Nigerian striker, Obafemi Martins has taken to social media to show off his new palatial mansion alongside a ‘wonder’ car in Lagos. He posted the photos with money emoji.
Many of his friends have taken to the social media platform to congratulate him.
Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins is one of Nigeria’s most successful footballers. He currently plies his trade as a forward for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua in China.
He is renowned for his speed on the ball. After leaving Nigeria for Italy at age 16, he has since played for a number of top-division clubs around Europe.
He began his senior career in 2002 at the Italian Serie A club Inter Milan, before moving to the English Premier League club Newcastle in 2006, and then the German Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg in 2009. Having joined Russian Premier League side Rubin Kazan in July 2010, they loaned him to Birmingham City in January 2011.
In club football, Martins has won the Italian Serie A title, the Italian Cup (twice), and the Italian Super Cup, all with Inter. With Birmingham he scored the winning goal in the 2011 Football League Cup Final.
He has played European football with Inter, Newcastle and Wolfsburg, winning the UEFA Intertoto Cup with Newcastle. His highest scoring league seasons so far have seen him score 11 goals in the 2004–05 Serie A, and 17 in both the 2006–07 English Premier League and 2014 MLS.
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