Júnior Moreno

Júnior Leonardo Moreno Borrero (born 20 July 1993), is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for D.C. United as a midfielder.[1]

Júnior Moreno
Personal information
Full name Júnior Leonardo Moreno Borrero
Date of birth (1993-07-20) 20 July 1993
Place of birth San Cristóbal, Venezuela
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
D.C. United
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 ACD Lara 53 (1)
2015–2017 Zulia 94 (4)
2018– D.C. United 51 (0)
National team
2017– Venezuela 20 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:52, 07 December 2019 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:52, 07 December 2019 (UTC).

Professional career

Zulia FC

In June 2015, Moreno moved to Zulia FC from ACD Lara after a couple successful seasons [2] Moreno won the 2016 Copa Venezuela with Zulia. Moreno had 3 goals and 3 assists after 66 appearances in his time with Zulia FC.

D.C. United

On 2 January 2018, Moreno signed with MLS side D.C. United.[3] Moreno played 20 games and recorded 2 assists for DC in 2018.

International career

Moreno was born in Venezuela, and is of Argentine descent. Moreno made his debut for the Venezuela national football team in a friendly 1–1 draw with the United States, wherein he assisted Venezuela's goal.[4] Moreno played in the 2019 Copa América for Venezuela.

International goals

Scores and results list Peru's goal tally first.[5]
NoDateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.8 June 2017FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, United States Ecuador1–11–1Friendly

Personal life

Moreno's father, Carlos Horacio Moreno, is an Argentine former footballer and coach, and his brothers Carlos Moreno and Marcelo Moreno are also footballers.[6]

References

  1. "Junior Moreno Player Profile - ESPN FC". www.espnfc.us.
  2. "El Zulia fichó a Junior Moreno".
  3. Goff, Steven (2 January 2018). "D.C. United acquires Venezuelan national team midfielder". washingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  4. "Pulisic scores as United States draw 1-1 with Venezuela in friendly". The Guardian. Associated Press. 4 June 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  5. "J. Moreno". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  6. "Junior Moreno "Espero que esta sea la primera de muchas copas" - Balonazos.com".


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