Emiliano Martinez Biography

Emiliano Martinez

Quick Facts About Emiliano Martinez

Celebrated Name Emiliano Martinez
Age 29 Years
Nick Name Martininho
Birth Name Damian Emiliano Martinez Romero
Birth Date 1992-09-02
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Argentine
Birth Nation Argentina
Place Of Birth Mar del Plata, Argentina
Horoscope Virgo
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2008
Awards 2020-21 Aston Villa Player of the Season.
Father Alberto
Mother Susana
Brothers Alejandro
Marital Status Married
Wife Mandinha Gama
Children Santi Emiliano Martinez and Ava Martinez
Height 6 ft. 5 inches
Weight 88kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €1.5 Million
Salary £2.4 Million
Current Club Aston Villa
Jersey Number 26
Position Goalkeeper
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Damian Emiliano Martinez Romero is an Argentine professional football player who plays for Premier League club Aston Villa and the Argentina national team as a goalkeeper. He started playing football for the youth team of Independiente in 2008 and played until 2010. In 2010, he played for the youth team of Arsenal and began his career at the club. He has previously played for six clubs on loan: Oxford United, Sheffield Wednesday, Rotherham United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Getafe, and Reading. On 16 September 2020, he signed for fellow Premier League club Aston Villa on a four-year deal for the fee of £20 million. He made his debut for the club on 21 September 2020.

On the international level, he has represented Argentina at various age levels. He has represented Argentina at U17, U20, and the senior level. He made his international debut for Argentina on 4 June 2021 in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification. He made his competitive debut in a major tournament on 14 June 2021 in his side's opening match of the 2021 Copa America at the Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos in Brazil. He helped Argentina win the 2021 Copa America. 

What is Emiliano Martinez Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2019-20 FA Cup with Arsenal.
  • Won 2014, 2015, 2020 FA Community Shield with Arsenal.
  • Won the 2021 Copa America with Argentina.

Individual 

  • Won the 2020-21 Aston Villa Player of the Season.

Where is Emiliano Martinez From?

Damian Emiliano Martinez Romero was born on 2 September 1992. His birthplace is Mar del Plata, Argentina. He was born to his father, Alberto, and his mother, Susana where he grew up with his brother Alejandro. He holds Argentine nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Virgo.

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Emiliano Martinez Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Independiente in 2008 and played until 2010. 
  • In 2010, he played for the youth team of Arsenal and began his career at the club.
  • On 4 May 2012, he went on emergency loan to Oxford United and made his debut for the club in the English Football League on 5 May 2012 in a 3-0 win against Port Vale in League Two in their final game of the season. During his loan spell at Oxford United, he made only one appearance for the club in all the competitions. 
  • On 26 September 2012, he made his Arsenal debut in a 6-1 home win against Coventry City in the third round of the League Cup. On 30 October 2012, he made his second Arsenal appearance in a 7-5 win against Reading in the round of 16 of the League Cup. During his 2012-13 season, due to not being included in most of the matches, he managed to make only 2 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 15 October 2013, he subsequently transferred to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday on an emergency 28-day loan. He made his debut for the club on 23 November 2013 in a 1-2 loss against Huddersfield. Later on, his loan was eventually extended until the end of the season. During his loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday, he made 15 appearances for the club in all the competitions. 
  • After returning to Arsenal, he was an unused substitute as Arsenal won the Community Shield on 10 August 2014, with a 3-0 win over Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. On 22 October 2014, he made his debut in the Champions League soon after, helping Arsenal defeat Anderlecht 2-1 in the group stage. He then made his Premier League debut as a 2nd half substitute on 22 November 2014, replacing the injured Szczesny in a 1-2 loss against Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium. He made his first Premier League start on 29 November 2014 against West Bromwich Albion and also started against Southampton on 3 December 2014 where he kept two clean sheets as Arsenal won both matches by 1-0.
  • On 20 March 2015, he joined Championship club Rotherham United on an emergency loan until the end of the 2014-15 season. He made his debut for the club on 21 March 2015 in a 3-2 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday. During his loan spell at Rotherham United, he made 8 appearances for the club in all the competitions. 
  • On 2 August 2015, he was an unused substitute as new signing Petr Cech played for Arsenal in the 2015 FA Community Shield in a 1-0 win over rivals Chelsea. 

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  • On 11 August 2015, he joined Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers on a season-long loan. During his loan spell at Wolverhampton Wanderers, he made 15 appearances for the club in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2016-17 season, he spent the season at his parent club, for whom he played 5 games during the campaign, including a Premier League appearance against West Ham United.
  • On 2 August 2017, he was loaned to La Liga side Getafe on a one-year deal. He made his debut for the club on 24 October 2017 in a 1-0 loss against Alaves in the intermediate stage 1st leg of the Copa del Rey. On 12 January 2018, he made his La Liga debut for the club in a 1-0 win against Malaga CF. During his loan spell at Getafe, he made 6 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • On 23 January 2019, he was loaned to Championship side Reading until the end of the 2018-19 season. He made his debut for the club on 29 January 2019 in a 1-1 draw against Bolton Wanderers. On 2 February 2019, he won the Man of the Match award in a 0-0 draw against Aston Villa. During his loan spell at Reading, he made 18 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he was seen out the season as the first-choice goalkeeper at Arsenal and was highly commended for a string of stellar performances. During that season, he made 23 appearances for the club, making 9 clean sheets in all the competitions. 
  • After spending many years at Arsenal, On 16 September 2020, he signed for fellow Premier League club Aston Villa on a four-year deal for the fee of £20 million. He made his debut for the club on 21 September 2020, saving a penalty from John Lundstram in a 1-0 home win against Sheffield United. In his first season at Aston Villa, he made 38 appearances for the club in all the competitions as he equaled Brad Friedel’s club record for clean sheets in a season, with 15 as well as being voted Aston Villa Supporters' Player of the Season.

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Emiliano Martinez International Career

  • He has represented Argentina at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Argentina at U17, U20, and the senior level. 
  • He made his international debut for Argentina on 4 June 2021 in a 1-1 draw against Chile in a 
  • In June 2021, he was included in Argentina's squad for the 2021 Copa America in Brazil.
  • He made his competitive debut in a major tournament on 14 June 2021 in a 1-1 draw against Chile in his side's opening match of the 2021 Copa America at the Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos in Brazil. 
  • On 6 July 2014, he saved three spot-kicks in a 3-2 penalty shootout victory for Argentina over Colombia in the semi-final of the tournament.
  • He helped Argentina win the 2021 Copa America. 

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Emiliano Martinez Wife

Looking at his personal life, Emiliano Martinez is a married guy. In May 2016, he got married to his long-term beautiful girlfriend, Mandinha Gama in an intimate ceremony. The couple is blessed with two children, Santi Emiliano Martinez, and Ava Martinez. He has an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together. 

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Emiliano Martinez Height and Weight

Emiliano Martinez stands at a height of 1.95m i.e. 6 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 88kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Emiliano Martinez Net Worth and Salary

Emiliano Martinez earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In September 2020, he signed for fellow Premier League club Aston Villa on a four-year deal for the fee of £20 million. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €1.5 million and his salary is £2.4 million. His market value is around €30 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 16.
  • He wears shirt number 26 for Aston Villa.
  • He helped Argentina win the 2021 Copa America.
  • 2020-21 Aston Villa Player of the Season.