Welcome to the Official Fan Site of Diego Forlán
Diego Forlán Corazo was born on 19 May 1979 in Montevideo and currently plays for La Liga club Atlético Madrid and the Uruguayan national team, as a striker. Strong on the ball, good techniques, ability to fend off the opposition and good shooting ability has made Diego Forlán one of the best strikers in the world. Indeed this has allowed him to win the Pichichi Trophy and the European Golden Shoe two times, and also received the Golden Ball as the best player at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Forlán, father is Pablo Forlán, a former player and Uruguayan international.
Diego Forlán wanted to become a tennis player but an accident that involved her sister made him to change his mind and instead focus on football.
In a match against Southampton in November 2002, he will not be able to put his shirt back on him after celebrating a goal for Manchester United. This will result in him running on the field bare-chested.
Forlán debuted for Uruguay in 2002.
Forlán is the fourth Latin American player that has received the Golden Ball in the FIFA World Cup tournament.
He finished the 2010 World Cup as being the best player.
Forlán‘s partner is the Argentine fashion model and actress Zaira Nara.
Forlán has featured in a music video for Coti together with Maxi Rodríguez.
He scored five times at the 2010 World Cup.
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