Ángel Romero (footballer)

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Ángel Romero
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Romero with Corinthians in 2018
Personal information
Full name Ángel Rodrigo Romero Villamayor
Date of birth (1992-07-04) 4 July 1992 (age 29)
Place of birth Fernando de la Mora, Paraguay
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Winger
Club information
Current team
San Lorenzo
Number 11
Youth career
2008–2011 Cerro Porteño
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Cerro Porteño 69 (30)
2014–2018 Corinthians 117 (17)
2019– San Lorenzo 42 (11)
National team
2013– Paraguay 27 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 August 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 June 2021

Ángel Rodrigo Romero Villamayor (born 4 July 1992), more commonly known as Ángel Romero, is a Paraguayan professional footballer who plays as a winger for Argentine Primera División club San Lorenzo and the Paraguay national team.[1] He is the twin brother of Óscar Romero.[2]

Club career[edit]

Romero made his senior league debut for Cerro Porteño on 15 May 2011, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–0 loss to General Caballero.[3]

On 3 June 2014, it was reported that Romero would be transferred to Brazil's Sport Club Corinthians Paulista where he would sign a five-year contract.[4]

International career[edit]

Romero made his debut for Paraguay on 6 September 2013, playing 65 minutes in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (CONMEBOL) 4–0 win over Bolivia.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 7 December 2018.[6]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Cerro Porteño 2011 Paraguayan Primera División 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
2012 9 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 11 3
2013 42 15 0 0 2 0 0 0 44 15
2014 12 11 0 0 7 1 0 0 19 12
Total 69 30 0 0 11 1 0 0 80 31
Corinthians 2014 Série A 21 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 26 1
2015 12 3 1 1 0 0 4 0 17 4
2016 27 5 3 1 6 2 17 5 53 13
2017 30 3 5 1 5 0 15 2 55 6
2018 27 6 8 3 8 1 15 1 58 11
Total 117 17 22 7 19 3 51 8 209 35
Career total 169 47 22 7 31 5 51 8 266 65

International goals[edit]

As of 14 June 2021.
Scores and results list Paraguay's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Romero goal.[7]
List of international goals scored by Ángel Romero
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 November 2014 Estadio Feliciano Cáceres, Luque, Paraguay  Peru 1–0 2–1 Friendly
2. 5 September 2017 Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción, Paraguay  Uruguay 1–2 1–2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 8 October 2020  Peru 1–1 2–2 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 2–1
5. 12 November 2020 La Bombonera, Buenos Aires, Argentina  Argentina 1–0 1–1
6. 17 November 2020 Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción, Paraguay  Bolivia 1–0 2–2
7. 14 June 2021 Estádio Olímpico Pedro Ludovico, Goiânia, Brazil 2–1 3–1 2021 Copa América
8. 3–1

Honours[edit]

Corinthians

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paraguay - Club Cerro Porteño - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com.
  2. ^ "The brothers Romero, a new and rare case of twins on a national team". CONMEBOL.com. 5 September 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  3. ^ "General Caballero vs. Cerro Porteño - 15 May 2011 - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com.
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Paraguay vs. Bolivia - 7 September 2013 - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com.
  6. ^ "Paraguay - Ángel Romero - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com.
  7. ^ "Ángel Romero". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 14 June 2021.