Player Details


Roman Celentano

Date of Birth

9.14.2000 (22)


Naperville, IL



Position Detail


Preferred Side


Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24

Player Category

Generation adidas
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Roman Celentano was drafted by FC Cincinnati No. 2 overall in MLS SuperDraft 2022 on January 12, 2022. He was added to the roster as a Generation adidas player.

COLLEGE (Indiana): Celentano became the first goalkeeper in Big Ten history to win the conference’s Goalkeeper of the Year award multiple times in a career, doing so in consecutive seasons … In 2021, he recorded a career-high 11 shutouts, including seven consecutive clean sheets in the month of October, the second-longest single-season streak in Indiana program history … a two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection, Celentano twice earned Best XI first-team recognition from Top Drawer Soccer … as a sophomore in the 2020-21 season, he was named a second-team All-American by United Soccer Coaches after conceding just six goals in 1490 minutes of action and registering a 0.36 goals-against-average … Celentano’s stellar play helped Indiana advance to the 2020 NCAA National Championship against Marshall, where he was named the Defensive Most Outstanding Player of the tournament … ended his collegiate career with a record of 37-10-5, allowing just 33 goals in 52 matches.