Martin Odegard is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as an attacking Midfielder for the English club Arsenal and the national team of Norway. His style of play has been compared to the Midfielder Mesit Ozil, for his creativity and incisive movement of the ball. He has been described as a modern playmaker with dribbling ability, vision and range of passing.
|Date of Birth:||December 17, 1998|
|Birth Place:||Drammen, Norway|
|Parents:||Hans Erik Odegaard, Lene Cecille Odegaard|
|Siblings:||Emilie Odegaard, Kristiffer Odegaard, Mari Odegaard|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|2005-2009||Drammen Strong (Youth Career)|
|2009-2014||Stromsgodset (Youth Career)|
|2015-2017||Real Madrid Castilla|
|2019-2020||Real Sociedad (loan)|
|National Team Career|
Martin Odegaard was born on December 17, 1998, in Drammen, Norway. He was raised in a Christian family by parents, Hans Erik Odegaard, Lene Cecille Odegaard. He had his first years in theblocal sport club Drammen Stron, which is father, Hans Erik Odegaard, co-founded, and also became the coach of his son’s team.
Martin Odegaard began his football career at the youth level with Stromsgodset.
He signed for Real Madrid 2015 before joining Heerenveen, Vitesse and Real Sociedad on successive loans between 2017 and 2019. He also won Copa del Rey with Real Sociedad in 2019.
He joined the English club Arsenal on a loan deal on January 27, 2021. He made his debut in a 0-0 home draw against Manchester United where he came in as a substitute for Emile Smith Rowe. He made his league start for Arsenal on February 14, in a 4-2 home win over Leeds United. He scored his first goal for Arsenal in a 3-1 win against Olympiacos in the first leg of the Europa League round of 16.
Arsenal later signed Odegaard on a permanent deal from Real Madrid on August 20, 2021. He signed a four-year deal for a transfer fee of €35 million. He was announced as the club’s captain in 2022.
Odegard represented Norway at the Under16, under-17, and under-21 levels before being called up to the senior team on August 19, 2014. He made his debut in a goalless draw against the United Arab Emirates, and became the youngest player to play for Norway at senior level, at 15 years and 253 days. He was named as the captain of the team by manager Stale Solbakken, in March 2021.
Odegaard is not married but has been reportedly in a relationship with Oda Burud since the pair was 15 years old.
Odegaard who was named in Time’s 30 most influential teenagers of 2015 has received individual awards such as:
- Tippeligaen Young Player of the Year: 2014
- Eredivisie Player of the Month: April 2019
- Vitesse Player of the Year: 2018-19
- La Liga Player of the Month: September 2019
Martin Odegaard is active on social media. He is on Instagram, @odegaard.98
Martin Odegaard earns his career as a footballer. He has a market value of €60 million based on stats from Transfermarkt. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Martin Odegaard:
Who is Martin Odegaard?
Martin is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as an attacking Midfielder for the English club Arsenal and the national team of Norway.
How old is Martin Odegaard?
He was born on December 17, 1998
Where is Martin Odegaard from?
He is from Drammen, Norway
What is Martin Odegaard height?
He stands at a height of 1.78 m.
Is Martin Odegaard married?
He is not married.
What is Martin Odegaard’s Net Worth?
Martin Odegaard has an estimated net worth of $20 million.