Gelson Dany Batalha Martins is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Ligue 1 club Monaco and the Portugal national team. He started his career at Sporting, appearing in 125 competitive matches and winning two trophies during his three-year tenure. In 2018 he signed with Atlético Madrid and, the following year, joined Monaco initially on loan. A Portuguese international since 2016, Martins represented the nation in the 2018 World Cup and the 2017 Confederations Cup.
About Gelson Martins
Portuguese winger who has played for Sporting Clube de Portugal. He made a name for himself during the UEFA European U19 Championships and at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup where he scored against Senegal.
He has played youth soccer since 2008 with teams C.F. Benfica and Sporting Clube de Portugal.
He is mainly a winger but has also played right back.
He was born in Praia, Cape Verde, but moved to Portugal as a teenager.
He played for Portugal's Sporting CP like former member Cristiano Ronaldo.
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- Footballers from Santiago, Cape Verde
- Cape Verdean expatriates in Portugal
- Sportspeople from Praia
- Cape Verdean footballers
- Expatriate footballers in Monaco
- Atlético Madrid footballers
- AS Monaco FC players
- Portugal under-21 international footballers
- Portugal international footballers