Obafemi Martins quits MLS – Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has announced his decision to quit the Seattle Sounders and Major League Soccer.
In an heartfelt letter to Sounders fans on his Twitter page, the prolific scorer announced he was moving to Chinese Super League side, Shanghai Shenshua.
The former Inter Milan striker expressed his appreciation to the fans in his letter, explaining his reason for leaving as a desire for a new
Thanks to all who made these last three years an amazing experience. Seattle has a special place in my heart ?? pic.twitter.com/qg3XxYRzbK
— OBA MARTINS (@Obafemimartins) February 18, 2016
Obafemi Martins, whose nickname is Obagoal, scored 43 goals in 83 appearances for Seattle in 3 years at the club.
Though the deal hasn’t been officially announced, Martins has already in China and is eager to get things started with his new team.
Obafemi Martins arrived Shanghai Shenhua’s training camp in South Korea. pic.twitter.com/5OCEMYSpMI
— TransferMarkt China (@asaikana) February 17, 2016