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December 17, 1998 (25)
Martin Ødegaard is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Arsenal and the Norway national team. Known for his creativity, vision, and technical ability, Ødegaard became the youngest player to debut in the Norwegian Premier League at the age of 15. His early career at Real Madrid marked him as one of Europe’s most promising young talents. At Arsenal, Ødegaard has developed into a key player, showcasing his playmaking skills and leadership on the field.
Ødegaard’s career trajectory has been marked by significant achievements and roles. He made his professional debut with Strømsgodset IF in the Norwegian Premier League, quickly gaining attention for his exceptional talent. His transfer to Real Madrid in 2015 was a landmark move, making him one of the youngest players ever to join the club. While at Real Madrid, he had loan spells at SC Heerenveen, Vitesse, and Real Sociedad, where he honed his skills and gained valuable experience. His move to Arsenal initially on loan in January 2021, later made permanent, has seen him become an integral part of the team, contributing significantly to their midfield.
Throughout his career, Ødegaard’s collaborations with various coaches and players have been crucial in his development. He has worked under the guidance of managers like Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid and Mikel Arteta at Arsenal, both of whom have influenced his playing style and tactical understanding. His on-field partnerships with players such as Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe at Arsenal have been pivotal, creating a dynamic and effective midfield. Additionally, his role in the Norway national team, particularly his partnership with Erling Haaland, has been significant in elevating the team’s performance.
Ødegaard’s career is distinguished by several awards and recognitions. He was named in the Eredivisie Team of the Year during his loan spell at Vitesse for the 2018-2019 season, highlighting his impact in the Dutch league. His performances at Real Sociedad earned him a place in the La Liga Team of the Season for 2019-2020. At Arsenal, his leadership and skill have been acknowledged, with him being named the club’s Player of the Month on multiple occasions.