|Birth Day:||February 22, 1987|
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He debuted professionally for Racing Club in 2006.
Romero passed from the youth to the first team of Racing Club in 2006, making his debut in the Argentine Primera División. Romero appeared in the substitute bench throughout the 2005 season. Throughout the 2006 season, he continued to be in the substitute bench. Despite this, he signed his first professional contract with the club.
After being called up by Sergio Batista for the Olympics, He replaced injured Oscar Ustari at the 2008 Summer Olympics football tournament. Prior to that, Romero played in the 2006 Toulon Tournament, where they were eliminated in the Group Stage.
In the 2007 season, Romero found himself competing the first-choice goalkeeper role with José Luis Martínez Gullotta. Romero made his Racing Club debut of Matchday 1 of Torneo Apertura, in a 1–1 draw against Nueva Chicago. However, in the following match, Romero lost his first-choice goalkeeper role to Gustavo Campagnuolo and spent two months on the sidelines. Weeks after signing for AZ when he moved in the summer, Romero made his first appearance in two months on 14 April 2007 against Colón, in a 1–1 draw; followed up by another appearance on 22 April 2007, in a 3–3 draw against Belgrano. After Campagnuolo suffered an injury, Romero made his last appearance for the club on 17 June 2007, in a 4–2 win over Godoy Cruz.
It was announced on 24 March 2007 that Romero signed for AZ, managed by Louis van Gaal, when he joined up the club on 1 July. There, Romero was expected to fight for the first-choice goalkeeper role with Boy Waterman.
Due to an injury to Waterman, Romero made his Eredivisie debut on 30 September 2007 against Heracles Almelo, which went disastrous when he conceded a penalty, resulting in a 2–1 loss. In his second meeting of the season against Twente on 23 February 2008, he kept his first clean sheet for the side, in a 0–0. From that moment on, Romero eventually becoming a regular as the team came 11th.
Romero represented Argentina at the 2007 South American Youth Championship in Paraguay and at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada where on 8 August 2007 Romero was first included in the Argentine selection for a friendly match against Norway and against Australia, which Argentina also went on to win.
In 2008–09, Romero established himself as a first-choice goalkeeper at AZ following the departure of Waterman to ADO Den Haag. Romero kept a 950-minute clean sheet for AZ from November 2008 to February 2009. While keeping a clean sheet, Romero signed a contract with the club, keeping him until 2012. However, on 5 March 2009, he made a mistake which allowed NAC Breda's Nourdin Boukhari to score for a 2–1 defeat in the quarterfinals of the KNVB Cup; he responded after the match by punching the door and walls of his team's changing room, breaking bones in his hand and ruling himself out at a crucial stage of the season. While on the sidelined, AZ won the Eredivisie in the 2008–09 season. He returned on 26 April 2009 after Joey Didulica got injured in a clash with Luis Suárez and played 16 minutes, in a 1–1 draw. At the end of the 2008–09 season, Romero went on to make 31 appearances in all competitions.
In the 2009–10 season, marked the departure of Van Gaal to Bayern Munich and Romero was linked a move away from AZ, with Juventus and Bayern Munich keen on signing him, but stayed at the club throughout the summer. In the Johan Cruyff Shield, Romero started the season well when he helped AZ win 5–1 against Heerenveen to win the title. As he continued to be a first choice goalkeeper, Romero made his UEFA Champions League on Matchday 1 of the Group Stage, in a 1–0 loss against Olympiacos. However, a week later, he suffered a knee injury that sidelined for a week. A week later, he returned to the first team from injury on 3 October 2009, in a 1–0 win over NAC Breda. However, in a 1–0 win over Sparta Rotterdam on 21 March 2010, Romero suffered an injury in the first half and was substituted as a result. Following this, it was announced that he would be out of the season, putting his place in the World Cup in doubt. At the end of the 2009–10 season, Romero went on to make 36 appearances in all competitions despite injuries.
Romero was called up to the full senior side by then coach Diego Maradona debuting on 9 September 2009 in a 1–0 FIFA World Cup qualifying loss against Paraguay and playing in the win against Uruguay in Montevideo that saw Argentina qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He played in all five of Argentina's World Cup matches which ended at the quarter-final stage. During which, Romero found himself competing the first choice goalkeeper role with Juan Pablo Carrizo.
In the 2010–11 season, Romero missed the start of the season, due to international commitment and injury. It wasn't until on 19 September 2010 when he made his first appearance of the season, in a 1–0 win over NEC. Eleven days later, on 30 September 2010, Romero made his UEFA Europa League debut, in a 4–1 loss against BATE Borisov in the Group Stage. However, by February, Romero was out of the first team for the second time this season, due to international commitment and ankle injury. After spending a month on the sidelines, Romero returned to the first team from injury on 2 April 2011, in a 1–0 win over Feyenoord. At the end of the 2010–11 season, Romero went on to make 31 appearances in all competitions.
On 22 August 2011, Romero was signed for €2.1 million on a 4-year contract by Sampdoria, which had been relegated the previous season to Serie B. Upon joining the club, Romero said his aim is to help the club reach promotion to Serie A.
In his second season at Sampdoria, Romero continued to remain a first choice goalkeeper this season following the injury of second choice goalkeeper, Angelo da Costa Júnior. Romero then made his Serie A debut, in the opening match of the season, where he kept a clean sheet, in a 1–0 win over A.C. Milan. But in a match against Parma on 21 October 2012, Romero was sent-off in the 34th minute for conceding a penalty, in a 2–1 loss. At the end of the 2012–13 season, Romero went on to make 33 appearances in all competitions despite appearing on the substitute for the last three remaining league matches amid to rumors of leaving the club. However, this was denied by Romero, who stated that he is committed to stay at the club.
He is married to fellow Argentine Eliana Guercio, with whom he has a daughter. In September 2012, Romero became a father for the second time when his wife gave birth to a second child, which caused him to miss a match.
For the 2013–14 season, Romero was loaned to Monaco of Ligue 1. Romero later reflected his move to Monaco, stating that he doesn't regret his choices. Romero made his AS Monaco debut, in the third round of Coupe da La League, in a 1–0 loss against Stade de Reims on 30 October 2013. It wasn't until on 12 April 2014 when he made his league debut, in a 1–0 win over Rennes. Second choice behind Danijel Subašić, he played three league matches as the team finished as runners-up to Paris Saint-Germain, but was first choice in the cup competitions, playing six times.
After his return to Sampdoria, he was most often the backup to Emiliano Viviano. But following Viviano's injury, Romero had an opportunity when he made his first appearance on 19 October 2014, in a 2–2 draw against Cagliari Calcio. Romero had a handful of first team opportunities playing throughout 2014 until Viviano return in early 2015. In the January transfer window, Romero's lack of first team opportunities, prompted him to leave the club in January, but this never happened. From that moment on, Romero returned as a second choice goalkeeper and never played again, as he appeared on the substitute bench, as well as, injury. At the end of the 2014–15 season, Romero went on to make eleven appearances in all competitions.
Romero was Argentina's starting goalkeeper at the 2014 FIFA World Cup despite lack of first team opportunities whilst at Monaco. In the semi-final, he earned himself Man of the Match by saving kicks from Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder as Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4–2 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final. On 11 July 2014, Romero was named on the three-man shortlist for FIFA's Golden Glove award for the tournament's best goalkeeper due to his performances that led his team to the final.
Following this, Romero was released by the club at the end of the 2014–15 season when his contract came to an end, which he confirmed his release on 6 June 2015. It came after when the club allowed Romero to leave the club at the end of the season.
On 27 July 2015, Manchester United completed the signing of Romero on a free transfer. He penned a three-year contract, with the option to extend for a further year, and reunited with his former AZ manager Louis van Gaal. Upon joining the club, Romero was given the number 20 shirt, saying: "There was a misunderstanding between myself and the manager, Van Gaal. He asked me what squad number I wanted, and I said 22. But he must have thought I'd said 21 because he told me if I wanted that number, I would have to go and speak with Ander Herrera. Anyway, it turned out Nick Powell had recently changed to 22, so I just said that no.20 would do fine."
With David de Gea withdrawn from the squad amidst transfer speculation, and Víctor Valdés out of favour with manager Van Gaal, Romero made his Premier League debut on 8 August 2015 as the season opened with a 1–0 victory against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. His distribution was described as "nervy" but produced two crucial saves that helped United win the match. He did not concede in his first three league matches for United. After de Gea failed to leave the club in the summer he returned to the first team, which resulted in Romero becoming the second choice goalkeeper. Despite this, Romero was first choice in cup competitions.
At the 2015 Copa América, Romero saved from Juan Camilo Zúñiga in the penalty shoot-out at the end of Argentina's goalless quarter-final against Colombia in Viña del Mar; although three takers did not score their penalties, this was the only save.
In his second season at Manchester United, Romero continued to be the first choice goalkeeper in cup competitions, including the club's Europa League campaign, which new manager José Mourinho explained that he deserved to play in. Romero kept his first clean sheet of the season on 29 September 2016, in a 1–0 win over Zorya Luhansk. Romero's performance in a 4–0 win over Feyenoord was praised by pundits. Following this, Romero kept three more clean sheets in the UEFA Europa League matches, in which he kept two in both legs against Saint-Étienne. In the second leg of a match against Rostov, Romero made a crucial save from Christian Noboa’s free-kick, which helped Manchester United progress to the next round. Romero rejected a move back to his homeland with Boca Juniors in the January transfer window. Romero played in the 2017 Europa League final in which he kept a clean sheet in a 2–0 victory over Ajax.
On 16 July 2017, Romero was reported to have signed contract extension with the Manchester United until 2021.
On 21 May 2018, Romero was named in Argentina's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia by manager Jorge Sampaoli, but was later ruled out of the tournament due to a knee injury suffered the day after the announcement.
Sergio married Eliana Guercio in 2008. They have two daughters, Yazmin and Chloe.
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