Julio Cesar Romero
For the Brazilian footballer, see Romero Mendonca Sobrinho.
Julio Cesar Romero "Romerito" was a Paraguayan football midfielder considered among the best players in Paraguayan football history. He was the only Paraguayan footballer named by Pele as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004.
Romero started his career at local club Sportivo Luqueno in 1977, by 1979 Romerito'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 Diego Maradona. In the same year, Romerito played the Copa America which was eventually won by Paraguay.
Futbol Factory profile
Romerito's debut as a rock singer (video)
Midfield Dynamo's 10 Heroes of the Copa America
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