Nadine Nifemi Martins took to social media to celebrate her husband and ex-Super Eagles striker.
Nadine Nifemi Martins has taken to her social networks to pen a heartfelt message to her husband Obafemi Martins.
The former Super Eagles of Nigeria star turns 39 today, and is arguably one of the most famous Nigerian strikers of all time.
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Nadine took to her Instagram page to send the former Nigeria international a heartfelt birthday message as he turned 39 - as she captioned the post: 'Happy birthday to my one and only, there’s no words to describe my love for you, forever and always.’
Martins was formerly married to Mario Balotelli's sister, Abigail Barwuah.
Martins and his Ghanaian-Italian wife have one child, Kendrick, whom they welcomed in 2013.
However, reports said their marriage ended as the former Newcastle United and Seattle Sounders found love again in the arms of Nadine.
Nadine and Obafemi Martins got married in August 2021 in a secret ceremony.
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The beautiful Wag also co-manages Obafemi Martins’ Foundation.
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Obafemi Martins Career
After leaving Nigeria for Italy at age 16, Obafemi Martins played for a number of top-division clubs around Europe.
He began his senior career in 2002 at Serie A club Inter Milan, before he moved to Premier League club Newcastle United in 2006, and then to Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg in 2009.
Having joined Russian Premier League side Rubin Kazan in July 2010, they loaned him to Birmingham City in January 2011.
He spent a season with La Liga club Levante, he played for Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer from 2013 to 2015, scoring 40 goals, before spending several years in China with Shanghai Shenhua and Wuhan.
Martins has won the Serie A title, the Italian Cup (twice), and the Italian Super Cup, all with Inter. With Birmingham he scored the winning goal in the 2011 Football League Cup Final.
He has played European football with Inter, Newcastle and Wolfsburg, winning the UEFA Intertoto Cup with Newcastle.
His highest scoring league seasons so far have seen him score 11 goals in the 2004–05 Serie A, and 17 in both the 2006–07 Premier League and 2014 MLS.
In international football, Martins has been in the Nigerian squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2006, 2008 and 2010, and for the FIFA World Cup in 2010, and currently ranks sixth in the all-time scorers list for the Super Eagles.