|Place of birth Artigas, Uruguay|
Name Venancio Ramos
Role Football player
Height 1.70 m
|Full name Venancio Ariel Ramos Villanueva|
Date of birth (1959-06-20) June 20, 1959 (age 56)
Venancio Ariel Ramos Villanueva (born June 20, 1959 in Artigas) is a retired football striker from Uruguay, who was nicknamed "Chicharra" during his professional career.
Ramos started his playing career in 1977 with Peñarol where he enjoyed winning several major championships including four Uruguayan Primera titles, the Copa Libertadores and Copa Intercontinental in 1982.
In 1984, he joined French side Lens before returning to South America in 1986 to play for Independiente of Argentina.
Ramos returned to Uruguay in 1989 where he played for Racing Montevideo then Peñarol's fiercest rivals Nacional. In his later years he played for Defensor Sporting and finally El Tanque Sisley.
He made his official international debut on May 24, 1978 against Spain (0-0), Ramos obtained a total number of 41 international caps for the Uruguay national football team. He represented his native country at the 1986 FIFA World Cup, wearing the number nineteen jersey.