Martín Galván

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Martín Galván
Personal information
Full name Martín Luis Galván Romo
Date of birth (1993-02-14) 14 February 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Acapulco, Mexico
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Cruz Azul
Number 74
Youth career
2006–2008 Cruz Azul
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Cruz Azul 3 (0)
2011-2012 Cruz Azul Hidalgo (loan) 4 (2)
2013 Cruz Azul Hidalgo (loan) 3 (0)
National team
2009-2011 Mexico U-17 6 (5)
2012– Mexico U-20 5 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 May 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Martín Luis Galván Romo (born February 14, 1993 in Acapulco, Guerrero) is a Mexican footballer. He currently plays for Cruz Azul.

Club career[edit]

On January 5, 2008, Galván debuted in an official match in the InterLiga tournament as an 85th-minute substitute against Monterrey becoming the youngest professional player in Mexican football history at 14 years and 325 days of age. The match ended in a 1–0 win for Cruz Azul.[1]

Galván made his debut in the league November 2008, coming on as a sub against Indios.

Cruz Azul Hidalgo[edit]

In the 2011/12 season, Galván transferred to Cruz Azul's affiliate team Cruz Azul Hidalgo. He made four appearances in the Ascenso MX league, scoring two goals.

Galván rejoined Cruz Azul Hidalgo on loan in January 2013.[2]

International career[edit]

Mexico U-17[edit]

He is part of the Mexico national Under-17 football team. In the 2009 CONCACAF U17 Championship he scored 3 goals in 3 appearances. He scored his 4th goal in a match against Nigata and scored his 5th goal in a match against Japan in the tournament "International of soccer Nigata 2009." Unfortunately, he missed the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup because he was reprimanded for indiscipline.[3]

Mexico U-20[edit]

Galván has so far made 5 appearances for the Mexico U-20, scoring 3 goals.

Club career statistics[edit]

(correct as of April 8, 2013)
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Cruz Azul 2007-08 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2008-09 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6 0 0
2009-10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010-11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cruz Azul Hidalgo 2011-12 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0
Cruz Azul 2012-13 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Cruz Azul Hidalgo 2012-13 3 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 8 1 0
Career Total 10 2 0 10 1 0 3 0 0 23 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ French, Scott (2008-01-05). "Cruz gets first win in InterLiga history". InterLiga 2008 official site. Archived from the original on 2008-03-07. Retrieved 2008-01-06. 
  2. ^ http://www.football.com/en-gb/mart%C3%ADn-galvan/
  3. ^ "Martín Galván se queda sin Mundial" (in Spanish). Mediotiempo.com. Retrieved Oct 8, 2008.