Obafemi Martins

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Obafemi Martins
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Personal information
Full name Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins
Date of birth 28 October 1984 (1984-10-28) (age 29)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Seattle Sounders FC
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2001 Reggiana
2001-2006 Internazionale Milano
2006-2009 Newcastle United
2009-2010 Wolfsburg
2010-2012 Rubin Kazan
2011 Birmingham City (loan)
<2012-2013> Levante
2013- Seattle Sounders FC
National team
2004- Nigeria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Obafemi Martins (born 28 October 1984) is a Nigerian football player. He plays for Seattle Sounders FC and Nigeria national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

As of match played 16 March 2013.[1]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other[nb 1] Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Italy League Coppa Italia League Cup Europe Other Total
2000–01 Reggiana Serie C1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2001–02 Internazionale Serie A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002–03 4 1 2 0 4 2 0 0 10 3
2003–04 25 7 3 1 9 3 0 0 37 11
2004–05 31 11 6 6 8 5 0 0 45 22
2005–06 28 9 6 2 9 2 1 0 44 13
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
2006–07 Newcastle United Premier League 33 11 2 0 2 0 9 6 0 0 46 17
2007–08 31 9 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 33 10
2008–09 24 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 25 8
Germany League DFB-Pokal DFB Ligapokal Europe Other Total
2009–10 VfL Wolfsburg Bundesliga 16 6 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 25 6
Russia League Russian Cup Premier League Cup Europe Other Total
2010 Rubin Kazan Russian Premier League 12 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 17 2
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
2010–11 Birmingham City (loan) Premier League 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 2
Russia League Russian Cup Premier League Cup Europe Other Total
2011–12 Rubin Kazan Russian Premier League 8 1 1 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 16 3
2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Spain League Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga Europe Other Total
2012–13 Levante La Liga 21 7 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 27 9
United States League U.S. Open Cup League Cup North America Other Total
2013 Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3
Country Italy 90 28 17 9 30 12 1 0 138 49
England 92 28 3 1 6 2 9 6 0 0 110 37
Germany 16 6 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 25 6
Russia 20 3 1 0 0 0 12 2 1 0 34 5
Spain 21 7 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 27 9
United States 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 3
Total 246 75 26 10 6 2 62 22 2 0 342 109
  1. Includes other competitive competitions, including the Russian Super Cup and the Supercoppa Italiana

International career statistics[change | change source]

[2]

Nigeria national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 4 3
2005 4 6
2006 7 2
2007 5 2
2008 2 0
2009 3 2
2010 12 3
2012 1 0
Total 38 18

References[change | change source]

  1. "Obafemi Martins". ESPN Soccernet. http://soccernet.espn.go.com/player/_/id/25785/obafemi-martins?cc=5739. Retrieved 25 May 2011.
  2. Obafemi Martins at National-Football-Teams.com