Gabriel Martinelli: Net Worth, Age, Contract, Salary & Achievements.

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Martinelli is a left-winger playing his club football for Premier League Club Arsenal and the Brazil national team. Martinelli was born at Guarulhos in Brazil on July 18, 2001. He began his football career at SC Corinthians Paulista in 2010 and spent four years before he moved to Ituano Futebol Clube.

Gabriel Martinelli Profile

Player’s NameGabriel Teodoro Martinelli Silva
CitizenshipBrazil, Italy
Current Club Arsenal
Previous ClubItuano
Shirt Number35
Position of PlayLeft-winger
Other PositionCentre forward
Age20 years
Place of BirthGuarulhos, Brazil
Date of BirthJune 18, 2001
AgentTFM Agency
SignedJuly 2, 2019
ContractJune 30, 2024
Player’s NameGabriel Benjamin Martinelli
CitizenshipBrazil, Italy
Current ClubArsenal
Previous ClubItuano
Shirt Number35
Position of PlayLeft-winger
Other positionCentre forward
Age20 years old
Place of BirthGuarulhos, Brazil
Date of BirthJune 18, 2001
AgentTFM Agency
Weight75 kg
SignedJuly 2, 2019
ContractJune 30, 2024
ProfessionSoccer player

Professional Career

Martinelli began his career at the age of nine in futsal playing for the Corinthians team before joining football club Ituano in 2015. He scored 122 goals in the futsal Metropolitan Championship before shifting gears to football in 2012.

In 2015, Ituano FC a fourth division club in the Brazilian league was impressed by his play style and they signed him beating Manchester United and Barcelona as some of the big clubs that were interested in him.

He made his debut as a substitute in a 2-1 win over Campeonato Paulista as the youngest player to ever debut for the club at 16 years and scored the first goal against Taboao da Serra in Copa Paulista as Ituano won 4-1 on September 8, 2018, as he finished as the club’s top scorer in the competition having netted six goals.

With this great performance from him, he was Brazilian team ahead of the Copa America in May 2019 and this became his turning point as the demand for his signature rose and Arsenal signed him and on his debut, he scored in a non-competitive 3-0 win over Colorado Rapids.

In the Premier League, he made his first appearance in a 1-0 win over Newcastle on August 11, 2019. He scored a brace in the EFL Cup 4-0 against Nottingham Forest and in October he scored another brace in the Europa League. He became the first player to score in his first four consecutive games after Ian Wright.

In his first season at Arsenal, he scored 10 goals across all completions but in the second season, he only registered two goals. He began the 2021-22 season on a high note scoring four times and assisting twice in his first 13 league games.

Despite his father being of Italian origin, Martinelli a dual citizen of Brazil and Italy chose to represent the Brazil national team upon a call up in May 2019 by head coach Tite as the team prepared for the Copa America competitions. During the 2020 Summer Olympics games, he was key as Brazil defeated Spain in the finals.

Martinelli Market value and Net worth

The left winger’s value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Martinelli has a market value of 28 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 5m dollars as of August 2019 when he was 18 years old. Martinelli has an estimated net worth of 1.2 million euros. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.

Gabriel Martinelli Family and relationship

when finding out about his family, the names of his parents are Joao Martinelli who is the father, and Silva as the mother who originates from Guarulhos a city in Sao Paulo state in Brazil. Despite being born in a poor family he has emerged as a top talent after beginning playing football as a young boy in the streets.

Martinelli ranking.

Globally, Martinelli ranks at 237 among all players in the world. In his country Brazil, Gabriel is number 20. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the Premier League, he settles for position 8 at Arsenal and position 96 in the Premier League respectively.

At the left-wing, which is his main position of play, he ranks at number 23. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 2001, Gabriel stands at position 6. This ranking is however subject to change from time to time.

FIFA 22 rating.

Gabriel has an overall rating of 76 with the potential of 87. He has a rating of three in skill moves and three for the weak foot. His international reputation rating is one with work rate as high/high. Some of the players that he compares with include Deulofeu, Ansu Fati, Pedro Neto, De Frutos, Adama Traore, and Jeremy Doku

Transfer history.

When the transfer windows open, clubs get the chance to scout and sign players they feel will bring an impact on the strength of the squad. Martinelli has been one of the many that have had interclub transfers. His transfer history dates back to January 1, 2018, when his first transfer happened as he joined Ituano on a free transfer from Ituano FC U20. After a year Premier League Club Arsenal spent 6.7m euros to acquire his services.

Position and style of play

The Brazilian is well known as a left-winger which forms the main position of play. However, Martinelli may be used at the Centre forward role. He is a fearless player who takes defenders with his pace and good dribbling skills.

Mikkel Arteta praised him terming him hardworking, “He (Martinelli) trains incredibly hard, he is always willing to do more and he is not scared or afraid to take risks – and that is what I like about him,”

 Salary and contract

When he joined Juventus on July 2, 2019, Gabriel Martinelli had personal terms agreed with the club that saw him pen down a five-year contract that will keep him at the club until June 30, 2024. Martinelli pockets a salary of 90,000 pounds a week totaling 4.68 million pounds per year at the club.

Martinelli debuts

  • He made his Arsenal debut in the Premier League under Unai Emery on August 11, 2019 when he was 18 years, 1 month and 24 days against Newcastle in a game that they won by a goal away.
  • His National team first appearance was on November 14, 2019 representing the under 23 before his senor team breakthrough on July 25, 2021 under Andre Jardine at the age of 20 years,1 month and 7 days.

Trophies won by Martinelli

  • FA Cup with Arsenal in the 2019-20 season.
  • Summer Olympic in 2020 with Brazil.

Individual achievements

  • Named as the Paulista Campeonato Best Newcomer in 2019.
  • Player off the Month for Arsenal in October 2019 and December 2021
  • Countryside Player of the Year in Paulista League awards.
  • Named in the Paulista League team of the year.

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