Cristian Romero

Squad No. 17
Date of Birth April 27, 1998
Age 24
Height 185cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Córdoba
Previous Clubs Juventus

Cristian Gabriel Romero (born 27 April 1998) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Serie A club Atalanta, on loan from Juventus.

Romero began his career with Argentine Primera División side Belgrano in 2016, his debut came on 28 August in a league match with Independiente. A month later, Romero played in both of Belgrano’s 2016 Copa Sudamericana round of sixteen ties against Coritiba. In two seasons with Belgrano’s first-team, he made nineteen appearances in all competitions.

In July 2018, Romero joined Genoa of Serie A.Romero scored his first senior goal in his second Genoa match, netting in a 2–2 draw with Udinese on 28 October; in which he was later sent off. Juventus, on 9 July, announced Romero was having a medical ahead of a proposed transfer.

Loan to Genoa
On 12 July 2019, Juventus announced the permanent acquisition of Romero from Genoa for €26 million, with the player remaining at his former club on loan for the rest of the season.

Loan to Atalanta
On 5 September 2020, Romero joined Atalanta on loan until 30 June 2022 with an option to buy.