Lisandro Martinez is an Argentinian professional football player who is currently playing for the Premier League team Manchester United. Here, we learn more about his nationality, net worth, facts and family.
Lisandro Martinez rose to prominence in the successful Ajax side under now Manchester United manager Erik Ten Hag. He spent four seasons with the club before making his big move to Manchester United.
Nicknamed “The Little Butcher”, he was awarded the Ajax Player of the Year (Rinus Michels Award) in 2021-22. In his first four appearances, he has already produced two player-of-the-match performances and will be looking to have a successful career ahead at Old Trafford.
Lisandro Martinez Facts and Wiki
|Birth Place||Gualeguay, Argentina|
|Father’s Name||Raul Martinez|
|Mother’s Name||Silvina Cabrera|
|Lisandro Martinez Net Worth||$45 million|
|Date of Birth||18 January 1998|
|Youth Clubs||Club Urquiza, Club Libertad, Newell’s Old Boys|
|Senior Clubs||Newell’s Old Boys, Defensa y Justicia, Ajax, Manchester United|
|Achievements (Selected)||Ajax Player of the Year (Rinus Michels Award): 2021-22, 2022 – 2023 FIFA World Cup, 1X ENGLISH LEAGUE CUP WINNER|
|Girlfriend||Muri Lopez Benitez|
|Social Media||Instagram , Twitter , Facebook|
Lisandro Martinez’s Net Worth and Salary
Lisandro Martinez’s net worth is £31million and it is expected to rise in the coming years. Most of his income, if not all, would have come from his career as a footballer. His basic salary is £120,000 per week. He signed a contract in the summer of 2022 with United and he would expect that down the line, he pens new terms that see that salary increase.
Lisandro Martinez Club Career
Lisandro Martinez started his senior club career with Newell’s Old Boys and made his debut in the final game of the 2016-17 season. The following season he was loaned to Defensa y Justicia where he impressed in his first campaign, resulting in a permanent move for the player where he spent the 2018/19 season. Due to his performances, Ajax came calling who were looking to replace Matthis De Ligt and chose Martinez as the successor.
Martinez really came to life at Ajax where he established himself as a top centre-back in the successful Ajax team which won back-to-back Eredivisie titles. He was awarded the Ajax Player of the Year (Rinus Michels Award) in the 2021/22 season for his outstanding performance in the season.
Ajax manager Erik Ten Hag agreed to switch the Netherlands for England and became the head coach of Manchester United for the 2022/23 season and made sure that he brought his established centre back with him to the Theatre of Dreams. Lisandro Martinez completed his big-money move to Manchester United and would be looking to build a successful career for himself at Old Trafford.
Martinez made his debut for Manchester United with on August 7, 2022 against Brighton & Hove Albion, which ended in a 2-1 defeat . His first goal for the team came on January 22, 2023, in a 3-2 loss to Arsenal. On February 26, 2023, he celebrated his first trophy win with the club in the EFL Cup final. His season came to an end following an injury in the Europa League match against Sevilla. The manager confirmed that he would go for a surgery in October 2023.
Lisandro Martinez International Career
Martinez represented Argentina at the U-20 and U-23 levels before making his senior debut in 2019 against Venezuela. He was part of the 2021 Copa America winning side and was also part of the team in the 2022 Finalissima held between Italy and Argentina.
With a big move, all eyes will be on Martinez and if he performs similarly as his previous clubs, there is a high chance that Martinez could play an important role for Argentina in the 2022 World Cup.
Lisandro Martinez Cars and Tattoo
Lisandro Martinez’s right hand is covered with two tattoos. On the forearm, there is a beautifully drawn lion and his upper arm is painted with the image of a Buddha. Martinez drives an Audi.
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FAQs about Lisandro Martinez
|What is Lisandro Martinez’s net worth?|
|Lisandro Martinez’s net worth is $45million.|
|How many clubs have Lisandro Martinez played for?|
|Lisandro Martinez has played with four clubs at the senior level – Newell’s Old Boys, Defensa y Justicia, Ajax, and Manchester United.|
|How old is Lisandro Martinez?|
|He is 25 years old.|
|Nationality of Lisandro Martinez?|
|He is Argentinian.|
|Has Lisandro Martinez ever won a World Cup?|
|Yes, he won the world cup with Argentina in 2022.|