Bernardo Romeo

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Bernardo Romeo
Personal information
Full name Bernardo Daniel Romeo
Date of birth (1977-09-10) 10 September 1977 (age 36)
Place of birth Tandil, Argentina
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Estudiantes LP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1998 Estudiantes LP 40 (4)
1998–2002 San Lorenzo 97 (60)
2002–2005 Hamburger SV 77 (35)
2005 Mallorca (loan) 10 (2)
2005–2007 Osasuna 32 (4)
2007–2010 San Lorenzo 58 (16)
2010–2011 Quilmes 17 (4)
2011–2012 San Lorenzo 14 (1)
Total 345 (126)
National team
1996–1997 Argentina U20 20 (9)
2000–2003 Argentina 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bernardo Daniel Romeo (born 10 September 1977) is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a striker.

He amassed Argentine Primera División totals of 226 games and 85 goals, mainly at the service of San Lorenzo with whom he had three spells. He also spent four seasons in Germany with Hamburger, in a 17-year professional career.

Club career[edit]

Born in Tandil, Buenos Aires, Romeo started his professional career in 1995 with Estudiantes de La Plata, playing exactly 40 first division matches. He blossomed as a top-rate player with Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro, scoring 15 goals in only 17 matches in 2001's Clausura, in an eventual league conquest.

Romeo's performances caught the eye of Germany's Hamburger SV, and he continued to net at ease abroad, in two complete season plus two-halves, but came out empty in silverware (a league cup notwithstanding). In January 2005 he was loaned to RCD Mallorca for six months, after which he was released.

Having signed with another team in Spain and La Liga, CA Osasuna, in July 2005,[1] Romeo scored four times in 24 matches as the Navarrese finished fourth, a best ever (tied). In the following season he was only a backup or third-string, ending up playing in as much games in the league and in the UEFA Cup, netting against Odense Boldklub in a 3–1 home win with his team eventually reaching the last-four in the latter competition.[2]

In the 2007 summer Romeo returned to Argentina and San Lorenzo, going on to eventually score more than 100 official goals (both spells combined) for the club. In July 2010 he was released, signed with freshly promoted Quilmes Atlético Club.[3]

International career[edit]

Romeo was influential as Argentina won the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship, scoring six times in seven contests in Malaysia.[4] He received, however, only four caps with the senior side, during three years.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Country[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Osasuna fall for Romeo". UEFA.com. 12 July 2005. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Puñal puts Osasuna on brink". UEFA.com. 29 November 2006. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Romeo es el decimoséptimo refuerzo" [Romeo is signing number 17] (in Spanish). UOL Fútbol. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  4. ^ Bernardo RomeoFIFA competition record

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