Player Details

Name

Cristian Martinez

Height

5' 7"

Weight

174 lbs

Date of Birth

2.6.1997 (24)

Position

Midfielder
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

How he joined the Club: Selected by the Fire as the fourth overall pick in the 2018 MLS Waiver Draft … Signed on Jan. 24, 2019.

2019 (CHICAGO FIRE): Loaned to Las Vegas Lights FC on August 23 … Recorded nine appearances and two goals in his first season with Lights FC … Recorded five appearances for the Chicago Fire from March 2 - May 25.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Began his professional career in 2012 with Chorrillo of the Liga Panameña de Fútbol, the highest level of football in Panama … Recorded three goals and one assist in 37 appearances through the course of his five-year span with Chorrillo … Martinez joined the Fire after after three seasons with Columbus Crew SC … Made 27 appearances (14 starts) with Crew SC, tallying recorded one goal and two assists ... Saw action in one postseason match for Crew SC on Nov. 11, 2018 in a 3-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls.

INTERNATIONAL (PANAMA): Earned seven caps for the Panama National Team in senior competitions … Made his senior-team debut for Panama in a 1-0 victory over El Salvador on Feb. 18, 2016.

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