Racing Club de Montevideo

Racing Club de Montevideo is a football club from Montevideo in Uruguay. It currently participates in the Uruguayan Segunda División Profesional following their relegation at the end of the 2019 season.

Racing de Montevideo
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Full nameRacing Club de Montevideo
Nickname(s)La Escuelita
Racinguistas
Cerveceros
FoundedApril 6, 1919; 103 years ago (1919-04-06)
GroundEstadio Osvaldo Roberto, Montevideo, Uruguay
Capacity8,500
ChairmanC.N. Raúl Rodríguez
ManagerGustavo Biscayzacú
LeagueSegunda División
2019Primera División, 13th (relegated by average)
WebsiteClub website

Racing CM is known as "La Escuelita" (The Little School) due to the high standard of players that have emerged from their teams. Racing is one of Uruguay's traditional teams, in terms of victories and fans. However, in the last few years, Racing has faced economic problems and struggled to remain consistent and perform well at the Uruguayan League.[which?]

Racing's main rival is Fénix, with whom they contest the Clásico del Oeste.

Performance in CONMEBOL competitionsEdit

2010: Second Round

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 15 April 2020 [1]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   URU Rodrigo Brasesco
3 DF   URU Francisco Ibáñez
4 DF   URU Gonzalo Aguilar
5 MF   URU Martín Barrios
7 MF   URU Ányelo Rodríguez
9 FW   URU Gastón Alvite
11 FW   URU Liber Quiñones
16 DF   URU Gonzalo Sena
18 MF   URU Gustavo Da Silva
20 FW   URU Lucas Ortíz
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 DF   URU Martín Díaz
25 GK   URU Camilo Rodríguez
28 DF   URU Norman Rodríguez
29 MF   URU Juan Affonso
GK   URU Matías Quintana
DF   URU Juan Pablo Besón
MF   URU Fabricio Santos
MF   URU Jorge Zambrana
FW   URU José Luis Ávila
FW   URU Nicolás López

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Pos. Nation Player

Notable coachesEdit

TitlesEdit

1955, 1958, 1974, 1989, 2008
1923, 1929, 1930

Other teamsEdit

Racing Club de Montevideo also has a esports division, with a squad of FIFA video game series, competing in the championship organized by the Uruguayan Virtual Football Federation.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Racing Club de Montevideo » Plantel". www.racingclub.com.uy. Archived from the original on 2016-01-29.
  2. ^ Prieto, Nacho (24 June 2021). "Racing club de Montevideo el primer equipo de esports en Uruguay que marcó el camino". Diario El Este (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 April 2022.

External linksEdit