Gabriel Martinelli is arguably one of the brightest and most consistent youngsters at Arsenal football club. He has been able to establish himself as the got to guy for coach Mikel Arteta within a short period.
In this article, you will learn about the early life, family background, the rise of Gabriel Martinelli as a football star, his personal life, his stats, and other details you might not know about the Arsenal star.
Who is Gabriel Martinelli?
Gabriel Teodoro Martinelli Silva who is simply known as Gabriel Martinelli is a Brazilian professional footballer. He currently plays as a left-winger at Arsenal football club.
The 20-year-old footballer who is 1.76 meters tall and whose favorite foot is right, has been playing for Arsenal since July 2, 2019.
Based on his stats in the 2021-2022 season, Martinelli can score and provide assists which make him a nearly perfect winger and an important member of the current Arsenal squad.
Gabriel Martinelli’s biography and early life?
Gabriel Martinelli was born on June 18, 2001, in Guarulhos, a Brazilian municipality. It is the second-most populous city in the Brazilian state of São Paulo, the 13th most populous city in Brazil, and is also the most populous city in the country that is not a state capital.
This means that Gabriel Martinelli is a Brazilian by birth and the fact that his parents are from Brazil makes the South American country his country of origin.
The name of Gabriel Martinelli’s father is Joao Martinelli while the name of his mother is yet to be made public.
Futballnews gathered that just like the story of most Brazilian footballers, Martinelli was born into a very humble background and struggled to use his talent to create a better life for himself and his family.
Martinelli and his elder brother, Vinicius Teodoro co-operated with their father, Joao, as the head of the family who tried to give his sons a better path to success. Hence, when he realized that Gabriel Martinelli can play football from a very tender age, Joao supported his son until he was able to make the Arsenal star a professional footballer.
History of Gabriel Martinelli’s football career
After discovering that he can play football, Gabriel Martinelli found himself in the Corinthians youth system in 2010. He spent two years in the football system before he left in 2014.
After a year out of football, Martinelli succeeded in joining another Brazilian youth system, Ituano in 2015. He spent four years in the club’s youth system before he was promoted permanently to the club’s senior team in 2019.
In the same year, Arsenal decided to pay the Brazilian side €7.10 million for the services of the Brazilian footballer. On July 2, 2019, Arsenal signed the youngster.
On July 3, 2020, Arsenal extended Martinelli’s contract which is reportedly earning the Brazilian footballer £20,067 per week which amounts to 1.1 Million Pound per year. The contract will expire on June 30, 2024.
So far in his football career, Martinelli has won one FA Cup title, one Community Shield, and the Summer Olympics with the Brazil national team.
What is Gabriel Martinelli’s stats?
Since Gabriel Martinelli started playing for Arsenal in 2019, the Brazilian footballer has scored 17 goals and provided 11 assists in 80 games.
The Brazilian footballer can play as a left-winger, right-winger, and even as a center-forward. But his favorite role is as a left-winger.
So far in the 2021-2022 season, Martinelli has played 32 times in all competitions in which he scored five goals and provided five assists.
Due to how consistent he has been at Arsenal, on March 25, 2022, Martinelli had the opportunity to make his international debut with Brazil national team. Since then, he has been able to make two international appearances.
What is the net worth of Gabriel Martinelli?
The five years contract Gabriel Martinelli signed with Arsenal is worth £23,400,000. This means that since 2020, the 20-year-old Brazilian footballer is earning nothing less than £4,680,000 per year.
Aside from that, the Brazilian footballer earns good money from endorsement deals and international appearance fees. Based on all the earnings, Martinelli’s net worth is $5 million.
What is the personal life of Martinelli
Gabriel Martinelli who currently has 1.3 million followers on Instagram and over 200,000 followers on Twitter is currently dating a medical student who is known as Isabella Rousso. They have been dating since 2021. Martinelli and Isabella are yet to have a baby together.