Player Profile

Luis Díaz

Luis Díaz

23 Forward

Nationality :Colombia
Date Of Birth :January 13, 1997
Height :178cm
Weight :65kg

Luis Diaz is a Colombian professional footballer. He currently plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Colombia national team. As of January 2022, He is ranked the #no. 1 football player of Colombia and also ranked among the most creative playmakers in the EPL. He is regarded as one of the best midfielders or wingers in the modern football world.

Quick Facts

Full nameLuis Fernando Díaz Marulanda 
Date of birth13 January 1997 (age 26) 
Place of birthBarrancas, Colombia 
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 
Position(s)Left winger

Luis Díaz Biography, EarlyLife

On January 13, 1997, Luis Diaz was born. Luis Fernando Diaz is his real name. Colombia’s Barrancas is where he was born. He is of Colombian descent. He is of the Wayuu racial group. His spirituality is Christian. He has the Capricorn astrological sign. There is currently no information known regarding his parents.

Luis Díaz Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Luis Díaz’s Height, And Weight

Luis Díaz has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 65 kg. Both his hair and eyes are black. 

Career

  • Luis Diaz started playing football at the early age of 6. He was a football student at his father’s small football school.
  • He trialed for Atletico Junior in 2014. 
  • Impressed with his trial, he was assigned to the farm team, Barranquilla. 
  • He made his professional debut on 26 April 2016 in a 2-1 loss against Deportivo Pereira in Categoria Primera B. 
  • He scored his first professional goal on 14 May 2016 against Cucuta Deportivo. 
  • During his career at Barranquilla, he made 42 appearances in all competitions and scored three.
  • He was promoted to Atletico Junior’s main squad in June 2017. 
  • He made his Categoria Primera A debut on 27 August 2017 in a 3-2 loss at Once Caldas. 
  • He scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 Copa Sudamericana home win against Cerro Porteno on 20 September 2017. 
  • With Junior FC, he won one Copa Colombia (2017), two Categoria Primera A (2018-II and 2019-I), and one Superliga Columbiana (2019).
  • He made 108 appearances and scored 20 goals in all competitions during his time at Junior.
  • On 10 July 2019, he a five-year contract with the Portuguese club, FC Porto, with the club buying 80% of his economic rights for a fee of €7 million. He had signed a pre-contract with Cardiff City but the move never materialized.
  • He made his debut for Porto on 7 August 2019 in a 1-0 win against Krasnodar in the UEFA Champions League first qualifying round first leg.  
  • He made his Primeira Liga debut on 10 August 2019 in a 2-1 loss against Gil Vicente F.C. 
  • He scored his first Porto goal in a 2-3 loss against Krasnodar in the UEFA Champions League first qualifying round second leg. 
  • On 17 August 2019, he scored his first league goal for the club in a 4-0 win against Vitoria Setubal. 
  • He spent two and a half seasons at Porto winning two Primeira Liga (2019-20, 2021-22), two Taca de Portugal (2019-20, 2021-22), and one Supertaca Candido de Oliveira (2020).
  • He played 125 games and scored 41 goals in all competitions for Porto.
  • He won Primeira Liga Goal of the Month for November 2020, October 2021, and November 2021. 
  • He signed with the Premier League club Liverpool halfway through the 2021-22 season. 
  • He signed a five-year contract reportedly worth €45 million (£37.5 million) with €15 million (£12.5 million) add-ons. He had received contract offers from Tottenham as well. 
  • He made his Liverpool debut on 6 February 2022 against Cardiff City in the FA Cup. 
  • He scored his first Liverpool goal against Norwich in the same month.
  • He won the FA Cup and EFL Cup in his first season with the club. 
  • Liverpool also finished runner-up in the Premier League and UEFA Champions League in the same season.

Luis Diaz International Career

  • Luis Diaz represented Colombia at the U20 level in the 2017 South America U20 Championship. 
  • He made his senior international debut for Colombia on 12 September 2018 in a 0-0 friendly draw against Argentina. 
  • On 26 March 2019, he scored his first international goal in a 2-1 friendly loss against South Korea.
  • He was part of Colombia’s squad that played at the Copa America in 2019 and 2021.
  • He finished as the joint top goalscorer alongside Lionel Messi in the 2021 Copa America. Colombia finished in third place in the tournament.
  • He was named to the Copa America Team of the Tournament.

Luis Díaz’s Net Worth

Luis Diaz makes money playing football professionally. Before joining Liverpool in 2022, he played for Atletico Junior and Porto after beginning his football career in Barranquilla in 2016. He reportedly paid Liverpool €45 million plus €15 million in add-ons to sign him. At Liverpool, he earns a yearly salary of almost €4 million. Contracts, salary, bonuses, and endorsement deals are how he makes money. His current net worth is thought to be approximately €2 million.

Luis Díaz’s Girlfriend, Dating

There is no wife for Luis Diaz. The Colombian celebrity, though, is not unmarried. He is dating Gera Ponce, a stunning woman with whom he has posted a few images on social media. Together, the couple has a daughter.

FAQ

What is the net worth of Luis Díaz?

His net worth is 2 million dollars.

What is the height of Luis Díaz?

His height is 5 feet 10 inches.

What is the age of Luis Díaz?

His age is 26 years as of 2023.

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