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Anthony Martial – the Beginning

posted 24 Oct 2015, 02:01 by Sportech Nz   [ updated 24 Oct 2015, 02:02 ]

At age 6 years Anthony Martial was being compared by his old coach with Thierry Henry. From the age of six until 14 Martial played and trained at a small club in a south-eastern suburb of Paris called Les Ulis. From this small pitch you can see the apartment block where Martial lived until a few years ago. Look to the left is the apartment block where Patrice Evra lived and near that the apartment block where Thierry Henry lived. Remarkably, French World Cup winner Thierry Henry and former United defender Patrice Evra all played for Club Omnisports des Ulis. Martial’s coach at Les Ulis, Mahamadou Niakate, played football on this pitch alongside Evra and Henry.

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