[People Profile] All We Know About Lisandro Martinez Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Lisandro Martinez, born 18 January 1998. Lisandro Martinez is an Argentine professional footballer who is midfielder or defender with Eredivisie club Ajax and for the Argentina nation’s team.
Profiling ” Lisandro ” Martinez
In This Review
|Full Names||Lisandro Martinez|
|Place of birth||Gualeguay, Argentina|
|Date Of Birth||18 January 1998|
|State of Origin||Gualeguay, Argentina|
2002–2006 Club Urquiza
2006–2014 Club Libertad
2014–2017 Newell's Old Boys
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2018 Newell's Old Boys
2017–2018 → Defensa y Justicia (loan)
2018–2019 Defensa y Justicia
2019– Ajax 74
2017 Argentina U20
2019 Argentina U23
|Salary||£43,000 per week|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
Martinez began his career with Newell’s Old Boys before joining Defensa y Justicia in 2017 initially on loan. In the year 2019 Martinez signed with Ajax which has taken home two Eredivisie titles as well as the KNVB Cup. He was awarded his Ajax Award for the Best Player during the 2021-22 season.
Martinez played for Argentina at the under-23 and under-20 levels before making his international debut as a senior player in March of 2019. Martinez was part of the squads that took home 2021 Copa America and the 2022 Finalissima.
Newell’s Old Boys
Martinez was a youth player at Club Urquiza Gualeguay, Entre Rios, Club Libertad Gualeguay, Entre Rios and Newell’s Old Boys. Martinez made his debut as a professional for Newell’s at the club’s final game of the 2016-17 season where he was the sole player in the match in a loss against Godoy Cruz.
Defensa y Justicia
In August of 2017, Martinez joined fellow Argentine Primera Division team Defensa y Justicia on loan. His first
appearance with Defensa was on the 13th of October, in a loss to San Lorenzo.Two games after Martinez scored his first goal as a senior during an away victory against Temperley. Defensa y Justicia purchased 50 percent of Martinez’s rights in June 2018. Martinez in June of 2018.
On the 17th of May, 2019 Defensa y Justicia announced that they had reached an agreement in conjunction with Eredivisie team Ajax subject to the passage of the medical. Ajax announced the conclusion with the medical May 20th with the transfer set scheduled to be completed on the 1st of July. The club signed him to the four-year deal, which included the option of signing a second year. The 13-year-old was not officially signed until July, but was a part of the June friendly matches with Quick AaB and Quick AaB. Seven of his first competitive appearances was made at the end of the year in the Johan Cruyff Shield against PSV Eindhoven and PSV Eindhoven, where Ajax took home the trophy after an unbeaten two-goal win. He was named the man of the match in his first Eredivisie game, which was the victory over FC Emmen.
Martinez scored Martinez’s debut Ajax goal on the 28th of September, when he opened scoring in the 2-0 win over FC Groningen at the Johan Cruyff Arena. Martinez scored a second goal during a match with Utrecht in November, an Ajax campaign that ended early because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first game of the 2020-21 season, Martinez got his third Ajax goal during a home victory against RKC Waalwijk on 20 September.
Martinez earned four caps for Martinez’s Argentina under-20 team during the 2017 South American Youth Football Championship in Ecuador. The first was during the initial stage against Venezuela The other three were awarded at the end of the stage when Argentina placed 4th, and later were selected to play in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea. Martinez was invited to at the U-20 World Cup but failed to play and was on the substitutes bench against Guinea. Martinez played one game for Argentina at the U-23 level which was an 5-0 friendly win in the match against Bolivia in September, 2019.
In March of 2019, Martinez received his first call-up to the senior squad. Martinez was awarded his first cap when they were defeated at Madrid against Venezuela on the 22nd of March. Martinez played one game in the 2021 Copa America, which Argentina took home. Martinez was a non-striker in Argentina’s 3-0 win against Italy during the finalissima 2022.
The style of the game
Martinez is mostly a centre-back but he’s also adept at playing as a left back or in the middle of midfield having played at times in the past for Defensa y Justicia and Ajax.