Josef Martinez

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Josef Martinez is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Major League Soccer club Atlanta United FC and the Venezuela national team. He became the most decorated single-season player in MLS History after winning League MVP, All-Star Game MVP, Golden Boot, and MLS Cup Final Game MVP. 

Quick Facts

Birth Name Josef Alexander Martínez Mencia
Birth Date 19 May 1993
Age 27
Birthplace Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Venezuelan
Ethnicity Venezuelans
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Parents  Alexander Martínez
Siblings Four
Girlfriend No
Wife No
Net Worth $8 Million

Josef Martinez: Wife Or Girlfriend?

Josef is probably single and is unmarried. He has never been involved in any rumors, affairs, and controversy, which would suggest about his possible girlfriend or relations.

As a football star, Josef has a wide range of fan base and is the heartthrob ladies would want to date. However, he doesn’t seem to have an interest in dating someone at the moment as he is focused on his football career.

Josef Martinez Net Worth: $8 Million

Josef started his career with the Caracas Fútbol Club in the year 2010. He made his debut on 21 August 2010 in a match against Estudiantes de Mérida. Over the two seasons, he made 38 appearances scoring eight times.

Later, Josef was sold to Swiss Super League club BSC Young Boys on 3 January 2012 in a four-year deal. He made his club debut on 5 February 2012 in a game against Servette FC, which the Young Boys won 3 to1. In June 2014, he moved to Torino for a reported fee of €3 million. Over three years, Josef made 58 appearances scoring seven goals.

Josef Martinez net worth, career

Source: Instagram; @josefmartinez17

In February 2017, Torino drafted Josef to Atlanta United. He made his debut on 5 March and had a home defeat against New York Red Bulls. At the international level, he has scored nine times in 37 appearances for the Venezuelan national team.

On 18 September 2019, Josef set a new MLS record by scoring a goal in 15 consecutive games. He has the third-longest streak in world football after Lionel Messi and Tor Henning Hamre. He suffered a torn ACL against MLS debutant Nashville SC in the United’s first game of the 2020 season. Becasue of his injury, he is likely to miss the entirety of the 2020 season.

Josef Martinez net worth

Source: Instagram; @josefmartinez17

The United star receives a $3 million base salary and is one of the highest-paid MLS players. As of June 2020, Josef’s net worth is estimated at $8 million.

Josef Martinez Wiki – Bio

Josef was born ‘Josef Alexander Martínez Mencia’ on 9 May 1993 in Venezuela, which makes his age 27. He began playing football when he was only six, inspired by his grandfather and father, Alexander Martinez. He is very sentimental with his family and has four siblings: two sisters and two brothers.

The United star was exposed to baseball as a child but soon realized that his talents and skillsets tilted more to football. His passion for the football made him take buses three hours a day to and from training in Caracas. As a youngster, he traveled to Estudiantes in Argentina for trials. Still, he was turned down because of the FIFA rule that prohibited foreign players under the age of 18 from signing professional contracts.

Josef has a decent height of 5 feet 7 inches. His body weighs 70 kg.

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