Darwin Núñez

Darwin Núñez


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Darwin Gabriel Núñez Ribeiro is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a forward for Benfica and the Uruguay national team. He will officially join Premier League club, Liverpool, on July 1st, 2022. Núñez came through Peñarol's youth academy, being promoted to the first team in 2017.

Núñez came through Penarol's youth academy, being promoted to the first team in 2017. In August 2019, he joined the Spanish Segunda Division side, Almeria. Benfica signed him in 2020 for a club-record transfer worth €24 million, the most expensive signing in Portuguese football history. In his second season, he won the Bola de Prata for top scorer in the Primeira Liga with 26 goals in 28 games. Liverpool signed him in 2022 for £64 million, which could potentially rise to £85 million.

After representing Uruguay at various youth levels, Núñez was called up to the full international team for the first time in October 2019. He scored on his international debut against Peru.

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  • Date of Birth
    Jun 24, 1999
  • Position
    Striker/ Winger
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