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.
“He was born to be a senator. He never said anything important, and he always said it sonorously.”
Elmer Gantry (1927)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
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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.