- Date of Birth
- Age 47 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country Spain ES
- Birth Name Roberto Martinez Montoliu
- Birth Place Balaguer
- Father Robert Martinez senior
- Mother Amor Montoliu
- Net Worth $5 Millin
- Salary $1.3 Million
- Nationality Spanish
- Ethnicity Mixed
- Profession Manager
- Currently Working For Belgium National Team
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Beth Thompson
- Children Luella
- Religion Christian
Roberto Martinez is a well-established Spanish football coach and a former professional player. He has been working as the head coach/manager of the Belgium National team since 2016. Martinez started his coaching career in 2007 and played professional football for more than fifteen years. In addition, Roberto played as a defensive midfielder for his team.
Roberto Martinez was born Roberto Martinez Montoliu on July 13, 1973, in Balaguer, Spain. He is the son of Robert Martinez senior and his wife, Amor Montoliu. He played at every level of youth football for the club before moving to Real Zaragoza at 16. Roberto stands five feet and ten inches tall and weighs 77 kg.
Roberto Martinez's Career from Football to Manager of National Team
Roberto started playing football from a very early age. He played his first competitive game for the club's youth team when he was nine years old. Martinez made his professional debut with the Zaragoza B team in 1991. After playing with the team for two seasons, In 1993, Roberto played for the Zaragoza.
In 1994, Martinez moved to Balaguer and then played with the team for a season. The following year, He moved to Wigan Athletic and spent most of his time with the club. Roberto played for six seasons with the team and appeared in 187 games. At the end of the 2001 season, Roberto moved to Scottish club Motherwell and then played for a season. In 2003, Swansea City signed him and played with the club until 2006 and then moved to Chester City.
Roberto ended his professional playing career in 2007 and then started working as the manager of Swansea City. Martínez won his first League One Manager of the Month Award for October 2007. He led them to the promotion from League One as Champios. Martinez then joined Wigan Athletic in 2009, helping the club avoid relegation for three consecutive seasons. At the end of 2013 season, The club got relegated but won the FC Cup. Robertyo worked with Everton from 2014 until 2016 and then Belgium hired him as their national head coach.
In 2018, Belgium became the first European Side to qualify for the World Cup. They lost the semi-final to France and won against England for the third place. Belgium ranked at no. 1 in September 2018 and held the position until February 2021. In 2020, Belgium extended their contract with Roberto for two-years.
Married life of Roberto Martinez
Roberto is married to his longtime girlfriend, Beth Thompson. The love birds tied their wedding knot on in June 2009 after dating for several years. The couple met in Scotland in 2002, while he was playing for Motherwell. Shortly after the wedding, the couple were blseed with a daughter Luella. The family of three is living a happy and blissful married life.
Salary, Net Worth, and Earnings
Roberto Martinez has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. As per sources, Martinez has an annual salary of more than $1.3 Million and has increased with his extension of contract in 2020. He is one of the best manager currently working and shall be earning much more in future.
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