Obafemi Martins has scored a few goals for the Seattle Sounders and is currently on loan in China. In the celebration of his goals, Obafemi Martins said that he will always be grateful to be playing at the highest level of football in China.
The Nigerian striker has played for clubs in England, Italy, and China. This season, he is playing for the Atlanta United in the MLS.
Atlanta United’s Obafemi Martins celebrates a goal on April 1st during the club’s match against Orlando City SC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Obafemi Martins was a prolific striker for the Seattle Sounders, Tottenham Hotspurs, and the Nigeria national team. He made his name as a player who could score from anywhere on the pitch, with the most goals coming from long-range efforts
In his last season with Spurs, Obafemi Martins scored three goals in an end-of-season game against Chelsea to win Spurs their first League title since 1961.
The Seattle Sounders used their entire roster to celebrate Martins’ goal in his final MLS game at CenturyLink Field. They created a mosaic of signatures and fragments of Obafemi’s jersey in celebration of his contributions to the club.
Obafemi Martins is a Nigerian footballer who has played as a striker for many teams. He is one of the most accomplished strikers in the Premier League.
During his career, Obafemi Martins has won several awards and has been named African Footballer of the Year six times. In 2008, he became the first player to score two hat-tricks against Arsenal in the same season.
He is known for his creative goalscoring abilities and technique, with most of his goals coming from outside the area with his speed or dribbling ability before scoring low shots or volleys into the corner of the net. After joining Shanghai Shenhua in 2015, he was voted Asian Player of the Year by Chinese footballing association in 2016.
I scored, I did it – Obafemi Martins celebrates his last-minute goal against FC Barcelona in 2014.
West Ham United striker Obafemi Martins has a joyous celebration after scoring with a great strike from the edge of the box to secure a 2-2 draw for his side.
Obafemi Martins was on fire in the 2018 World Cup and led Nigeria to win their first ever World Cup in Russia this summer. The striker is a four-time winner of the African Footballer of the Year award and has four English Premier League titles and one FA Cup to his name.
Obafemi Martins scored two goals for Nigeria in the 2-0 victory over Croatia in FIFA World Cup 2018 on July 15, 2018, becoming the first player from either team to score a hat trick at one FIFA world cup, making him also Nigeria’s highest scorer of all time.
Obafemi Martins is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward for the Major League Soccer club, the Portland Timbers.
On May 26th, 2018 Obafemi Martins scored his first goal in a 3-2 victory against the Vancouver Whitecaps. In celebration of this milestone, he decided to perform an individual celebration that was not scripted by the team. The goal celebration was different from every other goal celebration in MLS and caused many people to wonder why he did it.
The goalscoring celebration has caused something of a debate in the soccer world with people asking if it is disrespectful or just different. It also begs questions about how much human creativity can be replaced by machines?
Obafemi Martins, a Nigerian footballer and captain of the Seattle Sounders FC explains the celebration of his goals on Pitch Black News.
He said, “I know some people might think it’s not good manners but I just have this need to celebrate goals. It’s in my genes.”
Laughs around MLS as part of a celebration dance after scoring a goal.
“I’m happy doing what I do, I’m very proud of what I’ve achieved and everyday is a new challenge,” Martins told Pitch Black News.
With over 400 goals in the league, Obafemi Martins is the most prolific goal scorer in Seattle Sounders history.
The striker we all know as SuperMarty celebrated his 400th career goal with a goal celebration that didn’t go as planned.
“I gave him a high-five and he looked at me, like he was not happy,” he said. “I was like ‘bro, you don’t have to be happy.'”
Opinion: This opinion article argues that this is not a celebration of the goals but rather an act of disrespect because when a team celebrates their milestone achievement it should always be done with respect and sportmanship.