Azerbaijani FC Zire sign Spanish midfielder Tato

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Baku, July 10, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan's football club Zire have signed a two-year contract with Spanish midfielder Luis Alberto Diez Ocerin commonly known as Tato.

Tato was born in Santander, Cantabria, and a product of hometown club Racing de Santander's youth ranks.

He made his senior debuts with the reserves in the 2009–10 campaign, aged only 17, in Segunda Division B.

Tato made his first-team – and La Liga – debut on 6 March 2011, playing the last two minutes in a 1–3 home defeat against Real Madrid.

He spent the vast majority of his spell registered with the B-side, however.

On 26 June 2013 Tato signed with Sestao River Club, in Segunda Division B. After featuring regularly for the Basque he moved to another reserve team, Sporting de Gijon B in the same level.

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