Born: April 7, 1994
Birthplace: Rio Esteban, Honduras
Previous Club: Lobos de la UPNFM (Honduras)
Machuca signed with FC Tulsa ahead of the 2022 regular season.
2021 – Lobos de la UPNFM (Honduras)
Last season with Lobos, Machuca had a career year. He scored a career-high 12 goals in just 17 appearances for the club. He made 16 starts and recorded 1,340 minutes en route to starting both of the club’s Apertura playoff matches and scored in its first playoff match. He finished the Apertura campaign as the second leading goal scorer on the season.
2020 C.D. Marathón (Honduras)
After spending 2019 with Honduras Progreso, Machuca returned to Marathón in 2020. He would make 10 appearances with five starts and score twice. As was the case in 2018 with Marathón, Machuca also made five playoff appearances and two CONCACAF Champions League appearances with a goal.
2019 C.D. Honduras Progreso (Honduras)
Machuca’s 2019 campaign saw him switch sides within the highest division of Honduran football as he joined C.D. Honduras Progreso. Machuca was written into the Starting XI 16 times and made 23 total appearances, scoring two goals.
2018 – Enppi SC (Egypt)
Sandwiched between two seasons with C.D. Marathón, Machuca signed with Egyptian Premier League side Enppi SC in late 2018 where he would make five appearances for the club.
2018 – C.D. Marathón (Honduras)
Machuca transferred to C.D. Marathón in 2018, what would be his first stint with the club, and made the second-most league appearances in a single season in his career (27). He started 13 of those matches and scored once. He also made three total playoff appearances between the club’s Apertura and Clausura competitions, a Supercopa de Honduras start, and two CONCACAF Champions League appearances in which he scored once.
2017 – Juticalpa FC (Honduras)
One season with Juticalpa saw Machuca make 19 appearances with 17 starts. He scored twice and logged 1,483 minutes with the club.
2016 – Club Deportivo Social Vida (Honduras)
Machuca signed with CD Victoria La Ceiba in Honduras for the 2016 season but was loaned back to Vida, the club that he started his career with, before making an appearance for Victoria.
With CD Social Vida, Machuca logged career highs in starts (27), appearances (29), and minutes (2,449). He scored the first five professional goals of his career as well.
2015 – F.C. Motagua (Honduras)
Following a two-year stint in the United States, Machuca joined F.C. Motagua in his home country of Honduras. He would appear as a substitute twice for the club, logging 70 total minutes.
2014 – Charleston Battery (USL Championship)
The forward was loaned to the Battery in 2014 where he would make one start in one appearance.
2013 – Whitecaps FC 2 (USL League Two)
Machuca started his American career in 2013 with Whitecaps 2, a USL League Two club affiliated with the Vancouver MLS squad. He made one substitute appearance.
2012 – Club Deportivo Social Vida (Honduras)
The native Honduran kicked of his professional career in his home country with Club Deportivo Social Vida back in 2021. Marlon Roberto Ramírez Aráuz, or Machuca, made one start in two appearances for Vida.
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