Hernán Pertúz

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Hernán Pertúz
Personal information
Full name Hernán Enrique Pertúz Ortega
Date of birth (1989-03-31) March 31, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Barranquilla, Colombia
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Medellín 57 (2)
2012 FC Dallas (loan) 30 (1)
2013– Medellín 26 (0)
National team
2009 Colombia U20 8 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 20, 2012.

Hernán Pertúz (born March 31, 1989 in Barranquilla) is a Colombian footballer who currently plays as a defender for Independiente Medellín.

Club career[edit]

Pertúz began his career in the youth ranks of top Colombian club Independiente Medellín. He made his first team debut on November 27, 2011 in a 3-4 loss to Once Caldas. During the 2009 season Pertúz helped Medellín to a first-place finish in the Torneo Finalización and a Copa Mustang II title. On January 3, 2011, Pertúz signed with FC Dallas of Major League Soccer.[1]

On December 20, 2012, after making 30 appearances and scoring one goal in what turned out to be his loan stint with Dallas, it was announced that Pertúz had not come into terms with Dallas and would be returting to Independiente.[2]

International career[edit]

Hernán Pertúz was a member of the Colombia national under-20 football team that participated in the 2009 South American Youth Championship. He was a key player for the side scoring three goals in the competition.


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