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About Obafemi Martins
He is a notable Nigerian professional football player, who is known for playing the forward position. He is mostly popular for his speed and tenacity each time he gets the ball. He is noted to have played for top clubs around Europe after having migrated from Nigeria to Italy at the age of 16 years.
In 2002, Obafemi Martins kicked off his footballing career in the Serie A league, in Italy, where he played for Inter Milan.
In 2006, he moved over to the English Premier League, where he played in the English club, Newcastle United. Some of the other clubs in which he is noted to have featured for are VfL Wolfsburg (2009 - 2010), Birmingham City (2011), Levante (2012 - 2013), Seattle Sounders FC (2013 - 2015), and Shanghai Shenhua (2016 – 2018).
He was born to Alhaja and Alhaji Martins. His siblings include; John, and late footballer, Oladipupo Martins. He got married to Ghanaian-Italian, Abigail Barwuah. His children include; Tyler, Kendrick, and Kelvin.
Martins won the Serie A Championship with Inter Milan in 2005 - 2006.
He earned the "MLS Goal of the Year" in 2014.
He was named Chinese FA Cup's Top Goalscorer in 2017.
He was named CAF's "Most Promising Talent of the Year" in 2003 and 2004.
Martins was part of the Birmingham City team that picked up the Football League Cup in the 2010 – 2011 season.
He won the Chinese FA Cup with the Shanghai Greenland Shenhua in 2017.
He was given the U.S Green Card in 2015.
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Obafemi Martins' Popularity
Obafemi Martins is a famous Nigerian footballer, who was born on October 28, 1984. As a person born on this date, Obafemi Martins is listed in our database as the 66th most popular celebrity for the day (October 28) and the 472nd most popular for the year (1984).
People born on October 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Obafemi Martins is the 2058th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Obafemi Martins' birthday, Obafemi Martins is the 34th most famous Nigerian and ranks 9th in famous people born in Lagos, Nigeria.
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