Gabriel Martinelli Top Speed, Stats, Number, Age, Girlfriends, Market Value

“Opportunities favor the deserving, but it’s the truly deserving who seize them.” 

Gabriel Martinelli exemplifies the very essence of this quote. From Ituano to Arsenal, his story is nothing less than a fantasy come true. Join us as we uncover the exceptional journey of one of the fastest players on the global stage.

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Gabriel Martinelli’s Humble beginnings

Brazil is known to produce some of the most exciting and naturally gifted football stars including Pelé, Ronaldo Nazário, Rivaldo, Kaká, and Neymar Jr. who have revolutionized the beautiful game. A player who shares the same potential, Gabriel Teodoro Martinelli Silva was born on 18th June 2001 to parents Silva Martinelli (mother) and Joao Carlos Martinelli (father). He was born in one of the poorest areas of Guarulhos, the second most populous city in the Brazilian state of São Paulo.

Martinelli swiftly developed a love for football, taking his first kick at the ball during his toddler years. The Brazilian was initially introduced to futsal during his childhood and this is where he would develop all the foundational skills of the sport. With a vision to lift his family from poverty, he dreamt of transforming this vision into a tangible reality

Gabriel Martinelli’s Father

Martinelli’s father, Joao Carlos Martinelli is the epitome of a perfect father figure. He has always given his unwavering support in each endeavor his son has undertaken. Joao is constantly pictured watching his son play and has been spotted celebrating in the Arsenal end on countless occasions. 

He has always given his unwavering support in each endeavor his son has undertaken. Joao is constantly pictured watching his son play and has been spotted celebrating in the Arsenal end on countless occasions. 

A young Gabriel Martinelli with his father

Here is a cute video of Gabriel Martinelli celebrating with his dad and the Arsenal fans after Declan Rice’s last-minute winner against Luton Town. Arsenal were victorious over Luton Town in an exhilarating night which ended 4-3 in favor of the Gunners.

Gabriel Martinelli’s Mother

Information on Martinelli’s mother is still yet to be disclosed but it is known that she bore the surname Silva before tying the knot with Joao Carlos Martinelli.

18-year-old Gabriel Martinelli with his mother

Magnitude of stats 

Martinelli’s electrifying career began at the Corinthians sports club. The Brazilian was initially scouted by the Corinthians’ futsal team and after the first trial, he won the hearts of the coaches.

Gabriel would go on to score a total of 142 goals for the Corinthians’ futsal team after which he would transition to football on a natural grass pitch. Surprisingly Martinelli managed to adapt to the environment of football and scored over 200 goals for Corinthians which facilitated a move to Ituano FC in 2015. 

The attacking virtuoso was the youngest player to debut professionally for Ituano and impressed everyone with his 50% goal-scoring tally.

The breakthrough moment in his career came after Arsenal called up him for a trial. After trials for multiple other big clubs, Arsenal stood out for Martinelli and after his transfer to the Gunners, the rest is history. 

How many goals has Martinelli scored for Arsenal?

At the time of writing, he has already scored 40 goals and provided 22 assists for the English side at just 22 years of age. Martinelli has said that he is very happy at Arsenal on multiple occasions.

Fun Fact: Martinelli celebrated before scoring in Arsenal’s emphatic 4-2 victory over Aston Villa in the 2023 season.

Does Gabriel Martinelli have a Girlfriend?

Martinelli’s current girlfriend is the gorgeous Isabella Rousso. She is a medical student pursuing her dream to become a doctor.

Martinelli’s stunning girlfriend Isabella Rousso

The couple have been together since early 2021 and met after Gabriel broke up with his ex-girlfriend Rachel Akemy.  Gabriel and Isabella are madly in love with each other which is beautifully illustrated in their social media posts.

Martinelli’s affectionate relationship with his beloved girlfriend

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Gabriel Martinelli’s Personal Lifestyle

Martinelli currently earns a whopping £180,000 per week which adds up to a £9,360,000 annual salary. The winger’s net worth is estimated to be around 10 million dollars. Besides football, Gabriel finds joy in exploring the world through his travels and cherishing moments with his loving family and girlfriend.

Martinelli with his parents(left) and girlfriend(right) on a fun trip to Disney Land

Martinelli met with TikTok’s most followed influencer Khaby Lame and shared a picture on his social media handles hinting at a new celebration.

Which clubs did Martinelli trial for?

Martinelli’s successful spell at Corinthians and Ituano attracted many European giants including the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Arsenal. When the Brazilian wonderkid was on trial for Manchester United, he got the opportunity to meet some of the first-team players. This is where he met French superstar, Paul Pogba and also took a picture with the midfielder. 

In the words of Martinelli;

“Due to my facial looks, Pogba knew I was Brazilian.

He asked if everything was okay with me and where I was playing.

I told him everything that happened and then, he allowed me to take a picture with him. He also looked after me at my time there.”

 Martinelli’s viral picture with Paul Pogba during his trial period for the Red Devils.

After 4 unsuccessful trials for the English side, Martinelli went on to trial for Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid but still did not succeed. Little did Martinelli know something massive was in store for him.

Arsenal were the only club that pounced on the opportunity to sign the Brazilian. Coming from the small Brazilian club Ituano, the signing of Martinelli drew skepticism from many. However, today, all that echoes is applause and admiration for the signing.

A picture of Gabriel Martinelli on his signing day for the Gunners

Gabriel Martinelli’s Idols

Martinelli stated that he idolized former Man United star, Cristiano Ronaldo since his childhood. Nevertheless, the Brazilian wonder kid looks up to multiple football greats instead of focusing on a single one. He has said that he also likes to model his game around Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., Pele, and many other legends of the game.

Gabriel Martinelli’s Top Speed

Martinelli’s top speed was recorded at a rapid 35.85 km per hour. Usain Bolt, the fastest man on Earth, had an average speed of about 37.58 km per hour during his peak world record era. Here is one of Martinelli’s best goals for Arsenal after pacing through the whole length of the pitch in a 2-2 draw against London rivals, Chelsea.

Arteta’s Arsenal is one of the most promising and exciting sides in today’s football world. Alongside world-class teammates such as Bukayo Saka, Martin Ødegaard, William Saliba, Declan Rice, Leandro Trossard, Gabriel Jesus, and multiple others, Gabriel Martinelli is thriving at his best and pushing the team towards the pursuit of silverware. 

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Player Info

Full Name

Gabriel Teodoro Martinelli Silva



Date Of Birth

June 18, 2001

Place Of Birth

Guarulhos, Brazil






1.78 m

Marital Status



  •  Joao Carlos Martinelli (Father)
  • Silva Martinelli (Mother)



Professional Career

Current Team


Club Jersey Num


National Team


Youth Team(s)

  • SC Corinthians Paulista 
  • Ituano Futebol Clube


Left Winger

Preferred Foot


Playing Style

  •   Lightning-fast pace
  •   Intricate dribbling

Market Value

85 million euros

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