Tránsito Montepeque

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Tránsito Montepeque
Personal information
Full name Tránsito Eduardo Montepeque Linares
Date of birth (1980-12-16) December 16, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Sipacate, Guatemala
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Cobán Imperial
2005 Xelajú MC
2006–2015[1] Comunicaciones 71 (26)
National team
2004– Guatemala 19 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Montepeque and the second or maternal family name is Linares.

Tránsito Montepeque (born 16 December 1980) is a Guatemalan footballer currently free agent.[2]

Club career[edit]

Montepeque only made his top division debut for Coban Imperial when already 23 years old, but immediately scored a winning extra-time goal which won the club a historic first (and only) league title. He then moved to Comunicaciones where his playing time has, so far, been limited due to the presence of the Costa Rican striker Rolando Fonseca and the Guatemalan national team player Dwight Pezzarossi.[3] With the departure of both Fonseca and Pezzarossi, Montepeque has been a prominent striker for the club.

On 1 October 2011 Montepeque scored the fastest goal since the Apertura and Clausura tournament format was introduced in 1999. He netted the first goal of a 3-1 win for Comunicaciones against Heredia 9 seconds into the match.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Transito has a younger cousin named Jean Carlos Montepeque who also plays for Comunicaciones as a defender.

International career[edit]

Montepeque made his debut for Guatemala in a July 2004 friendly match against El Salvador and has, as of January 2010, earned a total of 19 caps, scoring 5 goals. He has so far only represented his country in friendly matches.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list. Guatemala's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 22 August 2007 Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama  Panama 1-0 1-2 Friendly match
2 4 September 2010 Lockhart Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, USA  Nicaragua 1-0 5-0 Friendly match
3 4 September 2010 Lockhart Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, USA  Nicaragua 5-0 5-0 Friendly match
4 7 September 2010 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA  El Salvador 2-0 2-0 Friendly match
5 17 November 2010 Kennesaw State University Soccer Stadium, Marietta, USA  Guyana 1-0 3-0 Friendly match

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