Néstor Martínez

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Néstor Martínez
Personal information
Full name Néstor Fernando Martínez Norales
Date of birth (1981-03-13) March 13, 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Livingston,[1] Guatemala
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2006 Comunicaciones 69 (3)
2006–2009 Deportivo Marquense 25 (0)
2009 Deportivo Petapa
National team
2002–2007 Guatemala 51 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 February 2010
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 February 2010

Néstor Martínez (born March 13, 1981) is a Guatemalan football defender who most recently played for Deportivo Petapa of Guatemala's second division.

Club career[edit]

Martínez started his professional career at local giants Comunicaciones before moving to Deportivo Marquense in 2006. In summer 2009 he joined Petapa,[2] but in November 2009 he was deemed surplus to requirements.[3]

International career[edit]

Martínez made his debut for Guatemala as a late substitute in an October 2002 friendly match against Jamaica and went on to collect a total of 51 caps, scoring no goals. He has represented his country in 11 FIFA World Cup qualification matches [4] and at the 2003,[5] 2005[6] and 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup[7] Finals as well as at the 2003,[8] 2005[9] and 2007[10] UNCAF Cup tournaments.

His final international was a November 2007 friendly match, also against Jamaica.

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