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Jackson Martínez is a well-remembered attacker in Mexican soccer. The passage of the Colombian through Chiapas jaguars It allowed him to take the big leap in his career. The former South American striker retired from soccer at the age of 34. But after 2 years of absence, the “Coffee Maker” would come out of retirement to score a few more goals in Colombia.
The Colombian goalscorer was one of the first players to he left for Chinese football at the height of his career. From 2016 to 2020, Martínez belonged to GZ Evergrande. But in that last year the South American signed for the Portimonense from Portugal, the club where he finished his professional career.
But the former Atlético de Madrid striker would have an extra reserve of gunpowder in his boots. According to information from journalist Pipe Sierra, Jackson Martínez would sign a new contract with Deportivo Independiente de Medellín in Colombia. It is worth mentioning that this South American club was the one that formed the feared attacker of Aztec football. At 36 years old, “Cha Cha Chá” would return to the courts with the team that saw him born.
Liga MX propelled Martínez’s career
Mexican soccer was, without a doubt, the league that catapulted the career of “La Pantera”. Martínez joined Jaguares de Chiapas in 2010 and in 3 seasons he managed to score 36 goals and distribute 9 assists in 69 games. The performance of the Colombian in the Liga MX allowed him to make the leap to Porto de Portugal. It is worth mentioning that the Aztec team is the second team where “Cafetero” scored the most goals, only behind his 92 goals in the Portuguese team.
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