Carlos Monteagudo

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Carlos Monteagudo
Personal information
Full name Carlos Romeo Monteagudo Alfaro
Date of birth (1985-04-29) April 29, 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth San Vicente, El Salvador
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Luis Ángel Firpo
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Independiente 33 (0)
2007-2013 Luis Ángel Firpo 205 (3)
2014-2015 Audaz
2015- Atletico Marte
National team
2006– El Salvador 26 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 June 2012
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Monteagudo and the second or maternal family name is Alfaro.

Carlos Romeo Monteagudo Alfaro (born April 29, 1985 in San Vicente, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for Luis Ángel Firpo in the Salvadoran Premier Division.

Club career[edit]

Monteagudo started his professional career at hometown club Independiente Nacional 1906 in 2004 and moved to Luis Ángel Firpo in 2007.[1] In December 2008, Monteagudo along with his club and national team teammate Manuel Salazar, both were invited to have trials with Mexican Primera División A team Monterrey 1a. A (effectively CF Monterreys reserve team), with the hopes of signing with the clubs second division side.[2] After the two-week trial, Monteagudo was close to signing with the Mexican side, but ultimately he was not offered a contract, and he returned to El Salvador.

Match-fixing ban[edit]

On September 20, 2013, Monteagudo was banned for 18 months due to his involvement with match fixing.[3]

International career[edit]

Monteagudo officially received his first cap on November 15, 2006 when he came on as a substitute in a friendly match against Bolivia.[4] He scored his first goal for El Salvador on March 26, 2008 in a 2010 World Cup qualifying match against Anguilla. He has earned a total of 9 caps, scoring 1 goal and has represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[5]

His most recent international game was an August 2009 friendly match against Colombia.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list El Salvador's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. March 26, 2008 RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C., United States  Anguilla 3-0 4-0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification


  1. ^ Profile El Gráfico (Spanish)
  2. ^ Con la vista en México - El (Spanish)
  3. ^ "Fourteen players banned for life in match fixing case". El Gráfico. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
  4. ^ 5-1. Bolivia comienza era Sánchez con goleada a El Salvador - Terra (Spanish)
  5. ^ Carlos MonteagudoFIFA competition record

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