Víctor Bernárdez

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Víctor Bernárdez
Víctor Bernárdez San Jose Earthquakes.jpg
Personal information
Full name Víctor Salvador Bernárdez Blanco[1]
Date of birth (1982-05-24) 24 May 1982 (age 40)
Place of birth La Ceiba, Honduras
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Centre half
Club information
Current team
San Jose Earthquakes
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2003 Vida 16 (0)
2004–2008 Motagua 62 (10)
2009–2011 Anderlecht 22 (1)
2011 Lierse (loan) 9 (1)
2011 Indios (loan) 12 (3)
2012– San Jose Earthquakes 108 (5)
National team
2003–2004 Honduras U23 7 (2)
2004–2014[2] Honduras 78 (4)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:16, 7 April 2016 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2014

Víctor Salvador Bernárdez Blanco (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbiktor βerˈnarðes]; born 24 May 1982) Also known as Muma, is a Honduran footballer who currently plays as a defender for San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer.

Club career


CDS Vida (2003)

Víctor Bernárdez began his career in La Ceiba with his hometown club Vida. His play with Vida earned him a move to top Honduran side Motagua.

Motagua (2004-2008)

Bernardez scored several important goals in his time with Motagua, including a brace against Olimpia to win the Apertura final 4-2 on aggregate. He also scored a 40-yard free kick in El Clasico de las Emes, capping a 4-1 win for Motagua on 2 July 2007. He was linked to Anderlecht as well as many Major League Soccer teams in the winter market. However, in January 2009, it became official that he had been loaned to Anderlecht for six months.

Anderlecht (2009-2011)

He scored his first goal for the team on 7 February 2009 against Mons during his second appearance with the squad. In January 2011, Bernárdez was sent to Lierse S.K. on a five month loan. Later in the year he was again sent on loan, this time to Mexican club Indios de Ciudad Juárez. Bernárdez was an important player for Indios appearing in 11 matches and scoring 3 goals.

San Jose Earthquakes (2012-)

On 28 December 2011 San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer announced that they had signed Bernárdez.[3]

International career

He made his debut for Honduras in a March 2004 friendly match against Venezuela and has earned, as of June 2012, a total of 64 caps, scoring 4 goals. He has represented his country in 23 FIFA World Cup qualification matches[4] and played one match at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He also featured at the 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup[5] as well as at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[6]

International goals

Víctor Bernárdez: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 6 September 2006 Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino, Tegucigalpa, Honduras  El Salvador 1 – 0 2 – 0 Friendly
2 23 May 2008 Estadio Olímpico Metropolitano, San Pedro Sula, Honduras  Belize 1 – 0 2 – 0 Friendly
3 2 June 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington D.C., United States  El Salvador 1 – 0 3 – 0 Friendly
4 7 September 2012 Estadio Pedro Marrero, Havana, Cuba  Cuba 2 – 0 3 – 0 2014 World Cup qualifier




San Jose Earthquakes


  1. "2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 11 June 2014. p. 19. Retrieved 11 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Aguilar, Marco (25 June 2014). ""Muma" Bernárdez se despide de la Selección pidiendo perdón". Diario Diez. Retrieved 28 March 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. San Jose sign Bernárdez
  4. Víctor BernárdezFIFA competition record
  5. UNCAF (Qualifying Tournament for Gold Cup) 2007 - Details - RSSSF
  6. CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 2011 - Full Details - RSSSF

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