Morena started as a professional soccer player in 1968 with Racing Club de Montevideo, which he left in 1969, signing for the nearby team; River Plate from Montevideo where he played until 1972. Morena joined Peñarol in 1973, in his first run with the club he won four Uruguayan Primera championships. He was top scorer in the Uruguayan soccer league six consecutive years between 1973 and 1978, and was top scorer in the Copa Libertadores in 1974 and 1975.
In 1979 Morena signed up with the Spanish soccer team Rayo Vallecano, but spent just one season there before changing to Valencia in 1980. Morena returned to Peñarol in 1981 where he helped the team win two more Uruguayan league titles in 1981 and 1982, they also won the Copa de Oro in 1981, the Copa Libertadores in 1982, and the 1982 Intercontinental Cup.
In 1983 Morena joined Brazilian soccer team Flamengo and in 1984 he played for Boca Juniors of Argentina. He finished his professional career in Peñarol in 1985.
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