How he joined the Club: Selected by the Fire as the fourth overall pick in the 2018 MLS Waiver Draft … Signed on Jan. 24, 2019.
2019 (CHICAGO FIRE): Made his fifth appearance of the season on May 25 in a 1-1 draw against New York City FC ... Made his third appearance of the season on April 28 in a 1-0 loss against the Montreal Impact ... Made his second appearance for the Fire in a 1-1 draw against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on April 12 ... Made his club debut on March 2 in a 2-1 loss against the LA Galaxy.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Began his professional career in 2012 with Chorrillo of the Liga Panameña de Fútbol, the highest level of football in Panama … Recorded three goals and one assist in 37 appearances through the course of his five-year span with Chorrillo … Martinez joined the Fire after after three seasons with Columbus Crew SC … Made 27 appearances (14 starts) with Crew SC, tallying recorded one goal and two assists ... Saw action in one postseason match for Crew SC on Nov. 11, 2018 in a 3-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls.
INTERNATIONAL (PANAMA): Earned seven caps for the Panama National Team in senior competitions … Made his senior-team debut for Panama in a 1-0 victory over El Salvador on Feb. 18, 2016.