Player Details


Cristian Martinez


5' 7"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

2.6.1997 (26)


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 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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