Luis Romo He has been the sensation footballer of Mexican football in the last year and a half, practically since his arrival in Cruz Azul in early 2020 he won the title, but his football career has not been anything simple as you would think.
The multifunctional defensive midfielder emerged from the basic forces of the Gallos Blancos de Querétaro in mid-2016 at the age of 21, an age somewhat exceeded for today’s ideals where young footballers enter a team between 17-20 years, during that period he was in the club’s U-20 and later spent a semester in the Asceso MX League (now called Expansion League MX) with the Cimarrones of Sonora.
By the middle of the Apertura 2018 he received the opportunity to be part of the first team of the Queretaro club where he participated in 58 games, scored four goals and gave two assists. With these records, he aroused the interest of the Celestial Machine and for the Clausura 2020 they decided to sign him.
Its market value was 1.8 million euros and the cement group disbursed 2.9 million euros for your file with a link until December 2022.
Currently, a year and a half after hiring his services, the player became the Mvp of Liga MX. He was named the figure of the Guard1anes Clausura 2021 tournament and managed to be champion with Cruz Azul to win the ninth league title and break the drought of more than 23 years.
He remained a regular in the ownership within the First Division and has managed to participate in 52 games, scored eight goals and given 12 assists with the celestial painting, in addition, its value in the market increased to 8 million euros and it has aroused the interest of several of the most important clubs in Mexican football and has even been linked to European football.
As if that were not enough, at the end of 2019 he received his first call-up at the absolute level of the Mexican team, in fact, he had no previous step through any of the inferiors of the national team, Gerardo Martino gave him his first chance and since then he has remained in the most recent calls.
Since then, he has registered eight commitments wearing the Tricolor shirt, five in friendly matches and three in the Concacaf Nations League, where he was already able to score his first goal. Now, at 26 years of age, he is in his footballing prime and has a great future projection with great expectations.