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Diego Placente

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Full name  Diego Rodolfo Placente
Name  Diego Placente
Career start  1996
Playing position  Left back
Role  Footballer
Career end  2013
Years  Team
Height  1.76 m
Position  Defender
1995–1997  Argentinos Juniors
Weight  72 kg

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Date of birth  (1977-04-24) 24 April 1977 (age 38)
Place of birth  Buenos Aires, Argentina
Number  13 (Argentinos Juniors / Defender), 13 (FC Girondins de Bordeaux / Defender)

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Diego Rodolfo Placente (born 24 April 1977 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine footballer who played as a left back.


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Club career

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Placente started playing professionally in 1996 with Argentinos Juniors, before moving to Argentine giant River Plate in 1997. He transferred to Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 2001, where he played until 2005 when his contract expired. Subsequently, he turned down an offer from English club Everton FC to join Celta de Vigo. While at Leverkusen he played in the 2002 UEFA Champions League Final.

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In 2008, he returned to Argentina to play for San Lorenzo de Almagro. In the 2008 summer transfer window, he transferred to the French side of Bordeaux, and penned a two-year contract. After finishing that contract, he returned to San Lorenzo on a free transfer.

International career

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He played his first match with the Argentina national football team in 2001, and was capped 22 times.

Personal life

Placente is married and his wife is Jewish. Because of this, he was subject of transfer talk to Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv. It was his wife though who was uninterested in moving to Israel, and the transfer never took place.


River Plate
  • Argentina Primera Division: 1997 Apertura, 1999 Apertura, 2000 Clausura
  • Supercopa Libertadores: 1997
  • Bayer Leverkusen
  • DFB-Pokal Runner-up: 2001–02
  • UEFA Champions League Runner-up: 2001–02
  • Bordeaux
  • Ligue 1: 2008–09
  • Trophée des Champions: 2008, 2009
  • Coupe de la Ligue: 2007, 2009
  • Nacional
  • Uruguayan Primera División: 2012
  • International

    Argentina U-20
  • South American Youth Championship: 1997
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: 1997
  • Argentina
  • Copa América: Runner-up 2004
  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Runner-up 2005
  • References

    Diego Placente Wikipedia