Bruno Montelongo

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Bruno Montelongo
Personal information
Full name Bruno Montelongo Gesta
Date of birth (1987-09-12) 12 September 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Extremadura
Youth career
River Plate Montevideo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 River Plate Montevideo 57 (5)
2010–2011 Milan (loan) 0 (0)
2011 Bologna (loan) 0 (0)
2011 Peñarol (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2017 River Plate Montevideo 88 (11)
2017– Extremadura 4 (0)
National team
2007 Uruguay U-20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2017 (UTC).

Bruno Montelongo Gesta (born 12 September 1987) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a defender for Spanish Segunda División B club Extremadura.

Club career[edit]

Montelongo started his professional career with River Plate Montevideo, playing with their first team since 2007. In August 2010, he was loaned out to Italian Serie A club Milan,[1] while River president, Juan José Tudurí has been reported saying that Milan will decide within five or six months whether to fully purchase the player or not.[2]

On 26 January 2011, Bologna announced to have acquired Montelongo's playing rights on loan from Milan, a sub-loan.[3]

International career[edit]

Montelongo has played internationally for Uruguay U-20, taking part in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[4]

Statistics[edit]

As of 26 January 2011.

Team Season Domestic
League
Domestic
Cup
Continental
Competition1
Other
Tournaments2
Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate Montevideo 2006–07 11 0 11 0
2007–08 16 2 16 2
2008–09 6 0 2 0 8 0
2009–10 28 6 2 1 30 7
2010 0 0 2 0 2 0
Total 61 8 0 0 6 1 0 0 67 9
Milan 2010–11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bologna 2011 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 61 8 0 0 6 1 0 0 67 9

1Continental competitions include Copa Sudamericana and the UEFA Champions League.
2Other tournaments include none to date.

Personal life[edit]

Though born in Uruguay, Montelongo is of Italian descent and therefore also holds an Italian passport.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transfer market update". acmilan.com. Associazione Calcio Milan. 27 August 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Bruno Montelongo al AC Milán". ovaciondigital.com.uy (in Spanish). El País. 27 August 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bologna: ecco Montelongo". bolognafc.it (in Italian). Bologna Football Club 1909. 26 January 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2011. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Uruguay - Squad list". fifa.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "Ecco Montelongo un terzino per Allegri". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). 27 August 2010. p. 11. Retrieved 1 September 2010. 

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