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 28)
Place of birth San Vicente, El Salvador
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Luis Ángel Firpo
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Independiente
2007- Luis Ángel Firpo 72 (3)
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

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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