Emiliano Martinez- Footballer (In a Nutshell)
- Emiliano Martinez was born in Argentina on September 2nd, 1992.
- He is a goalkeeper.
- In his youth career he played for Independiente and Arsenal.
- During his senior career he played 15 games for Arsenal from 2012 until 2020.
- “I arrived at Arsenal in 2010, and had five spells on loan – plus another one with Oxford where I played just once.”- Emiliano Martinez
- He signed a four year deal with Aston Villa, on September 16th, 2020.
- Having represented Argentina at three age levels is remarkable.
Emiliano Martinez- Footballer (Nitty Gritty)
- “I said to my mum when I turned 18 and moved into my first flat in Enfield, ‘I don’t want to come back to my country with nothing. I want to make a career here. ‘I did not want to let them down.”- Emiliano Martinez
- “It’s been up and down in my Arsenal career, to be honest.”- Emiliano Martinez
- “Thank you Arsenal. For me, I could not be happier to leave through the front door with the Arsenal fanbase supporting me and the club supporting me.”- Emiliano Martinez
Emiliano Martinez- Footballer (What sets him apart)
- “I had 11 years at the club, and even if it was a hard road for me, and I suffered through my time at Arsenal, today I am happy and I tried to show young goalies how work pays off.”- Emiliano Martinez
- “Talent is not enough it’s a mental game. You have to deal with frustration when you don’t play, you have to deal with pressure. There are no excuses.”- Emiliano Martinez
- “I was always progressing and pushing my career forward.”- Emiliano Martinez
Emiliano Martinez- Footballer (Final Thoughts)
- “When you work hard, you are not going to be happy the whole time, you are going to have frustration, bad times in life.”- Emiliano Martinez
- “I’m at an age now where I have a newborn and me and my wife want to settle. I’m tired of going out on loan.”- Emiliano Martinez