Williams Martínez

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Not to be confused with another Uruguayan footballer, William Martínez.
Williams Martínez
Personal information
Full name Williams Guillermo Martínez Fracchia
Date of birth (1982-12-18) 18 December 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Montevideo, Uruguay
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Palestino
Number
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2007 Defensor Sporting 93 (8)
2006 West Brom (loan) 2 (1)
2008–2009 Valenciennes FC 7 (0)
2008–2009 Stade de Reims (loan) 17 (0)
2009–2010 Defensor Sporting 23 (0)
2010–2011 Chacarita Juniors 32 (0)
2011 Huachipato 7 (0)
2012 Palestino 0 (0)
2012 Cerro Porteño ? (?)
2013- River Plate ? (?)
National team
2003 Uruguay 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:03, 24 September 2010 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Williams Martínez, full name Williams Guillermo Martínez Fracchia (born 18 December 1982 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer. He currently plays as a defender for River Plate of the Uruguayan Primera División.

Career[edit]

Martínez signed on loan for West Bromwich Albion of the Premier League in January 2006 until the end of the season, and made his Premier League debut as a half-time substitute against Fulham at Craven Cottage on 11 February 2006, a 6–1 defeat. He scored his first goal for the English club on 7 May 2006, an away game at Everton,[1] also his first start for the club, but was also to concede a late penalty that gave Everton a 2–2 draw.

In January 2008, he signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Valenciennes, and was loaned to Reims for the 2008-09 season. On 17 August 2009 upon his request, he was released by Valenciennes and signed by his former club Defensor Sporting.

International career[edit]

He made his Uruguayan debut in the 2003 Lunar New Year Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Everton 2–2 West Brom". BBC. 7 May 2006. Retrieved 30 November 2009. 

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