Gabriel Martinelli, a soccer player, was born on 18 June 2001 in Guarulhos, Brazil. His full name is Gabriel Teodoro Martinelli Silva. He holds the Brazilian nationality with the white ethnicity. The 18-year aged soccer star has a decent body structure with a height of 5ft 11 inches and weighs around 75kg.
Martinelli is a Brazilian professional soccer player who is currently playing as a forward for Arsenal. He is one of the rising stars in the Brazilian football team. About his early climb career, Martinelli started his career in 2010, playing for the Corinthians’ futsal team at the age of just nine. Making the breakthrough then, he moved to Ituano in 2015, having enough trials at Manchester United and FC Barcelona. Martinelli signed his first professional contract on 4 November 2017, until October 2022.
His professional debut was on 17 March, as a late substitute for goalkeeper Claudinho in a 2-1 away win. Making a debut at the age of 16 years and nine months, he became the youngest player ever to debut for the club in the century. Martinelli, on 8 September 2018, scored his first senior goal against Taboao da Serra and got the promotion, permanently into the senior squad for the 2019 Campeonato Paulista. He there scored six goals and being the club’s top goalscorer during the run to the last eight. After the competition, Martinelli became the nest newcomer. He hence got his name in the team of the year.
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Arsenal believed Martinelli had the potential to go to the height and signed a long-term contract on 2 July 2019. Later then he scored a goal on his non-competitive debut against Colorado Rapids in a 3-0 victory. As his international career, Martinelli was called up by the Brazil national team manager Tite to complete the preparatory pieces of training for the 2019 Copa America on 20 May 2019. Reportedly, his long-term contact is around net worth $7 million. He became able to impress Arsenal with the composure he shows on the ball, especially for a player of his age and experience. A quick forward player Martinelli can play across the frontline, even as the central striker. But, Martinelli’s favorite role is wide on the left.
He cut inside onto his right foot o get a shot away or look to create a chance for the striker. Although he is competent with his left foot, it is still an area where he needs to improve. He considers himself more of the modern style, with speed and a lot of movement without the foot. About his personal life, Gabriel Martinelli is currently in a loving relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Rachel Akemy. They also had their engagement on June 29,2019. The couple hence seems to be happy together visiting their social accounts.