Midfielder Diego Castro

  • Height 174cm
  • Weight 71kg
  • D.O.B. 2/7/82
  • Born Pontevedra
Jersey Number
17

Biography

Castro has taken the Hyundai A-League by storm since arriving as a marquee signing for Glory in August 2015.

He took out the Johnny Warren Medal in his debut season for the club and came close to retaining it the following year.

The attacker's first two campaigns yielded 25 goals along with innumerable assists, earning him the nickname 'El Maestro' and by the start of the 2019/20 season, he had racked up 97 appearances and scored 39 goals.

The 35-year-old had previously spent his entire career in his native Spain, starting out with his hometown club, Pontevedra and later representing Malaga, Sporting Gijon and Getafe.

His father Fernando was a successful coach who worked for a number of high-profile clubs including Sevilla, Celta Vigo and Sporting Braga.

Hyundai A-League 2019/20

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