Player Details

Name

Marcelino Moreno

Height

5' 6"

Weight

143 lbs

Date of Birth

6.25.1994 (27)

Position

Midfielder

Position Detail

Attacking Midfielder

Preferred Side

Centre

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from Lanus and signed as a Designated Player on September 22, 2020.

Moreno is a dynamic attacking midfielder who has proven to be a consistent performer in the Argentine Superliga. He has fantastic balance and change of direction ability and is a player who can create on his own or bring others into the game. Moreno started five of his six MLS appearances in 2020, scoring two goals and adding one assist.

OUTSIDE MLS: Moreno made 106 total appearances for the Argentine club, 85 of those coming in the Superliga. He made his professional debut in July 2016 in the Copa Argentina. His league debut came later that season on Aug. 28 against Boca Juniors. Born in San Martin, Argentina, Moreno made 22 appearances in his debut season in 2016-17, recording two assists. Since then, he has gone on to make at least 20 appearances in each of his three league seasons at Lanus. He scored his first goal with the club March 31, 2019 in a 3-1 win over Belgrano. He added another goal later that season in a domestic cup. He joined Atlanta off his most productive season with the club, scoring three goals and adding six assists in 20 Superliga matches during the 2019-20 season. Moreno has also featured in the Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores, making a combined 11 appearances. During the 2017 Copa Libertadores, Moreno made four appearances to help Lanus reach the final before ultimately falling to Brazilian giants Gremio.

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