Ronald Federico Araújo da Silva (born 7 March 1999) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Spanish club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team.
Born in Rivera, Araujo joined Rentistas from hometown club Huracán de Rivera. He made his senior debut with the former on 24 September 2016, coming on as a late substitute in a 1–0 Segunda División away win against Tacuarembó.
Araújo scored his first senior goal on December 9, 2016, netting the equalizer in a 2–2 home draw against Central Español. He became a regular starter during the 2017 season, and scored a hat-trick in a 3–2 away win over Villa Española on 17 June of that year.
On 28 July 2017, Araújo joined Primera División side Boston River. He made his debut in the category on 18 September, replacing Maximiliano Sigales late into a 1–0 home success over El Tanque Sisley.
On 29 August 2018, Araújo signed a five-year contract with FC Barcelona for a fee of €1.7 million, plus €3.5 million in variables; he was initially assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B.
On 6 October 2019, Araújo made his senior debut in La Liga, coming off the bench to replace Jean-Clair Todibo in the 73rd minute, in a 4–0 home win against Sevilla FC. However, he was sent off in the 86th minute for tackling Javier Hernández.
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams