20 Facts About Anthony Martial


Anthony Jordan Martial is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the France national team.


Anthony Martial was the recipient of the 2015 Golden Boy Award for the best under-21 player in Europe.


Anthony Martial's trajectory stalled the following season, but he won more trophies under the guidance of Jose Mourinho.


Anthony Martial was named in their squad for UEFA Euro 2016, appearing in the final as France were defeated by Portugal.


Evra closely monitored the progress of Anthony Martial, and allowed him to play in one of his pairs of football boots at the age of 12.


Anthony Martial made two further appearances from the bench that season.


The clauses each related to certain accomplishments being achieved in the four years after the transfer, including if Anthony Martial scored 25 goals during that span, racked up 25 caps for France or won the Ballon d'Or before June 2019.


Anthony Martial finished the season as the club's top scorer in both the league and overall competitions with 11 goals and 17 goals respectively.


Anthony Martial retained his starting berth at Manchester United under new manager Jose Mourinho, starting ahead of in-form teammate Marcus Rashford on the left wing for the opening few games of the season.


On 31 January 2019, Anthony Martial signed a new five-year contract with Manchester United.


On 25 January 2022, Anthony Martial was loaned out to Spanish club Sevilla until the end of the season.


Anthony Martial scored 1 goal in 12 games for the club, in the Europa League; he did not score in La Liga.


Anthony Martial added two more in elite round victories against Switzerland and Sweden to confirm qualification.


Anthony Martial played all five games for France under-19 at the 2013 European Championship in Lithuania, finishing as runners-up to Serbia.


Anthony Martial was one of five Frenchmen selected in the Team of the Tournament.


On 26 August 2015, Anthony Martial was called up to the senior France squad for the first time, for friendlies against Portugal and Serbia in the following month.


On 17 May 2018, Anthony Martial was named on the standby list for the 23-man French squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


Anthony Martial's older brother, Johan, is a professional defender, who represented France up to under-20 level.


Anthony Martial has another older brother, Dorian, who was the captain of the senior team at Les Ulis.


The Anthony Martial family placed high emphasis on the education of their children.