Lautaro Martinez

Lautaro Martinez Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki [World Cup 2022]

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What is Lautaro Martinez recent Net worth?
$3 million

Who is Lautaro Martinez?

Lautaro Javier Martinez, better known by his nickname Lautaro Martinez, is an Argentine footballer who now plays as a striker for Inter Milan in Italy and for the Argentina national team. Racing Club was where the striker began his career in 2015 and spent the next four seasons.

Lautaro Martinez was born on August 22, 1997, and has played for Argentina’s national team at both the junior and senior levels. He has 17 caps and nine goals to his name. Lautaro Martinez was born in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, to mother Karina Vanesa Gutierrez and father Mario Martinez.

Lautaro attributes his professional success to his father. In fact, he followed in his father’s footsteps by joining the local team Liniers and pursuing a professional football career. He excelled at the U17 level with his father.

Jano Martinez and Alan Martinez are his two brothers. His younger brother Jano revealed in an interview with Argentine news site that his older brother almost chose basketball over a career in football “We played two against two on the Villa when we were all together in Bahia Blanca. My father and I were pitted against Alan and Lautaro. When my grandfather asked Lautaro to choose between basketball and football when he was 15, he almost chose basketball.”

Lautaro Martinez is dating Agustina Gandolfo, an Argentine model and Instagram influencer. Wanda Nara, Mauro Icardi’s wife, introduced the two. Gandolfo, his lovely lover, was born in 1996 and has quickly amassed massive 531k followers – and it’s simple to see why.

She is frequently photographed in a variety of revealing bikinis. She’s also frequently seen at the San Siro cheering for her man. Gandolfo and her beau have relocated to Milan. Similarly, the 23-year-old striker is well-known for always showcasing his extravagant lifestyle to his three million Instagram followers.

Martinez made his name as a forward after beginning his career as a central defender, naming Radamel Falcao as one of his key influences. He is recognized for his graceful playing style, superb dribbling abilities, and clinical finishing ability, as well as astonishing physical power and aerial prowess despite his petite frame; yet, analysts have criticized him for his lack of accuracy from the penalty spot.

He is a highly creative and hardworking player who can assist goals as well as score them; as a result, he can play as a second striker in addition to his usual roles as a center-forward or out–and–out striker.

El Toro is his nickname because of his leadership, toughness, and aggressiveness on the field (“The Bull,” in Spanish).  Martinez was named one of the most promising young players in world football by in 2020, while manager Mauricio Pochettino regarded him as one of the finest strikers in the world. [60] In 2020, Hernán Crespo, a former Argentina and Inter striker, compared Martinez to compatriot Sergio Agüero.

Lautaro Martinez is now signed to a five-year contract with Inter Milan, where he earns €55,000 per week or €2,860,000 per year. The team’s highest-paid players are Samir Handanovic, Alexis Sanchez, and Romelu Lukaku. He also makes a solid living with the national team. He is also endorsed by a number of companies, including Nike.

Lautaro is currently valued at €64.00 million. His market value was previously measured at €80 million, his highest to date. Lautaro Martinez has a net worth of over $3 million.

Lautaro Martinez, who was previously available through the activation of a €111 million ($125 million) release clause, has reportedly been decreased by Inter Milan. However, the Italians allege that this expired on July 7, meaning that any move for the Argentine will require alternative figures. However, the good news for FC Barcelona is that his asking price has been reduced to €90 million ($101 million).

The Career of Lautaro Martinez

Lautaro Martinez Racing

Player: Lautaro Martinez Racing (source: Facebook)

Lautaro Martinez’s professional career began in 2014 when he was promoted to the senior team of Racing Club. In a 3-0 win over Curcero, he made his debut. Martinez was frequently utilized as a substitute throughout his first two seasons with the senior club. He only made five appearances and did not score. Lautaro Martinez, on the other hand, continued to play well in his third season. In 28 games, he was unstoppable, scoring 9 goals.

His excellent goal-scoring form continued in the 2017-2018 season when he scored 18 goals in 27 games. Lautaro finished his time at his boyhood club the next season (2018-2019) with a total of 27 goals and 6 assists in 60 games across all competitions.

Lautaro Martinez signed a five-year contract with Inter Milan to play in Serie A in the summer of 2018. He made his Inter Milan debut in a 1-0 loss to Sassuolo. In Inter Milan’s first home game of the season, he scored his first goal against Cagliari. Lautaro Martinez’s first season in Italy was uneventful; he appeared in a few games but struggled to acclimatize to the defensive and physical style of play of Serie A teams. Lautaro appeared in 35 games for Inter and scored nine goals.

Lautaro had his most successful season at Inter in his second season. He formed a telepathic connection with Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku. Martinez appeared in 49 games and scored 21 goals across all competitions, including one against AC Milan in his maiden appearance in the Madonnina Derby.

Another of his most significant achievements at Inter was becoming the fourth Inter Milan player and the sixth Argentine to score in four consecutive UEFA Champions League matches. Hernan Crespo, Samuel Eto’o, and Christian Vieri are among the Inter players that have the same record as Lautaro. At the age of 23, Martinez accomplished these two goals.

Inter was well on their way to winning Serie A for much of the season, but their form slipped once the competition was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite finishing second, Inter finished one point behind eventual champions Juventus. However, the title race was over well before the season ended.

Martinez’s outstanding performances for Inter drew the interest of a number of major clubs, who attempted to gain his services before to the start of the 2020-2021 season. Barcelona, in particular, was anxious to get the youngster to match him up with Lionel Messi of Argentina. However, due to financial difficulties caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Catalans were unable to meet his Buy-out Clause, and Lautaro’s contract with Inter Milan was extended until 2024.

Lautaro Martinez started the current season where he left the previous one, by being impressive for Los Blancos. Lautaro’s greatest game of the season was a hat-trick against Crotone in a 6-2 victory. Lautaro Martinez has 15 goals and 8 assists in 36 games for Inter Milan in all competitions as of March 2021. He also scored a brace in the season’s first Milan Derby. Lautaro Martinez is worth €63.00 million. Inter Milan has him under contract until the end of June 2024.

Lautaro Martinez was called up to Argentina’s U20 team for the first time in January 2017. Lautaro was a member of Argentina’s U20 team at the 2017 U-20 World Cup when he made history by becoming the first player ever to be expelled after a video referral after a scuffle with England’s Tomori. Before getting called up to the senior team, he played 11 games for the team and scored 7 goals.

Lautaro made his debut appearance for Argentina in March 2018 in a friendly match against Spain. He was named to the preliminary team for the 2018 World Cup but was ultimately left off the list. Martinez made his full debut for the national team later that year, scoring his first goal in a friendly match against Iraq. In a friendly against Mexico in 2019, he earned his first and only hat trick for Argentina, which Argentina won 4-0. His most crucial goal for the national team came in the 2019 Copa America versus Venezuela.

Lautaro Martinez’s next international challenge is to assist Argentina to win its first Copa America in three decades. The tournament was supposed to take place in the summer of 2020, but it was postponed a year after the Covid-19 Pandemic swept the globe.

He scored Argentina’s final goal in a 4–1 triumph over Bolivia in Argentina’s final Copa América group match on June 28, 2021. He scored the second goal in a 3–0 triumph over Ecuador in the competition’s quarter-finals on July 3. Martinez scored the opening goal in Argentina’s semi-final 1–1 draw with Colombia on July 6, and he later scored his spot-kick in Argentina’s eventual 3–2 penalty shoot-out triumph to advance to the final.

Awards, Titles, and Achievements

Lautaro Martinez Super Coppa Italia

Player: Lautaro Martinez Super Coppa Italia (source: Facebook)

Lautaro Martinez has won a number of titles with club as well as country and has received individual honors.

Inter Milan

  • Serie A: 2020–21
  • Coppa Italia: 2021–22
  • Supercoppa Italiana: 2021
  • UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2019–20


  • Copa América: 2021


  • Ballon d’Or: 2021 Nominee
  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2019–20
Below is the chart showing the comparison of Lautaro Martinez's goals with other Forward players. The selected players for comparison include Raul de Tomas, Pablo Sarabia, Ollie Watkins.