Gonzalo De Los Santos

Date of birth19 July 1976
Place of birthSalto
NationalityUruguayan
Weight82 kg
Height1.86 m
PositionMidfielder

An excellent defensive midfielder he began his career at Penarol before moving to Merida in Spain for the 1997-1998 season. He moved to Malaga after one season and his performances won a dream move to Valencia for the 2001-2002 season. He played in the qualifying stages for the 1996 World Cup Finals he remained a regular squad member. He was dropped by Daniel Passarella after a red card against Paraguay but has returned as a regular under new coach Victor Pua. He is tall, tough in the tackle but rarely produces a constructive contribution in attack forming a formidable shield in front of the back four.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Málaga Primera Liga 33
13
2001-02 Valencia Primera Liga 12
1
1
5
2001-02 Valencia UEFA Cup 6
1
2002-03 Valencia Primera Liga 11
6
1
2002-03 Valencia UEFA Champions League 2
2
2003-04 Atlético Madrid Primera Liga 30
2
3
17
2004-05 Real Mallorca Primera Liga 14
2
4
1
2004-05 Valencia Primera Liga 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
09 Sep 2000 Barcelona v Malaga L 2-1 Primera Liga 1
16 Sep 2000 Malaga v Real Madrid D 3-3 Primera Liga 2
24 Sep 2000 Real Mallorca v Malaga W 0-1 Primera Liga 3
01 Oct 2000 Malaga v Numancia L 1-3 Primera Liga 4
14 Oct 2000 Las Palmas v Malaga L 2-1 Primera Liga 5
22 Oct 2000 Malaga v Villarreal W 2-1 Primera Liga 6
29 Oct 2000 Real Zaragoza v Malaga D 1-1 Primera Liga 7
01 Nov 2000 Malaga v Osasuna W 3-1 Primera Liga 8
04 Nov 2000 Celta Vigo v Malaga L 1-0 Primera Liga 9
12 Nov 2000 Malaga v Español D 0-0 Primera Liga 10
26 Nov 2000 Malaga v Alavés W 3-1 Primera Liga 12
03 Dec 2000 Oviedo v Malaga L 3-2 Primera Liga 13
10 Dec 2000 Malaga v Valladolid W 3-1 Primera Liga 14
17 Dec 2000 Valencia v Malaga L 2-0 Primera Liga 15
06 Jan 2001 Malaga v Athletic Bilbao W 2-1 Primera Liga 17
14 Jan 2001 Racing Santander v Malaga W 0-1 Primera Liga 18
21 Jan 2001 Malaga v Deportivo La Coruña L 1-3 Primera Liga 19
27 Jan 2001 Malaga v Barcelona D 0-0 Primera Liga 20
04 Feb 2001 Real Madrid v Malaga L 4-3 Primera Liga 21
11 Feb 2001 Malaga v Real Mallorca L 0-1 Primera Liga 22
18 Feb 2001 Numancia v Malaga L 3-2 Primera Liga 23
25 Feb 2001 Malaga v Las Palmas W 2-1 Primera Liga 24
04 Mar 2001 Villarreal v Malaga W 1-2 Primera Liga 25
18 Mar 2001 Osasuna v Malaga D 3-3 Primera Liga 27
31 Mar 2001 Malaga v Celta Vigo L 1-4 Primera Liga 28
08 Apr 2001 Español v Malaga W 1-2 Primera Liga 29
15 Apr 2001 Malaga v Rayo Vallecano D 1-1 Primera Liga 30
06 May 2001 Valladolid v Malaga D 0-0 Primera Liga 33
13 May 2001 Malaga v Valencia W 3-0 Primera Liga 34
20 May 2001 Real Sociedad v Malaga L 4-0 Primera Liga 35
27 May 2001 Athletic Bilbao v Malaga W 1-3 Primera Liga 36
10 Jun 2001 Malaga v Racing Santander W 2-1 Primera Liga 37
17 Jun 2001 Deportivo La Coruña v Malaga L 4-0 Primera Liga 38


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Uruguay Olympics 6
1996-97 Uruguay Copa America 2
1
1996-97 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
1996-97 Uruguay International Friendly 1
1997-98 Uruguay FIFA Confederations Cup 4
1
2
1997-98 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 3
1998-99 Uruguay International Friendly 1
1999-00 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 1
1
2000-01 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 1
2001-02 Uruguay FIFA World Cup 7
2
1
2001-02 Uruguay International Friendly
2
2001-02 Uruguay Tiger Beer Challenge Trophy 1
2003-04 Uruguay FIFA World Cup
1
2004-05 Uruguay FIFA World Cup
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Feb 1996 Uruguay v Bolivia W 2-0 Olympics South America group A
21 Feb 1996 Uruguay v Peru W 4-2 Olympics South America group A
25 Feb 1996 Uruguay v Paraguay W 3-2 Olympics South America group A
27 Feb 1996 Brazil v Uruguay D 0-0 Olympics South America group A
01 Mar 1996 Argentina v Uruguay L 2-0 Olympics South America final round
03 Mar 1996 Brazil v Uruguay L 3-1 Olympics South America final round
25 Aug 1996 Japan v Uruguay L 5-3 International Friendly
15 Dec 1996 Uruguay v Peru W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
02 Apr 1997 Uruguay v Venezuela W 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
30 Apr 1997 Paraguay v Uruguay L 3-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
08 Jun 1997 Uruguay v Colombia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Jun 1997 Peru v Uruguay L 1-0 Copa America Group B
15 Jun 1997 Uruguay v Venezuela W 2-0 Copa America Group B
18 Jun 1997 Bolivia v Uruguay L 1-0 Copa America Group B
20 Jul 1997 Bolivia v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
10 Sep 1997 Peru v Uruguay L 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
12 Oct 1997 Argentina v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
13 Dec 1997 United Arab Emirates v Uruguay W 0-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B
15 Dec 1997 Uruguay v Czech Republic W 2-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B
17 Dec 1997 Uruguay v South Africa W 4-3 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B
19 Dec 1997 Australia v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
21 Dec 1997 Czech Republic v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup 3rd place
22 Dec 1998 Basque Spain v Uruguay L 5-1 International Friendly
26 Apr 2000 Paraguay v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
28 Mar 2001 Uruguay v Paraguay L 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
01 Jul 2001 Uruguay v Brazil W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
14 Aug 2001 Venezuela v Uruguay L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
04 Sep 2001 Peru v Uruguay W 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
07 Oct 2001 Uruguay v Colombia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
07 Nov 2001 Ecuador v Uruguay D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
14 Nov 2001 Uruguay v Argentina D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL South American qualifier
20 Nov 2001 Australia v Uruguay L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania / SA play-off
25 Nov 2001 Uruguay v Australia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Oceania / SA play-off
17 Apr 2002 Italy v Uruguay D 1-1 International Friendly
16 May 2002 China PR v Uruguay W 0-2 International Friendly
21 May 2002 Singapore v Uruguay W 1-2 TIGER BEER CHALLENGE TROPHY
06 Jun 2002 France v Uruguay D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
06 Jun 2004 Colombia v Uruguay L 5-0 FIFA World Cup South America
30 Mar 2005 Uruguay v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America
04 Jun 2005 Venezuela v Uruguay D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.