Walter Martínez (footballer)
Martínez in 2013
|Full name||Walter Julián Martínez Ramos|
|Date of birth||28 March 1982|
|Place of birth||Tegucigalpa, Honduras|
|Date of death||11 August 2019(aged 37)|
|Place of death||New York City, United States|
|Playing position||Striker, midfielder|
|2013||San Jose Earthquakes||15||(2)|
|2014–2015||Club Xelajú MC||18||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
On 27 January 2007, Diario Deportivo Diez confirmed that he would play for Beijing Guoan of China, where he would play four seasons over two separate spells. In July 2010 he was presented there for his second stint.
After his contract with Chongqing ended, Martínez had a trial with Major League Soccer side Colorado Rapids in January 2013 and D.C. United in February 2013. On 15 March 2013, Martínez signed with the San Jose Earthquakes.
Martínez made his debut for Honduras in a November 2002 friendly match against Colombia and has earned a total of 49 caps, scoring 12 goals. He has represented his country in 8 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played in all three of his country's games at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He also played at the 2003 and 2009 UNCAF Nations Cups and the 2011 Copa Centroamericana, as well as at the 2009 and 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cups.
- Desafíe a Ismael – La Prensa (in Spanish)
- Walter Martínez regresa al Beijing Guoan – Diez (in Spanish)
- El Peri Martínez cambió la agenda del Alavés – Fútbol de Honduras (in Spanish)
- Honduran forward Walter 'Pery' Martinez on trial with Rapids – Colorado Rapids
- Walter Martínez entrenará con el DC United – Diez (in Spanish)
- Walter Martínez – FIFA competition record
- Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup 2003 – Details – RSSSF
- Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup 2009 – Details – RSSSF
- UNCAF (Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup) 2011 – Details – RSSSF
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2009 – Full Details – RSSSF
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2011 – Full Details – RSSSF
- "Falleció el ex seleccionado hondureño Walter Pery Martínez". AS USA (in Spanish). 11 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
- Walter Martínez at National-Football-Teams.com