Roger Martínez

Roger Beyker Martínez Tobinson (American Spanish: [ˈroʝeɾ maɾˈtines]; born 23 June 1994) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Liga MX club América and the Colombia national team.

Roger Martínez
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Martínez in 2018
Personal information
Full name Roger Beyker Martínez Tobinson
Date of birth (1994-06-23) 23 June 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
América
Number 9
Youth career
Estudiantil Porteño
2011 Boca Juniors
2011 Argentinos Juniors
2012 Racing Club
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Racing Club 24 (5)
2014Deportivo (loan) 9 (0)
2015Aldosivi (loan) 26 (6)
2016–2018 Jiangsu Suning 30 (17)
2018Villarreal (loan) 8 (1)
2018– América 56 (12)
National team
2015–2016 Colombia Olympic 4 (5)
2016– Colombia 18 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2019

Club careerEdit

Martínez was born in Cartagena, Colombia.

Villarreal CFEdit

In January 2018, La Liga side Villarreal announced the signing of Martínez on loan from Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning with a purchase option for the end of the season.[1][2] In June 2018, Villarreal exercised the option to sign Martínez and immediately sold him to Liga MX side Club América.[3][4]

AméricaEdit

In June 2018, Martinez was confirmed by Liga MX side Club América as their newest signing from Villarreal. His debut was on 22 July 2018 against Club Necaxa, scoring his first goal in the 2-1 defeat.

International careerEdit

Martínez was included in coach José Pekerman's squad for the Copa América Centenario. He made his debut with Colombia on 29 May 2016 in a friendly match against Haiti, scoring Colombia's third goal in their 3–1 win.

International goalsEdit

As of 15 June 2019[5]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 29 May 2016 Marlins Park, Miami, United States   Haiti 3–1 3–1 Friendly
2 15 June 2019 Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil   Argentina 1–0 2–0 2019 Copa América

HonoursEdit

América

Individual

  • Chinese FA Cup Most Valuable Player: 2016[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Church, Michael. "Villarreal agree deal to sign Jiangsu Suning's Roger Martinez". ESPN FC. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  2. ^ Mata, Javier (7 January 2018). "El Villarreal confirma la cesión del delantero Roger Martínez". AS (in Spanish). Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Roger Martínez, traspasado al Club América". Villarreal CF (in Spanish). 26 June 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  4. ^ "BIENVENIDO ROGER MARTÍNEZ". Club América (in Spanish). 26 June 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  5. ^ Roger Martínez at Soccerway
  6. ^ 足协杯奖项:R马荣膺最佳球员 斯帅获最佳教练

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