A picture of Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez

Origianlly from Balaguer in Catalonia, Roberto Martinez played for his home town in the Spanish third division before moving to play for Real Zaragoza in La Liga. In 1995 he was spotted by Dave Whelan, the millionaire owner of Wigan Athletic, and brought over to play in the English League. He then played for Motherwell, Walsall, Swansea and Chester before deciding to follow his father’s footsteps into management when offered the job at Swansea in 2007.

BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR

Roberto: Kicking Every Ball

- Roberto Martinez
£5.95