Last updated on August 6th, 2023 at 08:36 pm
Facts About Carlos Sanchez
|Celebrated Name||Carlos Sanchez|
|Age||37 Years Old|
|Nick Name||La Roca (The Rock)|
|Birth Name||Carlos Alberto Sanchez Moreno|
|Place Of Birth||Quibdo, Colombia|
Carlos Alberto Sanchez Moreno is a Colombian professional footballer. Who is known as Carlos Sanchez Moreno. He plays as a defensive midfielder for Colombian national team as well as the Argentine Primera División club San Lorenzo. He is nicknamed La Roca (The Rock), due to his strength on the pitch.
Carlos Sanchez Moreno Early Life and Family Life
Sanchez Moreno was born on 6 February 1986 in Quibdo, Colombia. He is nicknamed La Roca (The Rock), due to his strength on the pitch. Sanchez is married to Noelia Polvoria, whom he met in Montevideo. They have a son and daughter. He was interested in playing football since his early childhood. He began his football Journey entering the youth rank with Danubio officials in 2003.
Career of Carlos Sanchez Moreno
Carlos Sanchez spent his youth career with Danubio from 2003 to 2005. He began his career at River Plate Montevideo before moving to Valenciennes in 2007. Then he signed to French club Valenciennes where he scored 10 goals in 178 appearances in six seasons. He later played in La Liga for Elche and Espanyol, the Premier League for Aston Villa and Serie A for Fiorentina.
Carlos Sanchez got his first international cap for Colombia on the 9th of May, 2007. Though he was included in the 34 man squad for the Copa America 2007, he failed to make it to the final list due to lack of experience. The midfielder was a part of the first team for 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification but did not get consistent game time. In total, Sanchez has played 84 matches for Colombia so far.
In 2020, he joined Watford making 9 appearances. He played for Santa Fe in Columbia and in 2023 played for San Lorenzo in Argentine Primera League.