Víctor Bernárdez began his career in La Ceiba club Vida. His play with Vida earned him a move to top Honduran side Motagua. Nicknamed Muma, he was linked to Anderlecht as well as many Major League Soccer teams in the winter market. However, in January 2009, it became official that he had been loaned to Anderlecht for six months. He scored his first goal for the team on 7 February 2009 against Mons during his second appearance with the squad. In January 2011, Bernárdez was sent to Lierse S.K. on a five month loan. Later in the year he was again sent on loan, this time to Mexican club Indios de Ciudad Juárez. Bernárdez was an important player for Indios appearing in 11 matches and scoring 3 goals.