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Rômulo Borges Monteiro

Soccer Player from Brazil

Rômulo Borges Monteiro, better known as Rômulo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈʁõmulu]; Picos, 19 September 1990), is a Brazilian footballer who acts as Defensive Midfielder. He currently plays for Spartak Moscow. Is known for his defensive abilities and initiation of attacks from the back. "He tracks his runner well and judges his tackles with composure" and is not scared to get forward. In 2005, at 15 years old, Romulo was in the youth team of Porto de Caruaru, moving on to the junior team in 2006, but due to good performances, the board of the Pernambucan team, promoted the player to the professional team the following year. Before going to Rio de Janeiro, Romulo trained in Benfica but he had to return to Brazil due to excessive bureaucracy. He also trained in Atlético Paranaense in 2008. In October 2009, businessman Eduardo Carioca took him to Vasco da Gama. Romulo joined Vasco da Gama’s junior team in 2009, and won the junior state championship in 2010. On 30 June, he made his first-team debut in a 3-1 win against Avaí in a friendly tournament. He did not waste the chance he was given and since then never left the team, and excelled in every game he played. In 2011, formed a  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Rômulo
Date of birth
1990-09-19
Place of birth
Picos
Nationality
Brazil
Spouse(s)
Jessika Borges Monteiro
Children
Nicoly Borges Monteiro
Profession
Soccer Player

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