Martin Braithwaite

by MKhanal 06 Feb,2018
Martin Braithwaite
Body Stats
Weight in KG 77 kg kg
Personal Info
  • Father Keith Braithwaite
  • Mother Heidi Braithwaite
  • Birth Name Martin Braithwaite Christensen
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Anne-Laure Louis
  • Birth Country Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Famous Name Martin Braithwaite
  • Children 3
  • Divorce No
  • Nationality Danish
  • Affair with No
  • Ethnicity Guyanese
  • Girlfriend No
  • Boyfriend No
  • Religion Unknown
  • Currently Club Bordeaux as a loan from Middlesbourgh
  • Tatto(s) No

Martin Braithwaite is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a striker and occasionally a winger. He recently signed with the Spanish club Espanyol and is also a Denmark National Football Team member. Earlier, Braithwaite Leganes, Middlesbrough, and Toulouse.

The Danish forwarder Martin was also picked for the Russia World Cup 2018 in 23 man squad for the Danish national team.

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The Danish forward completed his move to top-tier Spanish Barcelona from Leganes for €18 million. His release clause was set to €300 million but was lowered for the immediate signing. He reportedly earned around $40,000 a week at Leganes and will receive the same amount as his salary from Barcelona.

Martin Martin lives a luxury lifestyle SOURCE: [email protected]

Braithwaite's annual salary is reported to be about $1.9 million in 2020. A reliable player and a good family man, Martin Braithwaite's current net worth is unknown.

His wage rate for Bordeaux was estimated to be €22,000. His weekly wage was £30,000 for Middlesbrough and more than €15,240 for the French club, Toulouse previously. From his above weekly wages, his salary can be assumed to be more than €1.1 million that he earned annually as a salary from Bordeaux.

He is also actively involved with humanitarian organizations and gives his time to various charities and trusts. During his time with the French club, Toulouse, he pledged to donate €1000 to charity for every goal he scored during the season.

Who is Martin Braithwaite's Wife?

Martin Braithwaite is happily married and currently enjoys his life with his family. He is married to a French Journalist and TV show host Anne-Laure Louis. Martin and Anne met through a TV report and married in the summer of 2019 in Ibiza.

Martin Braithwaite and his wife SOURCE: [email protected]

The couple is blessed with three children and is expecting their fourth child, a son with a due date in April. He is a highly devoted family man.

Braithwaite and his wife Anne with their children SOURCE: [email protected]

A genuinely inspirational player with good moral values, a loving heart, and a great spirit Martin Braithwaite is a true inspiration for all who want to make a career in Football.

Martin Braithwaite's Early Life

Braithwaite is of Guyanese ethnicity and was born on June 5, 1991, in Esbjerg, Denmark, to parents: mother, Heidi Braithwaite, and father, Keith Braithwaite. He was born and raised in Denmark.

Martin Braithwaite's Early Career

Martin Braithwaite started his career playing in the youth ranks of local Danish clubs like SGI, Esberg FB, and FC Midtjylland.

Martin Braithwaite's Professional Career

Esbjerg fB

After finishing his youth career at Esbjerg fB, he made his debut for the main team during season 2009. His team won the Danish Cup in the 2012/13 season, with him scoring two crucial goals for the team against Brondby IF in the semi-final.

With his impressive play at the Danish club, Braithwaite attracted many European top-level clubs such as Auxerre, Rennes, Hull City, and Celtic. He scored seventeen goals in 88 matches during his time at the club.

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He was signed to the French football club, Toulouse FC, on August 2013 for a reported fee of approx. €2 million.

Middlesbrough FC

The Danish striker signed a four-year contract with Middlesbrough club for around £9 million.

He made his debut for the English team at a league match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 5, 2017, and scored his maiden goal for the English club against Brentford on September 30, 2017.


He was loaned to the French football club on January 31, 2018, for the rest of the season. He then joined Leganes on loan in 2019. He later signed a permanent deal with Leganes in 2019.

Leganes and Barcelona

Braithwaite played with Leganes for a season and was signed by Barcelona, triggering the release clause, which was reported to be €18 million. He made his debut against Eibar, assisting Lionel Messi to win the match 5-0.

Martin Braithwaite International Career

Though he was eligible to play for Guyana, he opted for Denmark. After representing Denmark in their  U-17, U-18, and U-21 teams, he made his debut senior side against Georgia in a friendly match in June 2013.

Braithwaite scored his first international goal for Denmark against Poland in a friendly match in August 2013.

He was one of the critical strikers along with Yussuf Poulsen and Andreas Cornelius, and several players such as Christian Eriksen, Pione Sisto, Andreas Christensen, Jens Larsen, captain Simon Kjaer as well as vice-captain William Kvist played significant in Denmark qualifying for 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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