Obafemi Martins is surely one Nigerian player who is easily recognized anywhere. His trademark summersault celebration is one which also stands him out. We’ll be highlighting here the fabulous life style of the widely traveled Nigerian striker.
Martins has covered the three richest continents while representing clubs like Inter Milan, Wolfsburg, Birmingham( Europe) Seattle Sounders ( USA) and now Shanghai Shenhua ( China -Asia) amassing a lot of wealth to match his talent on the pitch.
Once the fifth highest paid player in the US major soccer league, his current wages at the Chinese club is $100,000 weekly.
Obafemi’s total net worth is estimated to be $35 million, with an annual salary of $2,400,000.00, the weapon of mass destruction as he is fondly called by Nigerian fans, flaunts his luxury with expensive acquisitions ranging from properties, cars, jewelries, as we enter Obagoal’s world.
He drives a Lamborghini valued at N50m, Porsche Gemballa worth N20m, Bmw X6 worth N18m, Mercedes McLaren – N61.7 Million and a Ferrari sport car.
The 32-year-old striker owns two mansions at VGC Lagos with a combined estimated value of N500 million, a massive home in Como, Italy valued at N800 Million, and top hotels in Italy.
Martins also enjoys displaying his collections of jewelries, and shoes, decorating his apartment with luxurious chairs adorned with jerseys of clubs he represented in his adventurous career.
He is said to have secretly married his long term partner and mother of his two sons Abigail Barwuah, the sister of Italian footballer Mario Balotelli.
It’s not just a flamboyant and extravagant lifestyle for the Lagos-born footballer, as he is also big on philanthropic engagements with his Obafemi Martins Foundation known for providing relief and aid to the less privileged. They Recently gave out 1,000 walking aids to numerous handicapped people last year in a well publicized charity act amongst other kind gestures.
Hope you enjoyed this edition of Nigerian players lifestyle with Obafemi Martins.
See you next time when we profile another Nigerian star off the pitch activities.