Martínez while playing for Club América
|Full name||Osvaldo David Martínez Arce|
|Date of birth||8 April 1986|
|Place of birth||Luque, Paraguay|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 August 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 25 May 2015
Osvaldo Martínez began his career with Club Libertad in 2003, playing in over 150 matches and winning four league titles before transferring to Mexican club Monterrey in 2008. While at Monterrey, Martínez would play in over 100 matches, winning two league titles, an Interliga in 2010, and a CONCACAF Champions League trophy in 2011. He moved again, this time to Atlante in 2011.
In January 2013, it was announced that Martínez was sold to Club América. In his first tournament América won the league title, defeating Cruz Azul on penalties, with Martínez scoring the third kick for América. He would win another league title the following year, as well as another CONCACAF Champions League in 2015.
Martínez has been capped 32 times for the Paraguay national team, scoring one goal. He made his debut on 15 October 2008, in a FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifying match in Asunción against Peru. In 2015 Martínez announced his retirement from the national team, yet he came out of international retirement and played with Paraguay in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers in March 2016.
|1.||12 October 2010||Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand||New Zealand||0–2||0–2||Friendly|
Osvaldo is currently married to Giselle Martínez, with whom he has one child. The couple currently reside in Mexico City.