Bio
Claudio Martin
Born: 1962-01-31
Intl. since: 1998-01-01
Hometown: Rosario
Country: Argentina
Speaks: Spanish
Occupation:
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From the big city of Rosario (born on January 31st, 1962), Claudio Martín became an international referee in 1999 after two years refereeing in Argentinan 1st division league. His first match was Estudiantes de la Plata-Banfield. Tall and serious, he says that his most important skill as a referee was his strong personality.

Superclásico 2004

Although Martín didn´t officiate in big FIFA international tournaments (except for FIFA U-20 WC in Argentina 2001), he refereed a lot of important matches in Argentinian league and also in Copa Libertadores. His most important game was the Libertadores semi-final between Boca Juniors and River Plate in 2004, where he had to deal with a big skirmish in the middle of the match, after which he showed three red cards.

Problems

After having a lot of physical problems in his back, Martín decided to retire in 2007. One of his last big games was one played between Estudiantes and River Plate in La Plata, in the AFA Apertura 2006-2007, tournament that was finally won by Estudiantes .

Did you know
STRONG PERSONALITY

  • After retiring, Martín confessed that he was an enthusiastic supporter of Rosario Central, one of the two big football teams from his hometown.
Statistics
Statistics for CLAUDIO MARTIN
Totals Home Away Total
Penalties 1 2 3
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 71 73 144
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 12 10 22
Averages Home Away Total
Penalties 0.03 0.06 0.04
Fouls 0 0 0
Yellow 2.03 2.09 2.06
YellowRed 0 0 0
Red 0.34 0.29 0.31

Based on 35 international matches

Matches
MATCHES FOR CLAUDIO MARTIN
Date Score Yellow Red Penalties Fouls
Copa Sudamericana 2006
1/2 finalsAtletico ParanaensePachuca2006-11-150 - 1 7 (3-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Sudamericana 2005
preliminariesUniversidad CatólicaAlianza Atletico2005-08-305 - 0 2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Sudamericana 2004
preliminariesBoca JuniorsSan Lorenzo2004-09-292 - 1 6 (3-3)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Libertadores 2004
1/2 finalsBoca JuniorsRiver Plate2004-06-101 - 0 8 (3-5)3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
1/4 finalsSantos FCOnce Caldas2004-05-191 - 1 5 (1-4)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSão CaetanoPeñarol2004-04-081 - 1 7 (3-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageBarcelona SC (ecu)Santos FC2004-03-031 - 3 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageAlianza LimaSao Paulo2004-02-111 - 2 4 (2-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2006 qualifiers - S. America
BoliviaChile2004-03-300 - 2 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
UruguayChile2003-11-152 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Sudamericana u23 2004
group stageChile OTBrazil OT2004-01-151 - 1 5 (3-2)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageBrazil OTUruguay OT2004-01-111 - 1 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageChile OTUruguay OT2004-01-073 - 0 7 (3-4)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Sudamericana 2003
preliminariesVélez SarsfieldColón2003-08-281 - 4 6 (3-3)5 (1-4)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Libertadores 2003
group stageCerro PortenoPaysandu2003-03-272 - 6 3 (3-0)1 (1-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
group stageGremioPumas UNAM2003-02-043 - 2 2 (0-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Libertadores 2002
group stageAtletico ParanaenseOlmedo2002-03-192 - 0 4 (2-2)2 (1-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSão CaetanoAlianza Lima2002-02-134 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Mercosur 2001
group stagePeñarolSao Paulo2001-09-121 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageCerro PortenoVasco da Gama2001-08-212 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageColo-ColoCorinthians2001-07-260 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2001 u20
1/4 finalsNetherlands u20Egypt u202001-07-011 - 2 8 (6-2)2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageGhana u20France u202001-06-240 - 0 3 (1-2)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageChile u20USA u202001-06-201 - 4 2 (2-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Libertadores 2001
group stagePalmeirasCerro Porteno2001-05-025 - 2 5 (3-2)0 (0-0)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)
group stageVasco da GamaDeportivo Tachira2001-04-213 - 2 4 (1-3)1 (1-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
WC 2002 qualifiers - S. America
ChileParaguay2000-06-293 - 1 5 (3-2)3 (2-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Libertadores 2000
1/4 finalsRiver PlateBoca Juniors2000-05-172 - 1 10 (4-6)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageThe StrongestEl Nacional2000-04-201 - 4 4 (3-1)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageBella VistaBolívar2000-04-044 - 0 5 (2-3)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageCobreloaBolívar2000-03-143 - 3 6 (3-3)0 (0-0)1 (0-1)0 (0-0)
Copa CONMEBOL 1999
1st knockoutSportivo San LorenzoParaná1999-10-192 - 1 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Mercosur 1999
group stageRiver PlateRacing Club1999-08-124 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
group stageSan LorenzoBoca Juniors1999-08-041 - 0 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)
Copa Mercosur 1998
group stagePeñarolCorinthians1998-10-140 - 2 0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)0 (0-0)