Obafemi Martins Sounders Fc
Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins (born 28 October 1984) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward . He is known for his speed on the ball. After leaving Nigeria for Italy at age 16, he has since played for a number of top-division clubs around Europe . He began his senior career in 2002 at Serie A club Inter Milan , before moving to Premier League club Newcastle United in 2006, and then to Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg in 2009. Having joined Russian Premier League side Rubin Kazan in July 2010, they loaned him to Birmingham City in January 2011.