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Martin Ødegaard
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Ødegaard playing for Real Madrid in 2015
Personal information
Full name Martin Ødegaard
Date of birth 17 December 1998 (1998-12-17) (age 22)
Place of birth Drammen, Norway
Height 1.78 m
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club Real Madrid
Youth career
2005–2009 Drammen Strong
2009–2014 Strømsgodset
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Strømsgodset 23 (5)
2015–2017 Real Madrid Castilla 58 (5)
2015– Real Madrid 8 (0)
2017–2018 → Heerenveen (loan) 38 (3)
2018–2019 → Vitesse (loan) 31 (8)
2019–2020 Real Sociedad (loan) 31 (4)
2021 Arsenal (loan) 14 (1)
National team
2013 Norway U15 2 (0)
2013 Norway U16 6 (0)
2014 Norway U17 4 (0)
2014–2018 Norway U21 18 (5)
2014– Norway 30 (1)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:54, 23 May 2021 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:51, 6 June 2021 (UTC)

Martin Ødegaard (born 17 December 1998) is a Norwegian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Norway national team.

Ødegaard made his debut for Strømsgodset Toppfotball in April 2014, nearly becoming the youngest player to feature in Tippeligaen, and became its youngest goalscorer in May. After being a regular part of the team in his first season and training with several foreign clubs, Ødegaard was signed by Real Madrid in January 2015. He was registered for their reserve team, Real Madrid Castilla, but trained mainly with the first team. In May 2015, he became the youngest player to represent Real Madrid. In January 2017, he was loaned to SC Heerenveen for 18 months, then to Vitesse and Real Sociedad for a season each. After a return to Real Madrid at the beginning of the 2020–21 season where he was frequently sidelined with a recurring knee injury and unable to secure a starting position, Ødegaard was loaned to Arsenal during the winter transfer window until the end of the season.

Ødegaard made his international debut against the United Arab Emirates in August 2014, becoming the youngest debutant for the senior team at the age of 15 years and 253 days. In October 2014, he became the youngest player to feature in a qualifying match for the UEFA European Championship.

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