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Luis Díaz Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family

Luis Díaz Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 73 kg
Date of Birth January 13, 1997
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Dark Brown

Luis Díaz is a Colombian professional football player who has played as a left winger for Premier League club Liverpool as well as the Colombia national team.

Full Name

Luis Fernando Díaz Marulanda

Nick Name


Luis Díaz as seen in an Instagram post in June 2023
Luis Díaz as seen in an Instagram post in June 2023 (Luis Díaz / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Barrancas, La Guajira, Colombia





Professional Football Player


  • Father – Luis Manuel “Mane” Diaz (Ran a football school)
  • Mother – Cilenis Marulanda
  • Siblings – Jesús Manuel Díaz Marulanda (Younger Brother) (Football who plays as a forward for Porto B, on loan from Barranquilla)


Luis Díaz has been repped by Passion Sport Management.


Left Winger



Luis Díaz as seen while playing for Liverpool in 2022
Luis Díaz as seen while playing for Liverpool in 2022 (Dudek1337 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)


5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


73 kg or 161 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Luis Díaz has dated –

  1. Gera Ponce – He has been romantically involved with Gera Ponce and the duo got engaged in July 2023.

Race / Ethnicity


Luis Díaz is of Wayuu descent.

Hair Color


He has dyed his hair.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Curly hair

Luis Díaz as seen while playing for Colombia in 2022
Luis Díaz as seen while playing for Colombia in 2022 (jmmuguerza / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Luis Díaz Facts

  1. He was 6 years old when he started playing football.
  2. When he was 17 years of age, Luis Díaz attended an open trial hosted by Atlético Junior in 2014 and went on to perform impressively to join the youth team.
  3. Owing to his Wayuu ethnicity, he was included in Colombia’s 22-man squad for the 2015 Copa Americana de Pueblos Indígenas.
  4. In the year 2016, Luis Díaz joined the senior team of Atlético Junior and was immediately assigned to the farm team Barranquilla. At that time, he had a slender frame and a potentially malnourished appearance so he was given a dietary plan by Barranquilla to gain 10 kg.
  5. On April 26, 2016, he made his senior debut coming on as a second-half substitute in a 2–1 Categoría Primera B home loss against Deportivo Pereira.
  6. On May 14, 2016, Luis Díaz scored his first senior goal as the winner in a 2–1 home defeat of Cúcuta Deportivo.
  7. He went on to make his Categoría Primera A debut on August 27, 2016, replacing Matías Mier in a 3–2 loss at Once Caldas. He scored his first goal on September 20 in a 3–1 Copa Sudamericana home win against Cerro Porteño.
  8. Luis Díaz represented Colombia at under-20 level in the 2017 South American U-20 Championship and was later called up to the full squad on August 27, 2018, for friendlies against Venezuela and Argentina.
  9. He became the first indigenous Colombian to represent Colombia.
  10. On September 11, 2018, he made his full international debut replacing Juan Cuadrado in a 0–0 draw against Argentina at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
  11. On March 26, 2019, Luis Díaz scored his first international goal in a 2–1 friendly loss away to South Korea.
  12. He was included in Carlos Queiroz’s 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa América in Brazil.
  13. Luis Díaz signed a five-year contract with Portuguese club FC Porto on July 10, 2019, and the club bought 80% of his economic rights for a fee of €7 million.
  14. He signed a five-year contract at Premier League club Liverpool on January 30, 2022, for a reported €45 million (£37.5 million) with €15 million (£12.5 million) add-ons.
  15. Luis Díaz’s parents were kidnapped on October 29, 2023, by armed men on motorcycles at a gas station in their hometown of Barrancas. After a day, his mother was rescued by police and a “major military search” was announced to locate and rescue his father. Subsequently, Colombian President Gustavo Petro stated that “all the public forces have been deployed” and General William Rene Salamanca also announced a reward of up to 200 million pesos for information on Díaz’s father’s whereabouts. On November 9, 2023, his father was finally released by the kidnappers.
  16. Due to his parents’ kidnapping, he was absent from Liverpool‘s following Premier League match against Nottingham Forest and his teammate Diogo Jota went on to hold up Díaz’s shirt during a goal celebration.
  17. Luis Díaz scored both goals on November 16, 2023, as Colombia beat Brazil for the first time in a FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Featured Image by Luis Díaz / Instagram

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