Nigerian association football player
Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins (born October 28, 1984) is a Nigerian soccer player who plays as a striker for the Nigerian national team, and for the MLS club Seattle Sounders FC.
- Things have taken time to get used to, the weather's not great and people seem to drink beer all the time, but there’s nowhere I’d rather be playing.
- Martins on settling in Newcastle. Obafemi is a real shooting star. The Sun (August 8, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-08-18.
- I am happy at Newcastle. I love the city and the people. Our fans are the best in the world. Even if we are losing or not playing well there are still 52,000 backing us and I respect that.
- On life at Newcastle. Martins: Best is yet to come. Sky Sports (April 22, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-04-22.
also he grew up in orile, lagos Nigeria
About Obafemi MartinsEdit
- When you look at Obafemi Martins, in my eyes he is one of the best strikers at the moment in this league and maybe Europe as well. He is flexible, he is fast, he can shoot with both feet and he is a good header of the ball.
- Louis van Gaal, the Dutch football manager. Van Gaal Rates Martins. Sporting Life (March 8, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-03-08.