Rocco Romeo

Antonio Rocco Romeo (born 25 March 2000) is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays as a defender for Toronto FC II in the United Soccer League.

Rocco Romeo
Personal information
Full name Antonio Rocco Romeo
Date of birth (2000-03-25) 25 March 2000
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Toronto FC II
Youth career
Toronto FC Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Toronto FC III 33 (1)
2016– Toronto FC II 25 (1)
2019HB Køge (loan) 8 (0)
National team
2017 Canada U17 1 (0)
2018– Canada U20 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 5, 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 10, 2018

Career

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Romeo was part of the Toronto FC youth system. He played 17 games for TFC Academy during the 2016 season and 15 games during the 2017 season, scoring once against Toronto Skillz.[1][2] On 4 September 2016, Romeo made his debut for Toronto FC II, the reserve team of Toronto FC, in the United Soccer League against Charlotte Independence. He came on as a 62nd minute substitute for Clément Simonin as Toronto FC II lost 5–1.[3] On 15 September 2017, Romeo signed his first professional contract.

On 31 January 2019, Danish 1st Division club HB Køge announced, that they had signed Romeo on a loan deal until 30 June 2019.[4]

International

Romeo has represented Canada at the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship.[5] On October 24, 2018, he was named to the Canadian U20 squad for the 2018 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.[6]

Honours

Toronto FC III

Career statistics

As of October 5, 2019[9]
Club Season League Domestic Cup League Cup Continental Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Toronto FC III 2016 League1 Ontario 17010170
2017 15120151
2018 100010
Total 331003000361
Toronto FC II 2016 USL 1010
2017 2020
2018 120120
2019 USL League One 101101
Total 251000000251
F.C. Copenhagen Loan player Friendlies 1 0 1 0
HB Køge 2018-19 1st Division 8000000080
Career total 642003000672

References

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