Marlos Moreno

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Marlos Moreno
Marlos Moreno 2017.jpg
Marlos with Deportivo La Coruña in 2017
Personal information
Full name Marlos Moreno Durán[1]
Date of birth (1996-09-20) 20 September 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Medellín, Colombia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Youth career
2010–2014 Atlético Nacional
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Atlético Nacional 27 (5)
2016– Manchester City 0 (0)
2016–2017Deportivo La Coruña (loan) 19 (0)
2017–2018Girona (loan) 2 (0)
2018Flamengo (loan) 21 (1)
2019Santos Laguna (loan) 11 (1)
National team
2013 Colombia U17 3 (1)
2016– Colombia 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04 March 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 September 2016

Marlos Moreno Durán (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾloz moˈɾeno];[a] born 20 September 1996) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays for Manchester City as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Atlético Nacional[edit]

Born in Medellín, Moreno joined Atlético Nacional's youth setup in 2010, aged 14.[2] On 23 July 2014 he made his first team debut, coming on as a second-half substitute for Rodin Quiñónes in a 3–1 Copa Colombia away win against Rionegro Águilas.

Moreno made his Categoría Primera A debut on 15 October 2014, starting in a 2–1 loss at Deportivo Pasto.[3] He scored his first professional goal on 10 September of the following year, netting the second in a 3–0 home win against Deportivo Cali.

On 17 October 2015, Moreno scored a brace in a 4–0 away routing of Atlético Junior.[4] He also started in the season's final against the same team, scoring from 30 seconds and helping his team to win its first title of the year; it was also the fastest goal of the club's history.[5]

Manchester City[edit]

On 6 August 2016, Moreno signed for Manchester City for £4.75 million and was immediately loaned out to Deportivo de La Coruña, in a season-long deal.[6][7]

Loan to Deportivo[edit]

Moreno made his debut for Deportivo on 11 September, in a 1-0 loss to Athletic Bilbao.[8]

Loan to Girona[edit]

Moreno was loaned to La Liga side Girona FC for the first half of the 2017–18 season.[9]

Loan to Flamengo[edit]

On 12 January 2018 Moreno was loaned out to Brazilian Série A club Flamengo until 31 December 2018.[10][11]

Loan to Santos Laguna[edit]

On 25 January 2019, Moreno was loaned to Mexican side Santos Laguna.[12]

International career[edit]

After representing Colombia at under-17 level, Moreno was called up to the main squad on 11 February 2016.[13] He made his full international debut on 24 March, coming on as 85th-minute substitute for Juan Cuadrado and setting up Edwin Cardona's last-minute winner.[14] On 11 June 2016, Moreno scored his first international goal against Costa Rica in the Copa America Centenario.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 12 December 2019.[15]
Club Season League Cup[note 1] League Cup Continental[note 2] Other[note 3] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlético Nacional 2014 Categoría Primera A 1 0 2 0 3 0
2015 17 5 17 5
2016 9 0 13 3 1 0 23 3
Total 27 5 2 0 0 0 13 3 1 0 43 8
Deportivo (loan) 2016–17[16] La Liga 19 0 4 0 23 0
Girona (loan) 2017–18 2 0 2 0 4 0
Flamengo (loan) 2018 Série A 21 1 5 0 5 0 4 0 36 1
Santos Laguna (loan) 2018-19 Liga MX 6 0 4 2 10 2
Career Total 75 6 13 0 0 0 22 5 5 0 116 11
Note

International[edit]

As of 5 October 2016[17]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
Colombia
Year Apps Goals
2016 8 1
Total 8 1

International goals[edit]

As of match played 11 June 2016. Colombia score listed first, score column indicates score after each Moreno goal.[18]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 11 June 2016 NRG Stadium, Houston, United States 5  Costa Rica 2–3 2–3 Copa América Centenario

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Atlético Nacional

International[edit]

Colombia

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, Marlos is pronounced [ˈmaɾlos].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Updated squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Marlos Moreno: "Cambió mi vida, no me esperaba esto"" [Marlos Moreno: "It changed my life, I did not expect that"] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Nacional complicó su clasificación tras perder 2-1 contra el Pasto" [Nacional complicated its pass after losing 2–1 against Pasto] (in Spanish). El Tiempo. 15 October 2014. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  4. ^ "Junior sufre una horrible noche frente al Nacional" [Junior suffer a terrible night against Nacional] (in Spanish). El Heraldo. 18 October 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Ficha técnica de la Estrella 15" [Match report of Estrella 15] (in Spanish). Atlético Nacional's official website. 20 December 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  6. ^ "City sign Marlos Moreno". Manchester City F.C. 6 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Marlos Moreno, nuevo jugador del Deportivo" [Marlos Moreno, new player of Deportivo] (in Spanish). Deportivo La Coruña. 6 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Marlos Moreno hizo su debut en Deportivo" [Marlos Moreno made his debut in Deportivo] (in Spanish). ESPN. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Marlos Moreno, new forward of Girona" (in Catalan). Girona FC. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Flamengo acerta empréstimo de Marlos Moreno junto ao Manchester City". Extra. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Manchester City forward Marlos Moreno joins Flamengo on loan". Sky Sports. 16 January 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Club Santos Laguna signs Marlos Moreno". Santos Laguna. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  13. ^ "Convocatoria Selección Colombia para microciclo de preparación" [Colombia call-up for the preparation micro-stage] (in Spanish). Federación Colombiana de Fútbol. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  14. ^ "Efecto Marlos para salvar la victoria en La Paz" [Marlos effect to save the victory in La Paz] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 24 March 2016. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  15. ^ "Marlos Moreno profile". Soccerway. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  16. ^ "Games played by Marlos Moreno in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  17. ^ "Moreno, Marlos". National Football Teams. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  18. ^ Marlos Moreno at Soccerway

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