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Martin “Pulpo” Zuñiga

Goal Keeper

Nationality :Mexican
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Martin “El Pulpo” Zuñiga with Chivas playing in Mexican League

Martin Roberto Zúñiga Hernandez better known as “El Pulpo” Zúñiga (The Octopus), was born in Tampico (Mexico) and is a Mexican former  goalkeeper. He is most recognized for his involvement in 1st division Mexican Soccer or Liga MX and Major League Soccer also known as MLS. He was capped with the Mexico national football team.
Martin made his debut in the 1992-93 season, on March 13, 1993 for Club Tigres UANL in a match against Deportivo Toluca. In the 1995 season he was moved to the Chivas de Guadalajara where he would win the summer of ’97 championship and obtain a sub-championship in the winter of ’98. Being part of the national elections, Martin helped Mexico obtain 3rd place in the 1997 Copa América. After many seasons with the Chivas de Guadalajara, Martin joined Chivas USA in the MLS to end his career.

Martin “El Pulpo” with Chivas, Summer 1997

Arturo Sotillo and Martin “El Pulpo”

Martín “El Pulpo” Zuñiga in the Chivas Legends match