Honduras midfielder Wilson Palacios is undoubtedly a legend of the game in his country and he has played for several clubs in and out of Honduras during a professional career spanning almost two decades. The 36-year-old played youth team football at Vitoria in his native Honduras before he signed for Olimpia, one of the most successful clubs in the top flight in Honduras. As a matter of fact, Olimpia are the most successful team in Honduras club football on the domestic front and on the international front. Olimpia have won 31 league titles till date and Wilson Palacios played his part in some of those league title wins when he signed for the club in 2002. Wilson Palacios started his professional career at Olimpia and he was at the club until 2008. Palacios won several league titles during his six-year stay with Olimpia in the top flight of club football in Honduras. In total, the former Honduras national team player won five league titles during his time at Olimpia before he left to have a taste of European football. Palacios won the 2002/03 Apertura with Olimpia before winning the 2003/04 Clausura. The Honduras football legend was also part of the Olimpia team that won the 2004/05 Clausura. He also won both the 2005/06 Apertura and the 2005/06 Clausura with Olimpia before he moved to Birmingham City on loan for the first part of the 2007/08 season. He was still a player on the payroll of Olimpia when he signed for Birmingham City on loan. Wilson Palacios will go on to sign for Wigan Athletic on a permanent deal at the start of 2008 after his impressive loan spell with Birmingham City. Steve Bruce was his manager at Birmingham City and he would facilitate his permanent move to Wigan Athletic in January 2008.
Palacios spent one year with the Latics before moving to Tottenham Hotspur for a fee believed to be around £12m. His performances at Spurs earned him the Team Player of the Year at the club for the 2009/10 season as named by the fans. The Honduras player would go on to play for clubs like Stoke City in England, Miami in the United States of America and Real Sociedad in the Spanish La Liga. Wilson Palacios also returned to Olimpia for a brief spell for the start of the 2018/19 season.