Anthony Martial

Anthony Martial

Wondering who Anthony Martial is. He is a manchester united forward football player, Read on for interesting facts about him.

Anthony Martial Biography

Anthony Joran Martial is a professional footballer from France. He was born in Massy, Essonne, France on December 5, 1995. martial primarily plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United as well as the France national team.

Martial began his career at the age of six with the French association football club CO Les Ulis in 2001. Martial had a trial with Manchester City when he was 12 years old.

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Who is Anthony Martial

Anthony Jordan Martial (born 5 December 1995) is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United as well as the France national team.

How old is Anthony Martial

According to his date of birth which is  December 5, 1995. He is 27 years as of 2022

How tall is Anthony Martial

The football forwarder is quite tall as he stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.81m). He also has a body weight of 76kg.

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How did Anthony Martial get famous?

Martial began his professional career at Lyon after playing youth football for Les Ulis, and he was transferred to AS Monaco in 2013 for a fee of €6 million. He spent two seasons with Monaco before joining Manchester United in 2015 for an initial fee of £36 million that could rise to £57.6 million, making it the highest fee paid for a teenager in football history at the time. Anthony won the Golden Boy Award for the best under-21 player in Europe in 2015. He won the 2015-16 FA Cup in his debut season with Manchester United, establishing himself as one of the world’s most exciting prospects.

Anthony Martial Personal life

Martial was born in Guadeloupe.

Johan, his older brother, is a professional defender who has represented France up to the under-20 level. Dorian, his other older brother, was the senior team captain at Les Ulis. The Martial family placed a high value on their children’s education. He is described as shy and quiet by his youth coaches. Martial is a devout Roman Catholic.

Anthony Martial’s Net worth

Martial’s net worth in 2021 is estimated at 33 million dollars, while his wife Melanie Da Cruz is believed to have a net worth of three million dollars.

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Anthony Martial Family

He is the third of three boys born on December 5, 1995, to immigrants from the Caribbean island of Guadalupe, Joran Martial (father) and Audrey Martial (mother).

The career of Anthony Martial

Academy/Junior Cub Career

CO Les Ulis (2001–2009)

In 2001, young Martial joined CO Les Ulis, where he bred his football skills. At CO Les Ulis, his performance was convincing enough that after 8 years at the academy, Ligue 1 club, Olympique Lyonnais, signed him.

Lyon (2009–2012)

At Lyon, he played for the youth team. In his second year, he had an amazing performance for Lyon’s U-17 side, scoring 32 times in 21 matches. This did a lot for his career as he was noticed by the French National U-17 team and was granted his senior debut in a Europa League game against Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona, in December 2012. Two months later, he debuted in Ligue 1.

Senior Club Career

AS Monaco (2013–2015)

In June 2013, Ligue 1 club, AS Monaco signed Martial on a three-year contract worth about €5 million, with bonuses included. He debuted for Monaco in the Ligue 1 in November same year. About a week later, he scored his first goal in a league game against Rennes. The following month, a sprained ankle kept him out of action. For his impressive debut performance, his contract was extended to June 2018.

Martial began his second season at Monaco by scoring in a 1-1 draw against PSG in October. By the end of the season, Martial who had appeared in 36 Ligue 1 games had 9 goals. He further went on to sign another 1-year extension on his contract. 

Manchester United (2015–present)

In September 2015, Martial agreed to a four-year contract with Manchester United worth around £36 million, which could be increased to £58 million if he wins the Ballon d’Or or makes 25 appearances for the French national team during that time. His contract was the highest paid to a teenager by United. Anthony scored his first goal for the club in his debut against Liverpool in September 2015. He scored twice in his first EPL start against Southampton. Martial scored his fourth goal in four games in the third round of the League Cup, earning praise from United’s former manager, Alex Ferguson.

Martial received the PFA Fan’s Player of the Month, Goal of the Month, and EPL Player of the Month awards for his outstanding performance in September. He was the third-youngest player in Manchester United history to win EPL Player of the Month. He received the Golden Boy award in October 2015. Martial finished his debut season as United’s top scorer in the league in all competitions.

Anthony Martial International Career

Martial played for the French U-17 team in both the qualifiers and the tournament for the 2012 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. He also represented France in the U-19 European Championship in 2013. Martial was invited to play for the French senior team in a friendly game against Portugal and Serbia in August 2015 and made his debut in September against Portugal. He was named to France’s final 23-man squad for the Euros 2016, where they finished second. He was left out of the final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Is Anthony Martial still on loan?

Anthony Martial’s loan to Sevilla ends in failure as his claim of being the “biggest talent” backfires. Anthony Martial is set to return to Manchester United after a disappointing loan spell with La Liga club Sevilla that promised so much but left so much to be desired.

How much is Anthony Martial salary?

Anthony Martial – £250,000-per-week

Some United fans are surprised Martial is still at the football club.

What injury does Martial have?

After suffering a hamstring injury in the preseason, Martial has responded with three goals in two substitute appearances, against Manchester City and Omonia Nicosia, following an appearance in the 2-1 win over Liverpool in August.

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Conclusion

Martial’s Transfer to Manchester United on 1 September 2015 for £36 million, with the potential of being raised to £58 million was the highest transfer fee paid for a teenager, breaking the previous record of £27 million paid by the same United for Luke Shaw.

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