| Damian Emiliano Martinez|
(1992-09-02) 2 September 1992 (age 23)
Mar Del Plata, Argentina
Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. (#26 / Goalkeeper)
Wojciech Szczesny, Serge Gnabry, Chuba Akpom, Isaac Hayden, David Ospina
Damián Emiliano "Emi" Martínez (born 2 September 1992 in Mar Del Plata) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Arsenal as a goalkeeper.
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He made his début in the English Football League on emergency loan to Oxford United in their final game of the season against Port Vale in League Two on 5 May 2012; Port Vale won 3–0.
Martinez has been named on the Arsenal substitute bench for their fixtures away at Stoke City on 26 August 2012 and against Liverpool on 2 September 2012 as Wojciech Szczęsny and Łukasz Fabiański were injured at the time and at Southampton on 1 January 2013.
On 26 September 2012, Martínez made his Arsenal début in a 3rd Round League Cup tie at home to Coventry City. He then made his second Arsenal appearance in the following round in a 7–5 win away at Reading in which Arsenal were 4–0 down.
On 15 October 2013, he transferred to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday on an emergency 28-day loan agreement. On 14 November 2013 Arsenal announced that the loan agreement had been extended until 1 January 2014. Martínez made his debut for Wednesday on 23 November 2013 against Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town. The loan was extended to the end of the season soon after.
Martínez was an unused substitute as Arsenal won the Community Shield on 10 August 2014, with a 3–0 win over Manchester City at Wembley Stadium.
Martínez made his Arsenal debut in the Champions League group stage match against R.S.C. Anderlecht, which ended in a 2–1 win to Arsenal. He then made his Premier League debut as a 2nd half substitute, replacing the injured Wojciech Szczęsny against Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium. Because of the injuries of Wojciech Szczęsny and David Ospina, Martínez was made starting keeper against Borussia Dortmund on 26 November at the Emirates, keeping a clean sheet as Arsenal won 2–0. His "faultless" performance in the match led to him being named in that week's UEFA team of the week. He made his first Premier League start on 29 November against West Brom, which was followed by his second Premier League start against Southampton just four days later. He kept two clean sheets as Arsenal won both matches 1–0.
On 20 March 2015, Martínez joined Championship club Rotherham United on an emergency loan until the end of the season. He made his debut the following day against South Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday, conceding two added-time goals in a 2–3 home defeat.
On 2 August, Martínez was an unused substitute as new signing Petr Čech played for Arsenal in the 2015 FA Community Shield, a 1–0 win over rivals Chelsea.
On 11 August 2015, Martinez joined Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers on a season-long loan.
He was called up to the Argentina senior squad to replace Óscar Ustari to face Nigeria in June 2011.As of match played 1 December 2016
FA Community Shield: 2014, 2015