Celso Ortiz

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Celso Ortiz
Personal information
Full name Celso Fabián Ortiz Gamarra
Date of birth (1989-01-26) 26 January 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Asunción, Paraguay
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 16
Youth career
2005–2007 Cerro Porteño
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Cerro Porteño 46 (7)
2010–2016 AZ 100 (2)
2016– Monterrey 22 (1)
National team
2007–2009 Paraguay U-20 10 (3)
2010– Paraguay 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:42, 5 March 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2016 (UTC)

Celso Fabián Ortiz Gamarra (born 26 January 1989 in Asunción), commonly known simply as Celso Ortiz, is a Paraguayan football player, currently playing as a midfielder for Monterrey in the Liga MX.


On 26 August 2009, AZ Alkmaar secured the services of the Paraguayan football midfielder.[1] The Dutch club have signed him from Cerro Porteño on a five-year deal. Ortiz joined AZ in January 2010.[2] On 6 June 2016, Monterrey coach Antonio Mohamed announced that Ortiz would be their first signing ahead of the Apertura 2016.[3]

International career[edit]

Ortiz is a member of the Paraguay national under-20 football team[4] and represented the team at 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Egypt.[5]





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