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José Martín Cáceres Silva (Spanish pronunciation: [marˈtiŋ ˈkaseɾes]; born 7 April 1987) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for English club Southampton. Mainly a central defender, he could also play on either flank, mostly as a right-back.
After starting out at Defensor, he was bought by Spanish club Villarreal in 2007. In the following years he competed in Spain and Italy, notably winning five Serie A titles with Juventus and the 2009 Champions League with Barcelona; despite his ability, his career was limited by several injuries.
An Uruguayan international since the age of 20, Cáceres represented the country in two World Cups, the 2013 Confederations Cup and the 2011 Copa América, winning the latter tournament.Close