Kaku

Kaku
Kaku
Kaku
Midfielder
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Real Name: Alejandro Romero Gamarra
HT: 5' 7" WT: 150
Pronunciation: KAH-coo
International
Designated Player
Age: 24 (01/11/1995)
Birthplace: Ciudadela, Argentina
Hometown: Ciudadela, Argentina

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• First MLS goal - vs. Montreal, 4/14/2018 in the 57th minute, assisted by BWP
• First MLS assist - vs. Portland, 3/10/2018 on a Ben Mines goal in the 18th minute
• First MLS game - vs. Portland, 3/10/2018
• First MLS start - vs. Portland, 3/10/2018

2019: Started 21 of his 26 appearances...scored five goals and contributed six assists in 1,835 minutes...recorded his 50th MLS regular season appearance against DC United on August 21...named to MLS Team of the Week in week 14.. CCL: Came off the bench in the 90th minute and played 30 minutes against New England. CCL: Appeared and started in four games… Tallied two assists…

2018: Became the franchise's first Young Designated Player on Feb. 16 ... started 29 of the 30 matches he appeared in ... recorded six goals and 14 assists ... recorded an assist in four-straight matches twice ... amassed seven assists in four matches from April 28 to May 20 ... all six of his goals have been game-winning goals. CCL: Appeared in three matches ... tallied a goal against Club Tijuana on March 13. Open Cup: Started one match ... tallied an assist against Philadelphia in the Round of 16. International: Earned his first career national team call up for Paraguay on June 12 ... made his first career appearance against the Japanese National team ... was called into Paraguay's October and November national team camp.

PRIOR TO NEW YORK

At 23, Gamarra is already in his fifth professional season. He signed with Club Atletico Huracan’s senior team in July of 2013, and made his professional debut in the second half of the 2014/15 season. He helped the club earn promotion to Argentina’s top division in 2015.

The Ciudadela, Argentina, native began his professional career with CA Huracan at age 18. Over four and a half seasons, Gamarra has appeared in 95 matches and recorded eight goals and 13 assists. In the first half of the 2017/18 season he tallied one goal and three assists in 12 matches over 822 minutes.

INTERNATIONAL

Made his national team appearance for the Paraguayan national team in June of 2018 ... earned his first career cap against Japan on June 12 ... tallied three caps and one start in 143 minutes played ... has represented Argentina at youth levels through Under-20 … appeared in three matches during the 2015 U-20 World Cup, starting one. 

ACQUIRED

New York Red Bulls complete transfer of Alejandro Romero Gamarra from Club Atletico Huracan on February 16, 2018. Gamarra will occupy an international spot on the Red Bulls roster and count as a Young Designated Player.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019NY Red Bulls262151925636138302
2018NY Red Bulls30296242414532319450
Career Totals-565011434920893627752
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