Roberto Martinez is a Spanish professional football manager who coaches the Belgium National Football Team. He led Belgium to the FIFA World Cup 2018 semi-finals. The 49-year-old’s net worth is $5 million. Here we look closely at Roberto Martinez’s net worth, salary earnings, career, record, wife, and more.
About Roberto Martinez
Roberto Martínez Montoliu was born on 13 July 1973 in Balaguer, Spain. He is a former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. He never played for the national team.
Roberto Martinez is the current coach of the Belgium National Football Team. He is leading Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, and co. in the FIFA World Cup 2022. The Spanish tactician managed a few English clubs before taking over Belgium.
Roberto Martinez took charge of Belgium in August 2016 as a successor to Marc Wilmots. He led the nation to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as the first team from Europe, barring the host nation Russia.
He marshaled the golden generation of Belgium well and ran deep into the World Cup 2018. Belgium won all three group games, including a 1-0 victory over England.
From a 2-goal deficit, Belgium beat Japan by 2-1 in the last 16. They took down the tournament’s favorites Brazil by 2-1 to reach the semi-finals.
However, Roberto Martinez’s boys lost 1-0 to France in the semi-finals and finished third place by beating England 2-0. It was the nation’s best-ever result in the World Cup.
In Euro 2020, Roberto Martinez’s Belgium suffered a 2-1 defeat to the eventual champions, Italy. The Spanish tactician helped Belgium to stay at FIFA World Ranking no. 1 from September 2018 to February 2021.
Roberto Martinez’s contract with Belgium will expire after the end of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Before Belgium, he managed a few English clubs – Swansea City (2007-2009), Wigan Athletic (2009-2013), and Everton (2013-2016). He helped Wigan to win the FA Cup in 2013.
Roberto Martinez’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023. As the head coach of Belgium, the Spanish tactician earns a decent salary.
Roberto Martinez’s salary is €1.2 million per year. Since 2019, he has been earning this salary yearly.
The 49-year-old’s contract with Belgium will expire after the end of the 2022 World Cup. A potential contract extension is on the table for the Spaniard, given the team’s performance in the FIFA World Cup 2022. He could get a £3 million-a-year contract extension.
|Full Name||Roberto Martínez Montoliu|
|Current Team||Belgium (Head Coach)|
|Date of Birth||13 July 1973|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
|Salary||€1.2m per year|
Roberto Martinez is a vastly experienced tactician. He marshals his troops according to the games. However, he prefers the 3-4-2-1 formation.
He deploys a 3-man backline at the defense’s heart, giving defensive solidity. Wing-backs are crucial in his game plan.
While defending, the wing-backs stay deep and form a 5-man backline. They get freedom while attacking, making forward runs into the enemy territory to provide crosses. Thomas Meunier plays as a wing-back in Roberto Martinez’s formation.
Up front, a lone striker plays in front of two attacking midfielders, usually Eden Hazard and De Bruyne.
Roberto Martinez’s Wife
Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez married his Scottish sweetheart Beth Thompson in 2009 at St Joseph’s Cathedral.
The couple tied the knot after 7 years of dating. They are blessed with two daughters – Luella and Safina.
Born on 13 July 1973, he is 49 years old.
He is 178 cm (5 ft 10 in) tall.
[As of 23 Nov. 2022]
|Belgium||2016 – Present||78||56||12||10|
Achievements as a Manager
- FIFA World Cup 3rd Place: 2018
- FA Cup: 2012-2013
FAQs About Roberto Martinez
What is Martinez’s Net Worth in 2023?
Roberto Martinez’s net worth is $5 million as of 2023.
How much is his salary?
He earns a €1.2 million salary per year.
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