|Full name||Melvin Yovany Valladares Castillo|
|Date of birth||14 July 1984|
|Place of birth||Tegucigalpa, Honduras|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Midfielder or Forward|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 November 2009
Valladares made his professional debut for Municipal Valencia on 6 August 2004 against Real España before joining Real España himself after the 2005 Apertura. He would score 14 goals for them over a 5 year-period. In November 2009, he went on a trial with Tottenham Hotspur after being recommended by Wilson Palacios.
He joined Motagua before the 2012 Clausura.
Valladares made his debut for Honduras in a March 2007 friendly match against El Salvador and has, as of March 2013, earned a total of 14 caps, scoring 2 goals. He has represented his country in 2 FIFA World Cup qualification match and played at the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
His most recent international was an April 2010 friendly match against Venezuela.
|1||11 July 2009||Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, United States||Grenada||3–0||4–0||2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|2||12 August 2009||Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras||Costa Rica||3–0||4–0||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Desafíe a Ismael - La Prensa (in Spanish)
- Skysports.com – Striker waits on Spurs – 24 November 2009
- Melvin Valladares ya está en México - Diez (in Spanish)
- Melvin Valladares primera contratación de Dorados de Sinola - Fútbol de Honduras (in Spanish)
- ElHeraldo.hn – Melvin Valladares, la nueva contratación de Motagua – 5 December 2011
- Melvin Valladares – FIFA competition record
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2009 - Full Details Archived 2014-07-26 at the Wayback Machine. - RSSSF