He played for River Plate as a striker, and coached it for three tenures, winning eight titles. He is also known by the nickname of El Pelado ("Baldy"). Club career Díaz was born in the city of La Rioja in the province of the same name. He played as a forward and starred in River Plate's youth system under Norberto "El Pacha" Yacono. His opening game in the Argentine First Division was on 13 August 1978, a game where River Plate beat Colón de Santa Fe by 1–0. He scored his first goal on 30 August of that year, playing against Quilmes Atlético Club.
After that, Diaz won against Ohod 4–1. On 20 January, Al-Hilal were kicked out of the Kings Cup by Al-Qadisyah in the round of 16.  On 13 February, Al-Hilal drew their first match in their new stadium the King Saud University Stadium against Al-Ain 0–0 in the Champions League. On 20 February, Al-Hilal lost 1–0 against Esteghlal in Oman.
 On 16 September, Ramón Díaz won the third match of season against Ohod 1–0.  On 21 September, Al-Hilal drew against Al-Ittihad 1-1.  On 26 October, Diaz made Al-Hilal won the Riyadh Derby against Al-Nassr. On 18 November, Diaz and his team drew in the first leg of the final of the AFC Champions League against Urawa 1–1 in Riyadh. On 25 November, they lost the second 1-0 making them runners-up in the tournament.  On 1 December, Diaz led his team to win against title challengers Al-Ahli 2–0. On 17 December, Diaz and his team lost their first match in the league against Al-Fayha 2–1.
On 21 February, Al-Hilal sacked Ramon Diaz due to unsatisfactory performances.  Botafogo On 8 November 2020, Díaz was named manager of Série A side Botafogo.  He subsequently returned to his home country to make an emergency surgery to remove a tumor,  and his absence was prolonged due to his clinical condition. On 27 November 2020, Botafogo announced the departure of Díaz and his staff from the club.  He left the club without managing a single match for them, as the three matches played by them during the period (all losses) were managed by his assistant and son Emiliano Díaz.
Al Nasr In February 2021, he agreed to a contract with Al Nasr to last until the summer of 2022.  Return to Al Hilal On 14 February 2022, Díaz was named as the new coach of Saudi Professional League club Al Hilal until the end of the season.  Career statistics Club Díaz with River Plate in 1981 Club performance League Cup League Cup Total Season Club Goals 1978 Primera División 14 5 1979 12 1980 40 1981 47 18 Italy Coppa Italia 1982–83 Serie A 3 1983–84 24 7 1984–85 27 1985–86 10 1986–87 29 1987–88 1988–89 1 2 43 15 France Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue 1989–90 Division 1 28 1990–91 32 9 1991–92 31 20 1992–93 21 Japan Emperor's Cup J.
On 25 November, Rámon played his first important match against Al-Ahli where they won 2–1. Ramón drew the Riyadh Derby against Al-Nassr FC 1-1. Ramón won 4–2 against Al-Taawon FC. He won against Ittihad FC 3–1. Ramón Diaz drew 0–0 against Al-Ahli, but he won against Al-Shabab 2–1 to Secure the title. Al-Hilal lifted the league against Al-Nassr in the Riyadh Derby after winning 5–1 in the league. Ramón Díaz renewed his contract for one more year for 1. 5 million dollars.  Ramón made Al-Hilal first in the Champions League group stages after winning against Al-Rayyan 4–3.
 On 21 June, Díaz signed Ali Al Bulaihi for free from Al-Fateh.  On 3 July, Al-Hilal signed Mohamed Kanno and Hasan Kadish from Ettifaq.  On 10 August, Díaz won the first match of the season 2–1 against league debutant Al-Fayha.  On 15 August, Ramón Díaz won his second match of the season which was against Al-Taawoun 4–3. On 21 August, Díaz made Al-Hilal draw against Al Ain 0–0 in the 2017 AFC Champions League quarter finals.  On 11 September, Díaz made Al-Hilal qualify to the semi final of the AFC Champions League after beating Al-Ain 3–0. After that, he signed Gelmin Rivas to become his sixth registered foreigner player in the 2017–18 season.
Ramón Díaz - WikipediaFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ramón Díaz Díaz as Paraguay manager in 2016Personal informationFull name Ramón Ángel DíazDate of birth 29 August 1959 (age 63)Place of birth La Rioja, ArgentinaHeight 1. 73 m (5 ft 8 in)Position(s) StrikerClub informationCurrent team Al Hilal (head coach)Senior career*Years Team Apps (Gls)1978–1982 River Plate 123 (57)1982–1983 Napoli 25 (3)1983–1986 Avellino 78 (22)1986–1988 Fiorentina 53 (17)1988–1989 Internazionale 33 (12)1989–1991 Monaco 60 (24)1991–1993 52 (27)1993–1995 Yokohama Marinos 75 (52)Total 499 (215)International career1978–1979 Argentina U20 6 (8)1979–1982 Argentina 22 (10)Managerial career1995–2002 River Plate2004–2005 Oxford United2007–2008 San Lorenzo2008–2009 América2010–2011 San Lorenzo2011–2012 Independiente2012–2014 River Plate2014–2016 Paraguay2016–2018 Al Hilal2018 Al-Ittihad2019 Pyramids2020 Libertad2020 Botafogo2021–2022 Al Nasr2022– Al Hilal *Club domestic league appearances and goals Ramón Ángel Díaz (born 29 August 1959) is a former Argentine footballer and the current manager of Saudi Professional League club Al Hilal.
Diaz went on to feature for clubs such as River Plate, Inter Milan, Yokohama Marinos, and Monaco under famed manager Arsène Wenger.  International career Diaz playing for Argentina at the 1979 U-20 World Cup Ramón Díaz was on the Argentina under-20 team that won the 1979 FIFA World Youth Championship, alongside Diego Maradona. Díaz and Maradona were the core of the attack-minded team, and together scored 14 of the team's 20 goals (70%). Díaz scored 8 goals, winning the Golden Boot for being the top scorer of the competition. Maradona scored 6 goals, winning the Best Player award. Ramón Díaz then went on to play in the 1982 FIFA World Cup and scored against Brazil in Argentina's 3–1 defeat.
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