Giovanni Moreno

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Giovanni Moreno
Gio Moreno in Bogota.jpg
Personal information
Full name Giovanni Andrés Moreno Cardona
Date of birth (1986-07-01) 1 July 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Segovia, Colombia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua
Number 10
Youth career
Florida Soccer
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Envigado 66 (40)
2008–2010 Atletico Nacional 81 (44)
2010–2012 Racing Club 50 (12)
2012– Shanghai Greenland Shenhua 81 (24)
National team
2008–2012 Colombia 14 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 August 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Moreno and the second or maternal family name is Cardona.

Giovanni Andrés Moreno Cardona (born 1 July 1986) is a Colombian footballer who plays for Chinese Super League side Shanghai Greenland Shenhua where he primarily operates as a attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Moreno started his career with Colombian second division side Envigado. After achieving promotion and playing half a season with Envigado in the first division, Moreno was transferred to Atlético Nacional. Later on, the Colombian footballer joined Argentine Primera División side Racing Club for the 2010-11 season. Atlético Nacional received 4.3 million US dollars for 75% of Moreno's rights, half being paid by Racing and the other half by a third party entrepreneurial group.[1] In the summer of 2012, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua of the Chinese Super League signed Moreno. Moreno extended his stay in China by signing a two-year contract extension with Shanghai Shenhua in July 2015.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 15 August 2015
Club Season Division League FA Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Envigado
 Colombia
2006 Categoría Primera B 2 0 - - - - 2 0
2007 42 30 - - - - 42 30
2008 Categoría Primera A 22 10 - - - - 22 10
Total 66 40 - - - - 66 40
Atlético Nacional
 Colombia
2008 Categoría Primera A 16 7 - - - - 16 7
2009 34 16 8 5 - - 42 21
2010 17 11 6 5 - - 23 16
Total 67 34 14 10 - - 81 44
Racing Club
 Argentina
2010/11 Primera División de Argentina 16 5 - - - - 16 5
2011/12 31 6 3 1 - - 34 7
Total 47 11 3 1 - - 50 12
Shanghai Shenhua
 China
2012 Chinese Super League 14 2 - - - - 14 2
2013 21 9 0 0 - - 21 9
2014 27 8 5 3 - - 35 11
2015 19 5 0 0 - - 19 5
Total 81 24 5 3 - - 86 27
Total 257 108 17 11 0 0 274 119

International[edit]

Colombia
Year Apps Goals
2008 1 0
2009 4 1
2010 7 1
2011 1 0
2012 1 0
Total 14 2

Statistics accurate as of match played 29 February 2012[3]

International goals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les gustó al toque". Olé (in Spanish). 18 July 2010. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  2. ^ 上海绿地申花俱乐部与球队队长吉奥瓦尼·莫雷诺续约两年发布时间. http://www.shenhuafc.com.cn/ (in Chinese). Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C. 28 July 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Giovanni Moreno". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Mexico 1-2 Colombia". http://int.soccerway.com/. Soccerway. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "South Africa 2-1 Colombia". http://int.soccerway.com/. Soccerway. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 

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