Juan Diego González Alzate (Medellín, September 22, 1980 - Copacabana, March 4, 2020) was a Colombian footballer.
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González began his career in the youth ranks of Envigado. After an impressive start to his career in Colombia, González moved to Argentina joining Almagro in 2000. In 2001, he joined top club San Lorenzo and helped the Argentine side capture the Copa Mercosur that same year. After a brief stay with San Lorenzo he returned to Colombia and his original club Envigado.
The following seasons he would play for various Colombian clubs before joining Mexican club Santos Laguna for a brief spell in 2006. The following season, he returned to Colombia and joined Once Caldas. In 2007, he joined La Equidad and was a prominent member of the squad appearing in 56 league matches and helping his club capture the Colombian Cup in 2008. On August 5, 2010, he signed with the Philadelphia Union. He was waived by Philadelphia on November 23, 2011.
He has played for more than ten clubs throughout his senior career, including clubs in Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and the United States.
According to unofficial versions, the former player's body was found dismembered in a sack, on the Medellín River on Thursday February 27th, 18 kilometers from the capital of Antioquia, in the municipality of Copacabana, Antioquia.
The causes of the crime are subject to investigation by the relevant authorities.
International Mercosur Cup: 2001
Colombian Cup: 2008
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