Rampla Juniors

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Rampla Juniors
Escudo Rampla Juniors.png
Full nameRampla Juniors Football Club
Nickname(s)Picapiedras, Rojiverdes,
Founded7 January 1914
GroundEstadio Olímpico,
Montevideo, Uruguay
Capacity6,000
ChairmanIgnacio Durán
CoachRosario Martínez
LeagueUruguayan Primera División
201815th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Rampla Juniors Fútbol Club, commonly known as Rampla Juniors, is a Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo.

Origin and colours[edit]

Rampla Juniors were founded in the Aduana area, (also the birthplace of River Plate FC), then moved first to the Aguada neighbourhood, and finally, around 1920, to the Cerro neighborhood. Their colours are taken from Fortaleza, a club that existed in the early years of Rampla's stint in the Cerro area. Another story of how they chose their colours, is similar to how Boca Juniors supposedly got the idea for their kit colors from a Swedish flag on a ship. It is rumored that Rampla's founders took the red and green from an Italian flag on a ship that arrived in Montevideo Bay. It is also said that the basketball team CA Aguada (founded in 1922) took their colours from Rampla Juniors.

Derby[edit]

Rampla Juniors's archrivals are Cerro, and as such, the second biggest rivalry in the country.

Trivia[edit]

Rampla in 1927 won the Uruguayan Primera División, the 1927 Squad was: Pedro Arispe (Captain), Pedro Aguirre, Enrique Ballestrero, Pedro Cabrera, Julio Nieto, José Magallanes, Juan Miguel Fermín "Ruso" Labraga, Luis Gaitán, Conrado Haeberli, Vital Ruffatti and Conrado Bidegain.

Rampla was once called the third "big" (meaning popular or best) of Uruguay's clubs, Peñarol and Nacional being first and second, due to the huge number of followers and positive results. In 2007, Rampla finished tied in 2nd place with Danubio in the Uruguayan 1st division. Their team record was (9 wins, 4 draws, and 2 losses, in 15 games).

Titles[edit]

Amateur Era (1): 1927
1944, 1980, 1992
1921

Other Official Domestic Honours[edit]

  • Torneo Competencia: 2
1950, 1955
  • Torneo de Copa: 1
1969
  • Torneo Cuadrangular: 1
1953


Current squad[edit]

Updated 15 March 2018 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Uruguay GK Juan Falchi
2 Uruguay DF Mauro Brasil (on loan from Peñarol)
3 Uruguay DF Wilinton Techera
4 Uruguay DF Joan Gamboa
5 Uruguay DF Gastón Roselló
6 Uruguay DF Maximiliano Montero
7 Uruguay FW Santiago González
8 Uruguay DF Gabriel de León
9 Uruguay FW Matías Rigoleto
10 Uruguay FW Cristian Olivera
11 Uruguay DF Mauricio Felipe
12 Uruguay GK Federico Silvera
14 Uruguay MF Nicolás Rocha
16 Uruguay MF Santiago Correa
17 Uruguay DF Alejandro Furia
19 Brazil FW Igor Paim
No. Position Player
20 Uruguay FW Damián Cabrera
21 Uruguay FW Diego Martiñones
22 Uruguay MF Jhony Galli
23 Uruguay FW Julián Lalinde
24 Uruguay DF Gonzalo Rizzo (on loan from Rentistas)
25 Uruguay GK Rodrigo Odriozola
26 Uruguay DF Fabián Píriz (on loan from Peñarol)
27 Uruguay DF Claudio Servetti
28 Uruguay FW Diego Benítez
29 Uruguay FW Matías Cóccaro
30 Uruguay FW Luciano Ísola
32 Uruguay MF Ignacio Panzariello
33 Uruguay DF Matías Soto
Uruguay MF Dylan Garat
Uruguay MF Hugo Dorrego
Uruguay FW Joaquín Lemos

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player

Notable players[edit]

Managers[edit]

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