Alejandro Romero Biography

Alejandro Romero

Quick Facts About Alejandro Romero

Celebrated Name Alejandro Romero
Age 26 Years
Nick Name Kaku
Birth Name Alejandro Sebastian Romero Gamarra
Birth Date 1995-01-11
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Paraguayan and Argentine
Birth Nation Argentina
Place Of Birth Ciudadela, Argentina
Horoscope Capricorn
Ethnicity Mixed
Career Start 2013
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight 67kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Salary £780,000
Current Club Al-Taawoun
Position Attacking midfielder/Winger
Jersey Number 10
Parents Gladys Gamarra
Links Instagram

Alejandro Sebastian Romero Gamarra professionally known as Alejandro Romero is an Argentine-born Paraguayan professional football player who plays for Saudi Professional League club Al-Taawoun and the Paraguay national team as an attacking midfielder or winger. He started playing football for the youth team of Huracan and began his career at the club. In 2013, he made his professional debut for Huracan in the Primera B Nacional. After playing for 4 years at Huracan, on 16 February 2018, he joined the MLS club New York Red Bulls for a fee of $6.25 million. He made his debut for the club on 1 March 2018 in the CONCACAF Champions League. On 1 February 2021, he joined the Saudi Professional League club Al-Taawoun and made his debut for the club on 18 February 2021.

On the international level, born in Argentina, he represented Argentina at the U20 level. He was eligible to play for both Argentina and Paraguay. He holds both Argentina and Paraguay nationality but chose to represent Paraguay internationally. He made his international debut for Paraguay on 12 June 2018. In May 2021, he was included in the Paraguay squad for Copa America 2021.

What is Alejandro Romero Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2013-14 Copa Argentina with Huracan. 
  • Won the 2014 Supercopa Argentina with Huracan. 
  • Won the 2018 Supporters’ Shield with New York Red Bulls.

Where is Alejandro Romero From?

Alejandro Romero was born on 11 January 1995. His birth name is Alejandro Sebastian Romero Gamarra. His birthplace is Ciudadela, Argentina. Born and raised in Argentina, he is the son of Paraguayan parents. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He holds both Paraguayan and Argentine nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity.  His horoscope sign is Capricorn. 

Alejandro Romero Huracan

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Alejandro Romero Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Huracan and began his career at the club. In 2013, he made his professional debut for Huracan in the Primera B Nacional. On 12 October 2013, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 victory over Aldosivi. During his 2013-14 season, he had a successful season where he helped Huracan return to the top flight after three seasons in the Primera B Nacional and also won the Copa Argentina that season which was the club's first official title in 41 years.
  • On 2 February 2015, he scored his first goal in the Copa Libertadores in a 4-0 victory against Alianza Lima. During his 2014-15 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Huracan won the 2014 Supercopa Argentina that season.
  • On 2 March 2016, he led Huracan to a historic victory in the Copa Libertadores in a 1-0 over Penarol at the Estadio Centenario. On 24 March 2016, he scored his first goal in the Argentine Primera Division in a 2-0 victory over Aldosivi. During his 2015-16 season, he made 25 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.

Alejandro Romero New York Red Bulls

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  • On 16 June 2017, he scored the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Union de Santa Fe, helping his club to a crucial three points which helped Huracan avoid relegation. During his 2016-17 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Huracan finished in 25th place in Argentine Primera Division that season.
  • After playing for 4 years at Huracan, on 16 February 2018, he joined the MLS club New York Red Bulls for a fee of $6.25 million. He made his debut for the club on 1 March 2018 in a 2-0 victory over Olimpia in the CONCACAF Champions League. On 10 March 2018, he made his league debut in a 4-0 win against Portland Timbers. On 13 March 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 victory over Club Tijuana in the CONCACAF Champions League, helping the club advance to the semifinals of the Champions League for the first time. On 14 April 2018, he scored his first league goal for the club in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact. On 6 December 2018, he was named the New York Red Bulls Newcomer of the Year for 2018 after leading the team in assists throughout the season. In his first season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 12 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 17 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 1 February 2021, he joined the Saudi Professional League club Al-Taawoun for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club on 18 February 2021 in a 1-2 loss to Ittihad. On 22 February 2021, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 away win against Al-Wahda. In his first season, he made 14 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as Al-Taawoun finished in 4th place in Saudi Professional League that season.

Alejandro Romero Al-Taawoun

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Alejandro Romero International Career

  • Born in Argentina, he represented Argentina at the U20 level. 
  • He was eligible to play for both Argentina and Paraguay. 
  • He holds both Argentina and Paraguay nationality but chose to represent Paraguay internationally. 
  • He made his international debut for Paraguay on 12 June 2018 in a 4-2 friendly loss against Japan.
  • On 13 October 2019, he scored his first international goal for Paraguay in a 1-1 draw against Slovakia. 
  • In May 2021, he was included in the Paraguay squad for Copa America 2021.
  • On 15 June 2021, he scored a goal in a 3-1 win over Bolivia in a 2021 Copa America group stage match.

Alejandro Romero Paraguay

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Alejandro Romero Girlfriend

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Alejandro Romero Height and Weight

Alejandro Romero stands at a height of 1.71m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 67kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Alejandro Romero Net Worth and Salary

Alejandro Romero earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In February 2018, he joined the MLS club New York Red Bulls for a fee of $6.25 million. In February 2021, he joined the Saudi Professional League club Al-Taawoun for an undisclosed fee. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is $1.5 million and his salary is £780,000. His market value is around €4.80 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He wears shirt number 10 for Al-Taawoun.
  • On 6 December 2018, he was named the New York Red Bulls Newcomer of the Year for 2018 after leading the team in assists throughout the 2017-18 season.