FIFA World Cup: All you need to know about Sergio Romero

Jul 11, 2014, 08:19 IST | Agencies

After his heroics took Argentina into the World Cup final, we give you some interesting tidbits about the goalkeeper

1. Romero arrived in Brazil with precious little playing time under his belt at French Ligue 1 side Monaco

Sergio Romero
Sergio Romero

2. In a twist of fate, he was taught to stop penalties by Dutch coach Louis van Gaal, from the pair's time as coach and player at Dutch side AZ Alkmaar

3. He helped Argetina's U-20 side win the world title in 2007, and claimed Olympic gold in Beijing in 2008

4. Romero survived the avalanche of goals at the 2010 World Cup when Germany brushed the South Americans aside 4-0, and the custodian has justified the fate manager has Sabella has posed in him


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