Player Details


Diego Polenta


6' 1"


192 lbs

Date of Birth

2.6.1992 (30)


Montevideo, Uruguay


Career Summary

Option declined following 2019 season.

Polenta is a strong and gifted central defender in his prime that the Galaxy believe can become a top defender in Major League Soccer. He has experience playing in Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana.

INTERNATIONAL: Polenta has represented Uruguay on various youth levels and earned various call ups to the senior Uruguay National Team. Since 2008, he has played for the Uruguay U-17, U-20 and U-23 sides, making 37 total appearances and featuring the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup, the 2011 U-20 FIFA World Cup and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10