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Lautaro Martinez Biography

Sat 13 March 2021 | 18:30

A detailed look at Lautaro Martinez biography including his general information, life story, style of play and career statistics.

Lautaro Martinez is a professional player who is currently playing as a Striker for Inter Milan Football club and Argentina National team.

Over the past few seasons, Lautaro Martinez has proven to be among the most wanted center-forwards of the world football. A graduate of Racing Club youth academy, Lautaro Martinez made a name for himself after his impressive performances for Argentina youth and senior national teams as well as Inter Milan.

Lautaro Martinez also had a very successful career spell with his first team, Racing club where he scored 27 goals in a total of 60 games. Martinez has been a player for Argentina national team both at the youth and senior level. He represented his country in the 2019

Copa America

.

As of the beginning of March 2021, Lautaro Martinez has scored 72 goals and has provided 23 assists in 179 matches during his professional career. He has played 36 games for Inter Milan in the 2020-21 season, registering 15 goals and 8 assist to his name. His partnership with Romello Lukaku has been praised by media and fans. Stay tuned to read more about

Lautaro Martinez biography

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All You Need to Know about Lautaro Martinez Biography

In the following article, we will have a look at Lautaro Martinez biography which includes his career and personal life. We will go deep into every aspect of his personal and professional life to see why he is considered as one of the best forwards in the football world.

Lautaro Martinez Information

We will start our article on Lautaro Martinez biography with some of his general information including his Lautaro Martinez bio, physical stats, personal info and footballing information. Stay tuned to read more about

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Lautaro Martinez Bio

  • Full Name:

    Lautaro Javier Martinez

  • Nickname

    : El Toro (The Bull)

  • Profession

    : Professional Footballer

Lautaro Martinez Physical Stats

  • Weight

    : 72Kg

  • Height

    : 1.74 m (5 ft.8 in)

  • Eye Color:

    Brown

  • Hair Color:

    Brown

Lautaro Martinez Football Information

  • Position

    : Forward

  • Jersey Number:

    10 at Inter Milan and 9 with Argentine National Team

  • Professional Debut:

    2014

Lautaro Martinez Date of Birth and Personal Info

  • Date of Birth

    : 22th of August 1997

  • Birth Place

    : Bahía Blanca, Argentina

  • Zodiac Sign

    : Leo

  • Nationality

    : Argentinian

Lautaro Martinez Early Life

In this section of our article about Lautaro Martinez biography we will present you with the most interesting facts about

Lautaro Martinez childhood

and family background to see where he took his first steps as an amateur footballer.

Lautaro Martinez date of birth is at the 22th of August. It is interesting that He shares his birthday with Barcelona's left-back,

Junior Firpo

who is also born on the August 22.

Lautaro Martinez nationality

is Argentinian. He was born into a football-loving family from Bahía Blanca district in Argentina. Lautaro Martinez's parents supported their son all the way from the early stages of his footballing career to this day.

Lautaro's passion for football and his clear talent, persuaded his parents to sign him up for triasl at Boca Juniors and Racing club. He got rejected at Boca Juniors for not being fast and powerful enough. He was angry at the time but did not give up on his dream and went to join Racing Club instead.

Lautaro Martinez impressed right from the start of his amateur career at Racing. During this time of his life, He had to go on a long trip every day from his parents' house to the football academy. He has stated many times that he has a great relationship with them and is forever grateful for their support.

Lautaro's idol during his early years was former

Atletico Madrid

lethal striker, Radamel Falcao. Another interesting fact about his amateur career is that he started as a defender and gradually shifted to the attacking line. In 2014 Lautaro Martinez was called up to Racing club senior side, which market the start of his professional career at the age of 17.

Lautaro Martinez Profile

In This part of the article, we will concentrate on Lautaro Martinez profile which includes his style of play, goal celebration and the reception he has received from media, fans and his colleagues.

Starting his professional career at Racing Club

Lautaro Martinez professional career started in 2014 as he was promoted to

Racing club

senior side. He made his debut in a 3-0 win against Curcero. In his first two season with the senior team, Martinez was often used as a substitute. He made only 5 appearances and did not score any goal. In his third season though Lautaro Martinez continued to perform at a high level consistently. He was unstoppable and scored 9 goals in 28 matches.

His fine form in front of the goal continued in 2017-2018 season in which he scored 18 goals in 27 games. The following season (2018-2019) Lautaro ended his spell at his boyhood club after scoring a total of 27 goals and registering 6 assists in 60 appearances across all competitions.

Joining Inter Milan

In the summer of 2018 it was announced that Lautaro Martinez has signed a 5 year contract with Inter ilan to play at the Serie A. He made his debut for Inter Milan in 1-0 loss against Sassuolo. He scored his first goal for against Cagliari in Inter Milan's first home game of the season.

Lautaro Martinez first season at Italy was moderate, he played many games but found it hard to adjust to Serie A team's defensive and physical style of play. Overall, Lautaro played 35 matches for Inter and scored 9 goals.

The 2019-20 season

Lautaro's second season at Inter was his most successful of his career. He built a telepathic partnership with Belgian team mate

Romelu Lukaku

. Martinez played 49 games and scored an amazing 21 goals in all competitions, including one against AC Milan in his first participation in the Derby della Madonnina.

Another two of his biggest milestones at Inter were becoming the fourth Inter Milan player to score in four consecutive UEFA Champions League matches, and the fifth Argentinean overall to achieve the milestone. Other Inter players who share the record with Lautaro are Hernan Crespo, Samuel Eto’o, and Christian Vieri. Martinez achieved these two accomplishments at the age of 23.

With their forwards on fire, Inter was well in course for

Serie A

title for much of the season, but their formed dropped after the league was suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic. Inter still managed to finish second, one point behind eventual champions, Juventus. But the race for the title was long over before the end of the campaign.

Barcelona's interest and Lautaro's contract extension

Martinez amazing displays for Inter attracted the attention of many big clubs as they tried to secure his services before the start of the 2020-2021 season. Barcelona, in particular was desperate to sign the youngster to partner him with his Argentina national teammate, Lionel Messi. But the financial difficulties the club suffered due to Covid-19 Pandemic made it impossible for the Catalans to come up with his Buy-out Clause and Lautaro extended his contract with Inter Milan to 2024.

The 2020-21 season

Lautaro Martinez started the current season where he left the previous one, by being impressive for Los Blancos. His best game of the season was the 6-2 win against Crotone, in which Lautaro scored a hat-trick. As of March 2021, Lautaro Martinez has scored 15 and assisted 8 times in 36 games for Inter Milan across all competitions. He also scored a brace in the first Milan Derby of the season. Lautaro Martinez market value is €63.00m. He is under contract with Inter Milan until the end of June 2024.

With Argentina youth and senior national teams

On the international level, Lautaro Martinez was first called up to Argentina U20 side in January 2017. Lautaro was a member of Argentina's U20 team at the 2017 U-20 World Cup, where he wrote his name in the history of football by becoming the first player ever to be dismissed after a video referral after lashing out at England player, Tomori. He played 11 games and scored 7 goals for the team before being called up to the senior team.

Lautaro was first called into the Argentinian national team on March 2018 in the friendly games against Spain. He was selected for preliminary squad for 2018 World Cup but was eventually omitted from the list.

Later that year Martinez made his first full Debut for the national team and scored his first goal in the friendly game against Iraq. At 2019, He scored his first and only hat trick for Argentina in the friendly against Mexico, which Argentina won 4-0. His most important goals for the national team was against Venezuela in 2019 Copa America.

Next challenge for Lautaro Martinez at the international level is helping

Argentina

to win its first Copa America in three decades. The tournament was planned to be played at summer of 2020 but was post ponded a year after Covid-19 Pandemic hit the world.

As of February 2021, Lautaro Martinez has played 19 games for Argentina and has scored 10 goals.

Style of Play

Known for his finishing ability and killer touch, the Argentinian Center Forward is considered among the best goal scorers of the world. He is Dynamic, fast and tactically intelligent. Moreover, the Argentine is good in aerial duels and has tremendous physical powers. His work rate and participation in the defense is also on a high level.

Lautaro Martinez

position is Central Forward, but he has played as a second striker as well. During his career, Lautaro has played 115 games as the center-forward and 4 games as a second striker. He has also played 2 games as a left winger.

Even the best players of history have had their own share of criticism. In the case of Lautaro Martinez, He has been criticized the most for his tendency to dive too much in the penalty area and his reluctance to pass the ball when his team mates are better positions in the attack.

Reception

Lautaro Martinez is considered as one of the best center forwards of the football world at the moment. He has been praised by his coaches for his goal scoring instincts as well as his work rate and physicality.

Lautaro Martinez received praise from many footballing figures for his amazing performances in the 2019-20 season with Inter Milan. His amazing partnership with Lukaku has also been the center of media talks and Lautaro himself has praised his partner in crime at Inter Milan:

"With Lukaku we feel good, he’s a fantastic person even off the pitch. Our goal is to score as many goals as possible to help the team.”

Below are some of the best quotes on Lautaro Martinez:

“Lautaro Martinez is already a champion. He scores in all sorts of ways, helps out his teammates, is smart and fast and I like him a lot." (Gabriel Batistuta)

Goal Celebration

Goal celebration is one of the most important aspects of every player's career. Some footballers tend to change their goal celebration every now and then, while some others are known to have a signature goal celebration.

The general rule is that Footballers use the chance of celebrating goals to send messages that are important to them. For some, it is only a chance to show some fun gestures. Others celebrate their goals with messages to their loved ones, and then there are those who celebrate their goals by sending societal and political messages to the society.

Lautaro Martinez celebrates most of his goals by making his hands in the shape of two guns. His most memorable goal celebration was in the

Champions League

game against Shakhtar Donetsk when he celebrate his goal by putting a ball under the Nerazzuri shirt to announce the pregnancy of his girlfriend, Agustina Gandolfo.

Lautaro Martinez outside football

Lautaro Martinez has a simple life-style and he has admitted in interviews that he prefers to spend all his leisure time with his family and friends. He is an animal lover and his favorite pet are dogs.

Lautaro Martinez is active regularly on social media. His Instagram account is

@lautaromartinez

. He has around 3.8 million followers on Instagram. His twitter account id is 

toro_martinez10

Lautaro is a fan of tattoo culture and has a sentence tattooed on him which goes by: Live the life you love. Love the life you live.

Stay tuned to read more about

Lautaro Martinez life story

, career statistics and honors.

Lautaro Martinez Personal Life

One of the most interesting part of SportMob's article on

Lautaro Martinez biography

is about his personal life. In this section we will have a look at Lautaro Martinez immediate family, love life and children. We will also present you with some information about his philanthropy activities and legal issues.

Family, Children and Relationships

Lautaro Martinez was born at 22 day of August 1997, into a middle-class football-loving family from Bahia district in Argentina. His father was a gifted football player but due to financial difficulties he had to quit football at a relatively young age. His mother, Karina is a housekeeper.

Lautaro is the first of three children in his family. He has two brothers, Alan and Jano. The latter who is 10 years younger than Lautaro has pursuit a career in basketball and is reportedly very gifted.

Lautaro's father has had a big influence on Lautaro's career. He once said that his dream is for his son to one day be coached by Barcelona Legend, Pep Guardiola. He afterwards made it clear that it is merely his personal wish and he doesn't want to make any controversies regarding his son's future at Inter Milan.

Lautaro has had a close relationship with his mother as well, as he revealed in one of his interviews lately:

"After a certain game in which I lead my team to victory, I called my mom. When she answered the phone I could hear her crying. I knew she was so happy for me because she knows how much I had to sweat for the chances I had."

Lautaro Martinez first public relationship was with Sol Perez, A hard-working girl Lautaro met when playing for Racing Club. Their relationship started strongly, but faded as the time went by and at 2017 the couple split after Lautaro signed for Inter Milan and Sol Refused to leave Argentina.

Lautaro started his next relationship while he was still in Argentina. This time with a super model named, Agustina Gandolfo, who decided to move to Italy with Martinez. Agustina Gandolfo has been working as a model from a young age, and now she has a profession as an Instagram influencer. Agustina is an animal lover like Lautaro Martinez and they have a dog.

It is rumored that Mauro Icardi wife, Wanda Nara, introduced Lautaro and Agustina Gandolfo and the two instantly fell in love.

On August 11, 2020 Lautaro and Agustina announced via an Instagram post that they are expecting their first child, a girl who was born in the first of March, 2021.

Any new information about Lautaro Martinez love life and family will be published here at SportMob. You can also check out our article on

top facts about Agustina Gandolfo

if you want to know more about Lautaro Martinez's girlfriend.

Philanthropy

It is really interesting to know if Lautaro Martinez has had any background in humanitarian work and philanthropy.

Lautaro Martinez religion

is Christianity.

there are no information on Lautaro Martinez's involvement in any big charity event. However, He has given some of his jerseys to charity websites.

Legal Issues

While some footballers have certainly gotten into legal disputes with various people and organizations, Lautaro Martinez has had no legal disputes throughout his life.

Lautaro Martinez Career Statistics

In this section, we want to take a look at Lautaro Martinez career statistics both on the club and international level.

Club

Overall, Lautaro Martinez has played 179 games for two teams (Racing club and Inter Milan) during his career. He has registered 72 goals and 23 assists to his name.

Lautaro Martinez registered 22 goals and 6 assist in 48 games for Racing club in Argentina Super Liga Followed by 33 goals and 18 assists in 88 Serie A games for Inter Milan.

Lautaro Martinez best season individually was the 2019-20 Season in which he scored 21 goals and assisted further 8 in 49 games for Inter Milan across all competitions.

International

On the international, Lautaro Martinez career stats shows that he has scored 10 goals in 19 games for Argentina National team. He was also a member of Argentina U20 team and scored 7 goals in 11 matches.

Lautaro Martinez Honors

We rap up our article on Lautaro Martinez biography with a look at his honors and achievements.

Lautaro Martinez has not won any major trophy yet but he reached the UEFA Europa League final in the 2019-20 season, where Inter lost to Seville. For his amazing performances, Lautaro was selected in the UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season.

In 2019, Lautaro shone for Argentina in the Copa America, where his three goals helped his country to the semi-final, where they were beaten 2-0 by the host and eventual winners, Brazil. Lautaro and cos. ended the tournament at the third place after beating Chile.

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