C.A. Cerro

C.A. Cerro
C. A. Cerro
Full name Club Atlético Cerro
Nickname(s) Villeros, Albicelestes, Cerrense
Founded December 1, 1922
Ground Estadio Luis Tróccoli ,
Montevideo, Uruguay
(Capacity: 25,000)
Chairman Esc. Miguel Sejas
Manager Ricardo Ortíz
League Primera División Uruguaya
2009-10 8th
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
Current season

Club Atlético Cerro, usually known simply as Cerro is an Uruguayan football club based in Montevideo. They currently play in the Uruguayan 1st Division.

Until the club's relegation in 1997 (due to points reduction), Cerro was the only club among the "small" ones never to have been relegated. In 2006, Cerro were relegated again, following another points reduction.


Copa Libertadores 1995

By defeating Defensor Sporting in a league play-off in December 1994, Cerro qualified for the Copa Libertadores 1995. The Estadio Luis Tróccoli was renovated to meet the regulations, including the construction of four light masts. Cerro scored one victory in the campaign, defeating Argentine club Independiente 1-0 at home.

Matches: (Home & Away)

Copa Libertadores 2010

After winning the 2009 Liguilla Pre-Libertadores, Cerro qualified for his 2nd Copa Libertadores in all its history. A home they played in the Estadio Centenario and the Estadio Atilio Paiva Olivera.

Matches: (Home & Away)

Imported to USA

Cerro was one of the clubs imported to the United Soccer Association, a former professional soccer league featuring teams from the United States and Canada. The league survived only one season. All the teams in the league were imported from Europe and South America.


Amateur Era (0):
Professional Era (0):
1946, 1998
  • Tercera División Uruguay: 2
1940, 1941

Other Official Domestic Honours

  • Tercera Extra: 1
  • División Intermedia: 1
  • Copa Montevideo: 1
  • Torneo Presentación: 1
  • Campeonato Integración: 1
  • Torneo Apertura de Segunda División: 1
  • Liguilla Pre-Libertadores: 1

Performance in CONMEBOL competitions

1995: First Round
2010: Second Round


Uruguay's second traditional derby is played between Cerro and Rampla Juniors.

Current squad

Current squad of C.A. Cerro as of 22 January 2011 (edit)

No. Position Player
1  Uruguay GK Mathías Rolero
2  Uruguay MF Fernando Camacho
3  Uruguay DF Eduardo Mieres
4  Uruguay DF Guillermo de los Santos
5  Uruguay MF Gustavo Varela
6  Uruguay DF Yonatan Botta
7  Uruguay MF Ricardo Queiro
8  Uruguay MF Sebastián Suárez
9  Uruguay FW Mauricio Alonso
10  Uruguay FW Simón Pagua
11  Uruguay FW Andrés Ravecca
12  Uruguay GK Mathías Cubero
13  Uruguay DF Emiliano García
16  Uruguay DF Gastón Pagano
No. Position Player
17  Uruguay FW Gonzalo Mastriani
18  Uruguay MF Omar Pérez
19  Uruguay DF Gastón Filgueira
20  Uruguay MF Marcel Román
21  Uruguay MF Óscar Javier Morales
22  Uruguay DF Diego Denis
23  Uruguay FW Luis Machado
25  Uruguay DF Mitchell Duarte
30  Uruguay GK Álvaro Villete
 Uruguay MF Matias Daguerre
 Uruguay MF Marcelo Patitucci
 Uruguay FW Leonardo Medina
 Uruguay FW Diego Miranda

Manager: Ricardo Ortiz

Famous players

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