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José Gimenez
Atlético Madrid J. Giménez 001
Personal information
Full name José María Giménez de Vargas
Date of birth 20 January 1995 (1995-01-20) (age 25)
Place of birth    Toledo, Flag of Uruguay Uruguay
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
Number 24
Youth clubs
Flag of Uruguay Toledo Junior
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2012–2013
2013–
Flag of Uruguay Danubio
Flag of Spain Atlético Madrid
016 00(0)
085 00(3)   
National team
2013–2014
2013–
Flag of Uruguay Uruguay U20
Flag of Uruguay Uruguay
011 00(0)
043 00(6)

José María Giménez de Vargas (born 20 January 1995) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Uruguay national team as a central defender.

International career

In May 2018 he was named in Uruguay's provisional 26 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. On 15 June, he scored the winning goal in the final minute of Uruguay's opening game of the World Cup against Egypt. He headed the ball powerfully after receiving crossing from Carlos Sánchez's free kick.

Honours

Club

Atlético Madrid

External links

Atletico Madrid new badge 2017
Atlético Madrid F.C. squad - 2019-20

1 Adán · 2 Giménez · 4 Arias · 5 Thomas · 6 Koke (c) · 7 Félix · 8 Saúl · 9 Morata · 10 Correa · 11 Lemar · 12 Lodi · 13 Oblak · 14 Llorente · 15 Savić · 16 Herrera · 17 Šaponjić · 18 Felipe · 19 Costa · 20 Vitolo · 21 Carrasco · 22 Hermoso · 23 Trippier · 24 Vrsaljko ·

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Uruguayan competitions · Uruguayan coaches · Uruguayan players · Uruguayan stadiums
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Uruguay
Uruguay – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Round of 16

1. Muslera 2. Lugano (c) 3. Godín 4. Fucile 5. Gargano 6. Á. Pereira 7. Rodríguez 8. Hernández 9. Suárez 10. Forlán 11. Stuani 12. Muñoz 13. Giménez 14. Lodeiro 15. Pérez 16. M. Pereira 17. Arévalo 18. Ramírez 19. Coates 20. González 21. Cavani 22. Cáceres 23. Silva

Uruguay
Uruguay – 2015 Copa América

1. Muslera 2. Giménez 3. Godín (c) 4. Fucile 5. Sánchez 6. Á. Pereira 7. C. Rodríguez 8. Hernández 9. Rolán 10. De Arrascaeta 11. Stuani 12. Muñoz 13. G. Silva 14. Lodeiro 15. G. Pereira 16. M. Pereira 17. Arévalo Ríos 18. Corujo 19. Coates 20. González 21. Cavani 22. J. Rodríguez 23. M. Silva

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Uruguay – Copa América Centenario
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Uruguay
Uruguay – 2018 FIFA World Cup – Quarter-finals

1. Muslera 2. Giménez 3. Godín (c) 4. Varela 5. Sánchez 6. Bentancur 7. Rodríguez 8. Nández 9. Suárez 10. De Arrascaeta 11. Stuani 12. Campaña 13. G. Silva 14. Torreira 15. Vecino 16. Pereira 17. Laxalt 18. Gómez 19. Coates 20. Urretaviscaya 21. Cavani 22. Cáceres 23. M. Silva

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