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Diego Lopez Rodriguez Biography & Latest News

Diego Lopez Rodriguez Biography

DiegoLopez Rodríguez is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid as a goalkeeper. A youth graduate from hometown's CD Lugo he moved to Real Madrid at almost 19 and, after a loan at another side from the capital, AD Alcorcón, he eventually moved up to Real's B-team, starting in his second season, which ended in Segunda División promotion.Lopez served as first-team backup to Iker Casillas in the following two La Liga season, against CA Osasuna and Racing de Santander, adding aUEFA Champions League group stage game at Olympiakos FC, a 1–2 defeat. In late June 2007Lopez signed for Villarreal CF for a reported fee of €6 million. He was awarded first-team action, finishing the season with record 20 appearances. The Yellow Submarine would eventually be relegated after a twelve-year stay, with the player conceding 50 goals in his appearances. On 22 May 2012,Lopez signed with Sevilla for five years, for a reported fee of €3.5 million. n 25 January 2013,Lopez returned to Real Madrid after starter Casillas suffered a hand injury, signing for €3.5 million until June 2017.Lopez played his first game in his second spell on 30 January 2013, in a 1–1 home draw against FC Barcelona for the season's Spanish Cup semifinals.Lopez was first called-up by Spain, as the third goalkeeper, for two 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. On 12 August 2009, in a 3–2 friendly win in Macedonia.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Diego López Rodríguez
Nationality Spain
Position Goalkeeper
Last Club AC Milan
Shirt Number 1
Career
Clubs
AC Milan Aug 2014 - Aug 2016
Reial Deportiu Espanyol Jul 2017 - Present
Reial Deportiu Espanyol Aug 2016 - Jun 2017
Sevilla Jul 2012 - Jan 2013
Real Madrid Jul 2003 - Jun 2007
Real Madrid Jan 2013 - Aug 2014
Villarreal Jul 2007 - Jun 2012
Real Madrid Castilla Jul 2003 - Jun 2005
National
Spain Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
Stats
Clubs
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AC Milan
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2015/2016 Serie A 8 0 0 1 0 720
Coppa Italia 1 0 0 0 0 90
2014/2015 Serie A 28 0 0 2 1 2513
Total 37 0 0 3 1 3323
Reial Deportiu Espanyol
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Reial Deportiu Espanyol
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Sevilla
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Real Madrid
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Real Madrid
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Villarreal
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National
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Spain
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
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Diego Lopez Rodriguez Latest News & Articles

5 greatest UEFA Champions League semi-finals of the last decade
5 greatest UEFA Champions League semi-finals of the last decade
We take a look at the top 5 Champions League semi-finals with stunning first leg displays, superb second leg comebacks and great rivalries.
La Liga 2016/17: Barcelona 4-1 Espanyol - Player Ratings
La Liga 2016/17: Barcelona 4-1 Espanyol - Player Ratings
Barcelona cruised to an easy victory against their Catalan rivals.
La Liga 2016/17: Diego Lopez named Player of the Month for November
La Liga 2016/17: Diego Lopez named Player of the Month for November
The Spaniard has been in sensational form for Espanyol.
Transfer news and rumours of the day: December 26, 2015
Transfer news and rumours of the day: December 26, 2015
Vardy to resist Chelsea's charms, Madrid and Barca want backup while United want Muto; leaving Arsenal close to an actual signing!
5 successful emergency signings in the January transfer window
5 successful emergency signings in the January transfer window
Emergency transfer moves sound last ditch, unprepared and done in haste. And frankly, to a certain extent that is the case. But in a football world wh ...
Top 20 Goalkeepers in FIFA 15
Top 20 Goalkeepers in FIFA 15
After revealing the ratings of over 100 players, EA SPORTS have now compiled a list of the top 20 goalkeepers in FIFA 15. Here are they – ...
Top 20 Italian Seria A players in FIFA 15
Top 20 Italian Seria A players in FIFA 15
EA SPORTS have released the ratings of more than 100 players now ahead of the game’s release. And here, we have a compilation of the top 20 Ital ...
Video: De Sciglio back pass leads to own goal as Diego Lopez fails to recover the ball
Video: De Sciglio back pass leads to own goal as Diego Lopez fails to recover the ball
In the 89th minute, AC Milan's De Sciglio passed the ball back to goalkeeper Diego Lopez who was unable to claim it.
Diego Lopez's Real Madrid future in doubt as Iker Casillas gets nod for UEFA Supercup clash against Sevilla
Diego Lopez's Real Madrid future in doubt as Iker Casillas gets nod for UEFA Supercup clash against Sevilla
Diego Lopez's Real Madrid future in doubt as Iker Casillas gets nod for UEFA Supercup clash against Sevilla
Ancelotti aims to end Real Madrid goalkeeper debate
Ancelotti aims to end Real Madrid goalkeeper debate
Casillas and Diego Lopez will fight for the No.1 spot Madrid, July 26 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti said that he was looking to avoid t ...
Top 10 WAGs: Real Madrid 2014
Top 10 WAGs: Real Madrid 2014
So who are the top 10 WAGs of the Real Madrid team? The most successful team in European club football is also the one with the biggest fan base aroun ...
Vicente del Bosque has replacement for Victor Valdes in mind
Vicente del Bosque has replacement for Victor Valdes in mind
Iker Casillas backs Real Madrid goalkeeping rival Diego Lopez
Iker Casillas backs Real Madrid goalkeeping rival Diego Lopez
Iker Casillas gives his support to Diego Lopez as the starting goalkeeper in La Liga for Real Madrid.
In-depth analysis of the 3 Spanish goalkeepers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
In-depth analysis of the 3 Spanish goalkeepers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Of Pepe Reina, Diego Lopez and David de Gea, which goalkeeper will join Iker Casillas in the Spain squad for the World Cup with victor Valdes injured?
Atlético Madrid 2-2 Real Madrid: Five Talking Points
Atlético Madrid 2-2 Real Madrid: Five Talking Points
Cristiano Ronaldo’s late equaliser was enough to grab a point for Real Madrid, as they emerged battered and bruised from a thoroughly absorbing ...
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