After playing against Celta, in LaLiga Matchday 9, Diego Godín equalled Luis Amaranto Perea’s record of being the foreign born player with the most matches for Atlético de Madrid: 314.
Both players took eight seasons to reach the historic mark and they even played together during two seasons: 2010/11 and 2011/12.
Godín made his debut for Atlético on 27 August 2010, when we beat Inter Milan (2-0) in the UEFA Supercup. Since then, he’s won the Europa League, another UEFA Supercup, one Copa del Rey, one Liga and one Spanish Supercup with the club.
Breakdown of Godín’s 314 matches:
- LaLiga: 223
- Copa del Rey: 23
- UEFA Champions League: 45
- UEFA Europa League: 17
- Spanish Supercup: 4
- UEFA Supercup: 2