Deportivo Maldonado

Club Deportivo Maldonado is a football club from Maldonado, Uruguay. They currently play in the Uruguayan Primera División following their promotion from the Uruguayan Segunda División at the end of the 2019 season.

Deportivo Maldonado
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Full nameClub Deportivo Maldonado
Nickname(s)El Depor , Verdirrojo
FoundedAugust 25, 1928; 91 years ago (1928-08-25)
GroundEstadio Domingo Burgueño, Maldonado, Uruguay
Capacity22,000
ChairmanMalcolm Caine
ManagerFrancisco Palladino
LeaguePrimera División
2019Segunda División, 2nd (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

 
logo of the parent sports club

Club Deportivo Maldonado, SAD have a history of being a Middle Men club used by third-party owners, where top flight South American clubs will sell players to the team before they are immediately sold or loaned to another club, with the player never appearing for Deportivo Maldonado. Notable players who've made this type of transfer include Allan, Jonathan Calleri, Gerónimo Rulli, Hernán Toledo, Alex Sandro, Marcelo Estigarribia,[1] Willian José[2] and Iván Piris.[3]

Current squadEdit

As of 28 October 2019[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  GK Valentín Fernández
  GK Jose Emilio Hernández
  GK Danilo Lerda
  DF Agustín Alberione
  DF Santiago Carrera
  DF Álex De Freitas
  DF Walter Ibáñez
  DF Bruno Moura
  DF Gastón Pagano
  DF Gustavo Pintos
  DF Andrés Ravecca
  DF Facundo Tealde
  DF Charles Zoryez
  MF Mariano Bogliacino
  MF Eduardo Darias
  MF Luiggi Longo
No. Position Player
  MF Sebastián González
  MF Maximiliano Lemos
  MF Carlos Muela
  MF Lucas Núñez
  MF Hamilton Pereira
  MF Luciano Rodríguez
  MF Rodrigo Tabárez
  FW Gastón Alvite (on loan from Racing Club)
  FW Federico Castellanos (on loan from Plaza Colonia)
  FW Alexander González
  FW Luis Machado
  FW Juan Moreira
  FW Rodrigo Muniz
  FW César Pereyra
  FW Federico Ramos
  FW Nicolás Suárez

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  MF Jonathan Calleri (at   Espanyol)
  MF Hernán Toledo (at   Argentinos Juniors)
 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aarons, Ed (10 October 2016). "Welcome to Deportivo Maldonado, where the big names never actually play". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  2. ^ Scott, Nate (19 March 2014). "Tiny Uruguayan soccer club makes millions as undercover transfer market middle-man". USA Today. Bloomberg and transfermarkt contributed the content. Gannett Satellite Information Network. Retrieved 11 December 2016.
  3. ^ "IVAN RODRIGO PIRIS Operazioni di mercato" (PDF) (Press release) (in Italian). A.S. Roma. 1 August 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 February 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Listado 1ra División" (in Spanish). Club Deportivo Maldonado, SAD. Retrieved 27 October 2017.

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