Jamiro Monteiro

Jamiro Gregory Monteiro Alvarenga (born 23 November 1993), commonly known as Jamiro, is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for the Philadelphia Union, on loan from Metz.

Jamiro Monteiro
Personal information
Full name Jamiro Gregory Monteiro Alvarenga
Date of birth (1993-11-23) 23 November 1993
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Philadelphia Union
(on loan from Metz)
Number 35
Youth career
Hansa Rostock
Anker Wismar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Cambuur 56 (6)
2017–2018 Heracles Almelo 34 (4)
2018– Metz 3 (0)
2019–Philadelphia Union (loan) 26 (4)
National team
2016– Cape Verde 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 January 2018



On 28 July 2018, Jamiro joined Ligue 2 side Metz on a three-year deal.[1]

In March 2019, he joined Philadelphia Union on loan.[2]

International career

Jamiro was born in Netherlands to parents of Cape Verdean descent. In March 2016, Monteiro received his first international call for the Cape Verde national football team for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification. He made his debut in a 2–0 loss against Morocco as a late sub.[3]

Career statistics


As of match played 2 June 2019[4]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League KNVB Beker Other Total
Cambuur 2015–16 Eredivisie 2020000202
2016–17 Eerste Divisie 364522[lower-alpha 1]0436
Total 5665220638
Heracles Almelo 2017–18 Eredivisie 3443100375
Philadelphia Union 2019 Major League Soccer 123--00123
Career total 10213832011216


As of match played 11 June 2017[5]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National teamYearAppsGoals
Cape Verde 201630


  1. "JAMIRO MONTEIRO EST GRENAT!" (in French). Metz. 28 July 2018. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  2. "Philadelphia Union Acquire Midfielder Jamiro Monteiro". Philadelphia Union. 5 March 2019. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  3. http://www.criolosports.com/index.php/template/tubaroes-azuis/1182-qualificacao-can-2017-cabo-verde-perde-com-marrocos-e-compromete-a-qualificacao
  4. Jamiro Monteiro at Soccerway. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  5. "Monteiro, Jamiro". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
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