No. 9 Josef Martinez
Current Team: Atlanta United (MLS)
Professional Appearances: 205
National Team Appearances: 46
Josef Martinez appeared in Challenge Cup in 2017 and 2018 with reigning MLS champions Atlanta United.
Despite being just 25 years old, Martinez already has 205 professional appearances and 46 international caps to his name. In 2018, Martinez became the most decorated single-season player in MLS history, winning league MVP, All-Star Game MVP, the MLS Golden Boot, and MLS Cup MVP.
Martinez currently holds league records for career hat-tricks with six in his first 44 games, goals in a single season with 31 in 2018, cumulative goals in regular and postseason combined with 35 in 2018, and holds the joint-record for most consecutive games with a goal with nine.
The striker was named to the MLS Best XI in both 2017 and 2018. Martinez has earned four MLS Player of the Month awards through his two seasons in the league.
Martinez made his full national team debut at the age of 18. He’s scored nine goals in 46 appearances for Venezuela.