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Julio Cesar Romero

Place of birth  Luque, Paraguay
1977–1979  Sportivo Luqueno
Name  Julio Romero
Height  1.73 m
Years  Team
1980–1983  New York Cosmos
Role  Football player
Playing position  Midfielder
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Full name  Julio Cesar Romero Insfran
Date of birth  (1960-08-28) 28 August 1960 (age 55)

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Julio Cesar Romero Insfran, nicknamed Romerito (born 28 August 1960 in Luque, Paraguay) is a former football midfielder from Paraguay, considered among the best players in Paraguayan football history. He is the only Paraguayan named by Pele as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004.

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Romero started his career at local club Sportivo Luqueno in 1977, by 1979 Romero's consistent performances had earned him a place in the Paraguay national football team that played in the FIFA World Youth Championship and was considered one of the best players of the tournament along with Maradona. In the same year, Romero played a key role in Paraguay's win in the Copa America, scoring three goals.

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In 1980 he joined now defunct New York Cosmos where he played alongside such greats as the Brazilian and German World Cup winning captains of 1970 and 1974 Carlos Alberto and Franz Beckenbauer. In the 1980 Soccer Bowl he scored the game-winning goal of a 3–0 victory over Ft. Lauderdale.

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Romero moved to Brazil to play for Fluminense where he was selected as the South American Footballer of the Year in 1985. He became a fan favorite after leading the team to a Campeonato Brasileiro.

In 1986 he was a key player in helping the Paraguayan national team return to the FIFA World Cup finals after a 28-year hiatus. At the finals in Mexico, he scored against Iraq and the host nation in the first round.

After a short spell with FC Barcelona in Spain [1] and a stint in Mexico with Puebla F.C. Romero returned to South America where he played out his career with Olimpia, Club Cerro Cora and Sportivo Luqueno in Paraguay and La Serena in Chile.

During his career, he scored a little more than 400 goals.


  • South American Footballer of the Year in 1985
  • Paraguayan 1st Division topscorer in 1990
  • FIFA top 125 greatest living footballers
  • Historial Spanish Soccer Database
  • Facts

  • Romero is the equal 3rd highest goalscorer in the history of the Paraguay national team with 13 goals.
  • Romero is a politician for the Colorado Party in his native city of Luque and works as a city counselor.
  • In September 2006 Romero made his debut as a rock singer in the Paraguayan music festival called "Pilsen Rock". He took the stage as a guest of the popular local band Revolber and sang the opening words of the song "Siete hermanos, 1 misil" in front of a crowd of 40,000.
  • References

    Julio Cesar Romero Wikipedia

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