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Obafemi Martins
Gender Male
Ethnic xxxx
Job Nigerian Footballer
Desc Born in Lagos, Martins made the daunting but career-defining move to Italy with his older brother Ladi at the age of 16. After displaying their talents with Reggiana, the two boys - they still were at that point - were picked up by Inter in 2001


Org Nigeria National Team
Club as Player Shanghai Shenhua
  Seattle Sounders
  Newcastle United

2014 09 06 Retrieve

[Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins when looking at the English Premier League, German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A in comparison to his current division] When you talk about those leagues in Europe, you’re talking about deep, long history. They have all the tradition that comes with years and years. So you can’t just compare a league like MLS to those leagues. It’s not fair

2016 02 20 Retrieve

[Obafemi Martins on moving from Seattle Sounders to Shanghai Shenhua] Thank you Seattle. Thank you for everything. Thank you for the memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you for the endless love and support, during good times and bad. Thank you to my team-mates and coaches for always believing in me. Something I feel strongly about is challenging myself. When I came to Seattle, it was for the challenge. The challenge of playing in an unknown environment. I can wholeheartedly say that I seized the opportunity in Seattle and gave everything I had for the club. For me it’s now time for a new challenge

2019 10 16 Retrieve

[A serious knee injury should’ve ended his career according to many, but he hasn’t given up just yet] I’m 34 but I feel like a teenager, and with this sensation, I can still play for any big team across the world