The next finalist profile in Nike’s THE CHANCE series is that of Robert Martinez, who plays at left back/mid. (Photography: Floyd Johnson)

 

Name:
Robert Martinez

Age:
19

Position:
LEFT MID/BACK

Hometown:
Sylmar, CA

Currently Living:
Arleta, CA

Club/School team you play for?
CZ Elite, Birmingham HS

Favourite Club:
FC Barcelona

Favourite Player:
Xavi

Who’s been the biggest inspiration on your career thus far?
Dad, because he always pushes me to do better.

What music do you listen to – who are your favorite artists/bands?
Hip Hop, Biggie Smalls, Tupac

What are you goals over the next year/season?
Play in college or go pro.