Pablo Armero


Full NamePablo Estífer Armero

BornNovember 2, 1986

Height1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)


RoleLeft-back / Left winger


Pablo was born on 2nd of November, 1986. He is a Colombian professional footballer. He was born in Tumaco, Colombia. He plays as a left back carrying a jersey number 27. He is currently representing the club América de Cali. He plays for the Colombia national football team. He was nicknamed Miñía which is used to refer infants.


He made his senior club debut in the year 2004 representing América de Cali. His international debut came in the year 2008 representing the Colombian national team in a 5-2 win margin against Venezuela. He started as a Left back in his debut match.

Rise to glory

He is popularly known for his speed and cross abilities. He was instrumental in América de Cali winning their 13th championship title. Having moved to Palmeiras, he was the first choice for the left back position. He helped Palmeiras in reaching the semi finals of the Sãoulo State Championship.

He represented the Colombian under-17 team in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship and was later added into the senior team in the year 2008 for his form and performance for the club América de Cali. He was in the squad of the Colombian national team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals. He scored a goal in the opening match against Greece in a 3-0 victory.

Club career

He started his senior club career with América de Cali in the year 2004 for 4 years till 2008. He played for Palmeiras till the year 2010 before shifting to Udinese till 2013. He had a short stint worth Napoli for a year till 2014 before being loaned to Milan and Flamengo till 2016. He was transferred to Bahia in 2017 and is currently loaned to América de Cali.


He scored 2 goals in his 68 international appearances playing for the Colombian national team. He scored 11 goals in his entire club career being a defender in 271 appearances.

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