Obafemi Martins Quotes (2 quotes)
“Things have taken time to get used to, the weather's not great and people seem to drink beer all the time, but there's nowhere I'd rather be playing.”
Martins on settling in Newcastle. Obafemi is a real shooting star. The Sun (August 8, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-08-18.
“I am happy at Newcastle. I love the city and the people. Our fans are the best in the world. Even if we are losing or not playing well there are still 52,000 backing us and I respect that.”
On life at Newcastle. Martins: Best is yet to come. Sky Sports (April 22, 2007). Retrieved on 2007-04-22.
“Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).”
The Virtue of Selfishness (1964 edition), Penguin - ISBN: 9781101137222
As quoted by Dick Cavett, in The Swimmers, The New York Times (3 June 2007)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsObafemi Martins
Bio: Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for Rubin Kazan and the Nigeria national team. 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.