C.A. Cerro

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C.A. Cerro
C. A. Cerro
Full name Club Atlético Cerro
Nickname(s) Villeros, Albicelestes, Cerrense
Founded December 1, 1922
Ground Estadio Luis Tróccoli ,
Montevideo, Uruguay
Ground Capacity 25,000
Chairman Esc. Miguel Sejas
Manager Pablo Rodríguez
League Primera División Uruguaya
2012–13 10th
Current season

Club Atlético Cerro, usually known simply as Cerro is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. As of 2012 the club plays in the Uruguayan 1st Division.

Until the club's relegation in 1997 (due to points reduction), Cerro was the only club among the "small" ones never to have been relegated. In 2006, Cerro were relegated again, following another points reduction.

Copa Libertadores 1995[edit]

By defeating Defensor Sporting in a league play-off in December 1994, Cerro qualified for the Copa Libertadores 1995. The Estadio Luis Tróccoli was renovated to meet the regulations, including the construction of four light masts. Cerro scored one victory in the campaign, defeating Argentine club Independiente 1-0 at home.

Matches: (Home & Away)

Copa Libertadores 2010[edit]

After winning the 2009 Liguilla Pre-Libertadores, Cerro qualified for his 2nd Copa Libertadores in all its history. At home they played in the Estadio Centenario and the Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera.

Matches: (Home & Away)

Imported to USA[edit]

Cerro was one of the clubs imported to the United Soccer Association, a former professional soccer league featuring teams from the United States and Canada; the club played as the New York Skyliners. The league survived only one season (1967). All the teams in the league were imported from Europe and South America.


Amateur Era (0):
Professional Era (0):
1946, 1998
1940, 1941

Other Official Domestic Honours

  • Tercera Extra: 1
  • División Intermedia: 1
  • Copa Montevideo: 1
  • Torneo Presentación: 1
  • Campeonato Integración: 1
  • Torneo Apertura de Segunda División: 1
  • Liguilla Pre-Libertadores: 1

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions[edit]

1995: First Round
2010: Second Round


Uruguay's second traditional derby is played between Cerro and Rampla Juniors.

Current squad[edit]

Current squad of C.A. Cerro as of 1 May 2014 (edit)

No. Position Player
1  URU GK Mathías Cubero
2  URU DF Maximiliano Pereira
4  URU DF Pablo Melo
5  URU MF Javier Méndez
6  URU MF Juan Ramón Curbelo
7  URU FW Juan Ignacio Delgado
8  URU FW Mauricio Alonso
9  URU FW Hugo Silveira
10  URU MF Gustavo Varela
11  URU FW Adrián Leites
13  URU DF Claudio Dadómo
14  URU DF Mitchell Duarte
15  BRA MF Rodrigo Longaray
No. Position Player
16  URU DF Daniel Leites
17  URU FW Jonathan Rodríguez
18  URU MF Christian Cossù
19  URU FW Héctor Acuña
20  URU MF Matías Masiero
21  URU DF Eduardo Mieres
22  URU FW Pablo Caballero
25  URU GK Rodrigo Odriozola
30  URU MF Carlos Grossmüller
74  MEX GK José Rocchi
 URU MF Matías Abisab
 ARG FW Julio Aguilar
 URU FW Leandro Reymundez

Manager: Pablo Rodríguez

Famous players[edit]

Notable coaches[edit]

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