C.A. Cerro

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C.A. Cerro
Escudo Club Atlético Cerro.png
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 Eduardo Acevedo
League Primera División Uruguaya
2013–14 14th
Current season

Club Atlético Cerro, usually known simply as Cerro is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. As of 2015 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.

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Uruguay GK Sebastián Britos
3 Uruguay DF Nelson Techera
4 Uruguay DF Lucas Hernández
5 Brazil MF Rodrigo de Oliveira
6 Uruguay MF Mauricio Alonso
7 Uruguay MF Matías Abisab
8 Brazil MF Felipe Klein
9 Uruguay FW Hugo Silveira
10 Uruguay MF Gonzalo Ramos
11 Uruguay FW Richard Porta
12 Uruguay GK Sebastián Medina
13 Uruguay MF Bruno Piñatares
14 Uruguay MF Santiago Saúl
15 Uruguay MF Andrés Barboza
16 Uruguay MF Agustín Sant'Anna
No. Position Player
18 Uruguay DF Williams Martínez
19 Uruguay DF Rodrigo Izqueirdo
20 Uruguay FW Joaquín Boghossian
22 Uruguay DF Baltasar Silva
23 Uruguay MF Luis Urruti
25 Uruguay GK Sebastián Fuentes
26 Uruguay DF Nicolas Correa
29 Uruguay DF Ángelo Pizzorno
30 Uruguay MF Richard Pellejero Captain
Uruguay GK Luis Garat
Uruguay MF Enzo Negreira
Uruguay MF Federico Puente
Uruguay FW Federico Muñoz
Uruguay FW Roberto Toranza
Uruguay FW Santiago Silva

Notable coaches[edit]

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