Romel Morales

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Personal information
Full nameRomel Oswaldo Morales Ramírez
Date of birth (1997-08-23) 23 August 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Villavicencio, Colombia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kuala Lumpur City
Number 10
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2016–2017 Banfield 1 (0)
2018–2019 PKNS 43 (10)
2020 Melaka United 10 (3)
2021– Kuala Lumpur City 13 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 11 May 2021

Romel Oswaldo Morales Ramírez (born 23 August 1997) is a Colombian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder. He currently plays for Malaysia Super League team Kuala Lumpur City. [1]

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Club career

Previously he played for Argentinian club Banfield. [2]

Beginnings

He started a Churta-Millos soccer school in Bogota, then decided by his parents to head south of the continent where he initially arrives at the River Plate at 14 years of age with Eder Alvarez Balanta.

Banfield

In 2014 it reached Club Atlético Banfield (Argentina). On March 20, 2016, he made his professional debut in Banfield to replace Walter Erviti, against River Plate, for the eighth round of the 2016 First Division Championship, in a match played at the Antonio Vespucio Liberti Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires. It ended with parity from 1 to 1.1

PKNS FC

After 6 years in Argentine territory where he made his training process and subsequent debut in 2016 he decided to continue his career in Asia, more precisely in Malaysia, where he signed with PKNS FC.

He would make his debut on February 3, 2018, in a 2–2 draw against Terengganu FC, thus becoming the first Colombian in history to play in that Asian country.

Currently Romel Morales is considered one of the figures of the team and outstanding player of the soccer of Malaysia.

Melaka United FC

On 12 November 2019, Melaka United (MU) have announced signed Morales for the Malaysia League (M-League) next season.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 2 May 2021 [3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueCupLeague CupContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
PKNS 2018 Malaysia Super League 2136283358
2019 Malaysia Super League2273062309
Total431092145006517
Melaka United 2020 Malaysia Super League1030000103
Total103000000103
Kuala Lumpur City 2021 Malaysia Super League1130000113
Total113000000113
Career Total641692145008623

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References

  1. "Melaka United sambar bekas tonggak PKNS, Romel Morales". https://www.foxsports.com.my. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 13 November 2019.External link in |publisher= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Código Banfield (23 March 2016). "Romel Morales debutó en Primera con la camiseta de Banfield" (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 May 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Romel Morales". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 24 November 2018.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)