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Cerro

Cerro is a football (soccer) club from Uruguay.

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About Cerro

Club Atlético Cerro, usually known simply as Cerro is an Uruguayan football (soccer) club based in Montevideo. They currently play in the Primera División Uruguaya.

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 Club Atlético Independiente 1-0 at home.

Matches: (Home & Away)
- vs Peñarol : 0-2 & 3-3
- vs Club Atlético Independiente : 1-0 & 1-2
- vs Club Atlético River Plate (arg) : 0-0 & 0-5

Copa Libertadores 2010

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

Matches: (Home & Away)
- vs Deportivo Quito : 2-0 & 1-2
- vs Club Sport Emelec : 0-0 & 2-1
- vs Sport Club Internacional : 0-0 & 0-2

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.

Titles

- Primera División Uruguaya: 0

- Segunda División Uruguay: 2

- Tercera División Uruguay: 2

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

- Copa Libertadores: 2 appearances

Derby

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


Famous players


- Jorge Artigas
- Rogelio Domínguez
- Gustavo Fuentes
- Carlos Curbelo
- Audu Mohammed
- Danilo Baltierra
- Rúben Bareño
- Joaquín Boghossian
- Diego Godín
- Matías González
- Martín Ligüera
- Pablo Melo

- Oscar Javier Morales
- Héctor Morán
- Rubén Morán
- Mario Regueiro
- Rodolfo Rodríguez
- Adrián Romero
- Rubén Sosa
- Sebastián Suárez
- Horacio Troche
- Liber Vespa
- Waldemar Victorino
- Héctor Vilches

Notable coaches

- Eduardo Acevedo
- Pablo Repetto




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