Celso Ortiz

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ortíz and the second or maternal family name is Gamarra.
Celso Ortíz
Personal information
Full name Celso Fabián Ortíz 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 8 (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 27 January 2016 (UTC)

Celso Fabián Ortíz Gamarra (born 26 January 1989 in Asunción), commonly known simply as Celso Ortíz, 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. Ortíz joined AZ in January 2010.[2] On 6 June 2016, Monterrey coach Antonio Mohamed announced that Ortíz would be their first signing ahead of the Apertura 2016.[3]

International career[edit]

Ortíz 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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