Serie A giants Inter has announced the signing of Uruguayan national team captain Diego Godin on a three-year contract. He arrives in Italy after a nine-year tenure at La Liga side Atletico Madrid.
Godin has tasted La Liga and Copa del Rey success as well as winning the Europa League twice. He has also been a Champions League runner-up on two occasions. On the international front, he helped Uruguay win the Copa America in 2011 and was also a pivotal member in his country’s run till the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup 2010.
The 33-year-old centre-back is Uruguay’s most-capped player in history with 131 appearances to his name. Godin becomes the first signing of the Antonio Conte era.