in Europe and seven in the Copa del Rey – before joining Villarreal in search of first-team football in June 2007.

• Ousted Sebastián Viera as Villarreal's first-choice during his debut campaign and was a Liga ever-present in both 2008/09 and 2009/10, during which he established a reputation as one of Spain's top goalkeepers, featuring in La Roja's 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup squad and making his international debut as a substitute a few months later in a friendly against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

• Made nine UEFA Champions League appearances as the Yellow Submarine reached the quarter-finals in 2008/09, avoiding defeat in the first eight matches; prominent again in Villarreal's extended 2010/11 UEFA Europa League run.

• Moved to Sevilla FC in the summer of 2012, but spent just seven months at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, before returnig to Madrid where he was a key member of the side that made it to the UEFA Champions League semi-final, before defeat to Borussia Dortmund. 

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Last updated: 02/07/13 23.46CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 17/04/2014 02:49 CET
18.08.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid2-1BetisBetis9000
26.08.2013Spanish LigaGranadaGranada0-1Real MadridReal Madrid9000
01.09.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-1AthleticAthletic9000
14.09.2013Spanish LigaVillarrealVillarreal2-2Real MadridReal Madrid9000
17.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageGalatasarayGalatasaray1-6Real MadridReal Madrid7500
22.09.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid4-1GetafeGetafe9000
25.09.2013Spanish LigaElcheElche1-2Real MadridReal Madrid9000
28.09.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid0-1AtléticoAtlético9000
05.10.2013Spanish LigaLevanteLevante2-3Real MadridReal Madrid9000
19.10.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid2-0MálagaMálaga9000
26.10.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1Real MadridReal Madrid9000
30.10.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid7-3SevillaSevilla9000
02.11.2013Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano2-3Real MadridReal Madrid9000
09.11.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid5-1Real SociedadReal Sociedad9000
23.11.2013Spanish LigaAlmeríaAlmería0-5Real MadridReal Madrid9000
30.11.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid4-0ValladolidValladolid9000
14.12.2013Spanish LigaOsasunaOsasuna2-2Real MadridReal Madrid9000
22.12.2013Spanish LigaValenciaValencia2-3Real MadridReal Madrid9000
06.01.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-0CeltaCelta9000
12.01.2014Spanish LigaEspanyolEspanyol0-1Real MadridReal Madrid9000
18.01.2014Spanish LigaBetisBetis0-5Real MadridReal Madrid9000
25.01.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid2-0GranadaGranada9000
08.02.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid4-2VillarrealVillarreal9000
22.02.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-0ElcheElche9000
02.03.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-2Real MadridReal Madrid9000
09.03.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-0LevanteLevante9000
15.03.2014Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-1Real MadridReal Madrid9000
23.03.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-4BarcelonaBarcelona9000
26.03.2014Spanish LigaSevillaSevilla2-1Real MadridReal Madrid9000
29.03.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid5-0Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano9000
05.04.2014Spanish LigaReal SociedadReal Sociedad0-4Real MadridReal Madrid9000
12.04.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid4-0AlmeríaAlmería9000

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General info

  • Name: Diego López
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Date of birth (age): 03/11/1981 (32)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 25
  • Club: Real Madrid ( ESP)

  • Height: 196cm
  • Weight: 88kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    06/12/05: Olympiacos 2-1 Real Madrid

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Real Madrid90
Villarreal170
Total260
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Villarreal320
Total320
Last updated: 09/04/2014 01:06 CET
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