Cristian Martínez (Andorran footballer)

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Cristian Martínez
Andorra national football team - Cristian Martínez (001).jpg
Personal information
Full name Cristian Martínez Alejo
Date of birth (1989-10-16) 16 October 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Andorra la Vella, Andorra
Playing position Right winger
Club information
Current team
FC Santa Coloma
Number 16
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 FC Andorra
2013–2014 Lusitanos 18 (9)
2014– FC Santa Coloma 36 (31)
National team
2009– Andorra 48 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 May 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 February 2017

Cristian Martínez Alejo (born 16 October 1989) is an Andorran footballer who plays as a right winger for FC Santa Coloma and the Andorra national team.

Career[edit]

Born in Andorra la Vella,[1] Martínez began his senior club career with FC Andorra in 2009, making his international debut later that same year.[2][3] Martínez had also represented Andorra at youth level, playing for the under-17, under-19, and under-21 national teams.[4]

Martinez scored a goal against Ireland in a UEFA Euro 2012 qualification match.[5] On 22 February 2017, he concluded a 2–0 friendly away win over San Marino, ending a run of 86 defeats.[6]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Andorra's goal tally first.[7]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 September 2010 Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland  Republic of Ireland 1–2 1–3 UEFA Euro 2012 qualification
2. 22 February 2017 Stadio Olimpico di Serravalle, Serravalle, San Marino  San Marino 2–0 2–0 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ Un any de somni per al Kiki (Catalan)
  2. ^ Cristian Martínez at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ Cristian MartínezFIFA competition record
  4. ^ Cristian MartínezUEFA competition record
  5. ^ "Republic of Ireland 3-1 Andorra". BBC Sport. 7 September 2010. Retrieved 20 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "Andorra Has Finally Ended The Longest-Running Losing Streak In International Football". Esquire. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  7. ^ Cristian Martínez at Soccerway. Retrieved 28 September 2016.