Dallas Texans Alumni:
Ramón Núñez was born November 14, 1985 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras before moving to Dallas in the early 1990s. Núñez, who features primarily as an attacking midfielder, played for the Dallas Texans '85 team under coach Marcio Leite. Three other standouts from Ramon's team have joined him in the pro ranks: Jay Needham, Hunter Freeman, and Hirofumi Moriyasu.
After graduating from W. T. White High School and the Texans he moved onto Southern Methodist University where he was named the Missouri Valley Conference Freshman of the Year. He left after one year and was drafted by the Dallas Burn sixth overall in the 2004 MLS SuperDraft. In his second season with the Burn he finished with five league goals and three assists.
Soon after, Ramon joined Olimpia of Honduras where he made 34 appearances, finding the net three times. He was a key player in Olimpia's lineup and played mostly as an attacking midfielder. He was renowned for his extraordinary vision and was instrumental in Los Leones’s 2007/08 Clausura triumph, his performances also securing him the Player of the Season award.
Nunez's excellent form with Olimpia and with the Honduran National team led to him signing on loan for six months at Mexican First Division side Puebla. brought his goal tally up to five goals. He also created five assists throughout the season. His performances on loan for Puebia earned Núñez a move to Cruz Azul for the 2009-2010 season, where he scored two goals in the CONCACAF Champions League. Núñez returned to Honduras after leaving Mexico, where he re-joined the nations most successful side in C.D. Olimpia where he scored 5 goals in 11 games for them. After his 6 month contract ended, Nunez wanted to try his luck in Europe after turning down offers to join Mexican Premier League clubs.
In August 2010, Núñez joined English club Leeds United on trial. After impressing manager Simon Grayson during his trial, Núñez's trial period was extended. On 31 August 2010, Núñez signed a professional contract with Leeds United until January 2011. In March, he joined Scunthorpe United on loan in order to get some more experience in English football. After his spell on loan at Scunthorpe, Nunez signed a new contract at Leeds on 9 May 2011.
Nunez scored his first goals for Leeds with a brace against Bradford City in the League Cup 3–2 win on 9 August 2011. Nunez scored 2 goals of the season against Doncaster Rovers in the League Cup, taking his 2011-2012 goal tally to 5 in as many games.
Núñez was part of the Honduran U-20 team at the 2005 World Youth Championship in the Netherlands. He made his debut for the national side on September 9, 2007 coming in as a substitute in a match against Costa Rica. Ramon made his second and third appearances in the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers. In 2008, Nunez appeared for the Honduras U-23 side at the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament in Beijing.
Núñez was named in the Honduras 2010 World Cup squad. He played in all three of Honduras' games at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Núñez was called up for the Honduras national side to play Costa Rica and Guatemala in the Copa Americana games. Nunez played in the Central American Cup final and helped Honduras win the tournament after beating Costa Rica 2-1. Nunez won the award for Best Player of the Tournament when he won the MVP.
In June 2011, Nunez played for Honduras in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, he was used as an impact player and came on as a substitute in each of their five games. In his homeland he is nicknamed El Principito meaning "The Little Prince".