Carlos Carmona

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Carlos Carmona
Colo Colo - Huachipato, 2018-03-03 - Carlos Carmona - 01.jpg
Carmona while playing for Colo-Colo in 2018
Personal information
Full name Carlos Emilio Carmona Tello
Date of birth (1987-02-21) February 21, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth Coquimbo, Chile
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Colo-Colo
Number 14
Youth career
Coquimbo Unido
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Coquimbo Unido 92 (7)
2008 O'Higgins 17 (3)
2008–2010 Reggina 67 (0)
2010–2017 Atalanta 155 (5)
2017 Atlanta United 32 (2)
2018– Colo-Colo 19 (0)
National team
2005–2007 Chile U20 20 (1)
2008– Chile 51 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 June 2018

Carlos Emilio Carmona Tello (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos kaɾˈmona]; born February 21, 1987) is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for Colo-Colo as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Carmona started his career as a centre midfielder in Coquimbo Unido.[1] Two years later he moved to O'Higgins.[2]

On June 1, 2008, Carmona was bought by Serie A side Reggina.[2] He made his debut abroad on 14 September, starting and playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 draw against Torino.[citation needed] Carmona appeared in 32 matches during the campaign, which ended in relegation.[2]

In the 2010 summer Carmona moved to Atalanta, also relegated to Serie B.[2] He had 32 appearances as La Dea returned to the top level.[2]

Carlos Carmona after signing the Golden Spike for Atlanta United on September 10, 2017

Carmona signed with Major League Soccer side Atlanta United on 6 February 2017.[1] On 7 March 2017 he made his debut, receiving a red card in the 88th minute in a 1–2 loss to the New York Red Bulls.[3] On 7 May 2017 he scored his first goal for the team in the 39th minute in a 1–3 loss to New York City FC.[4]

In January 2018, Carmona was transferred to Chilean side Colo-Colo.[5]

International career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Carmona was Chile's youngest player at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands where he showed some glimpse of talent in Chile's opening game, a 7–0 win against Honduras.[citation needed] Two years later, he captained Chile to the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup where he played in a 3–0 win against Canada, a 3–0 win against Congo, a 4–0 win against Nigeria and a 1–0 win against Austria; Chile eventually were bronze medalists at the end of tournament.[citation needed]

His international fortunes continued as Chile's coach Marcelo Bielsa called him up for the 2008 Toulon Tournament, an Under-23 football event, where Carmona won a silver medal with his side.[citation needed]

Senior[edit]

On 19 November 2008, Carmona made his debut for the senior team in a 0–3 loss to Spain.[6]

On February 6, 2013, against Egypt, Carmona scored his first goal for the national team in a 2–1 victory for the Chilean team.[7]

Carmona was named in the 2015 Copa America squad but had to withdraw through injury and was replaced by José Pedro Fuenzalida.[8]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Chile's goal tally first.[9]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 February 2013 Vicente Calderón Stadium, Madrid, Spain  Egypt 2–0 2–1 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Steve Brisendine (6 February 2017). "Atlanta United sign Chilean international Carlos Carmona from Serie A". mlssoccer.com. MLS. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Atlanta United Sign Chilean International Carlos Carmona". atlutd.com. MLS. 6 February 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Atlanta 1 – 2 NY Red Bulls". mlssoccer.com. MLS. 7 March 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  4. ^ "NYCFC 3 – 1 Atlanta". mlssoccer.com. MLS. 7 May 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Atlanta United Finalizes Transfer of Carlos Carmona to Colo-Colo". atlutd.com. MLS. 30 January 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Spain 3 – 0 Chile". skysports.com. Sky UK. 19 November 2008. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Chile 2 – 1 Egypt". soccerway. Perform Group. 6 February 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Fuenzalida replaces injured Carmona in Chile's Copa América squad". ca2015.com. 7 June 2015. Archived from the original on 19 November 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  9. ^ "Carmona, Carlos". National Football Teams. Retrieved 20 June 2018.

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