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Martin

Demichelis

Minutes played

90

Pass Accuracy

77%

Touches

36

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 90
Passes completed 17/22
Touches 36
Assists 0
Goals 0
Shots on target 0
Personal
Position Defender
Date of birth 20 December 1980
Place of birth Justiniano Posse, Argentina
Height (ft) 1.84m
Weight (st)
International caps / goals 37 / 2
2013/2014 League Cup
Appearances 0 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Passes 0 0
Yellow cards 0 0
Red cards 0 0

City on Demichelis:

Joined City: 1/9/13

Past clubs: River Plate (2000-03), Bayern Munich (2003-10), Malaga (2011-13), Atletico Madrid (2013)

Team honours:

River Plate: Argentina Primera Division (2003, 2004)

Bayern Munich: Bundesliga (2005, 2006, 2008, 2010), DFB-Pokal (2005, 2006, 2008, 2010), DFB-Ligapokal (2004, 2007), DFL-Super Cup (2010)

City: Premier League (2014), Capital One Cup (2014)

Individual honours:

Etihad Player of the Month (April 2014)


Bio: Fan favourite, cult hero, ‘the Ponytail’ – Martin Demichelis proved his critics wrong to win a piece of every City supporter’s heart.

A rock in the centre of defence, his astute reading of the game and ball-playing ability from the back breeds confidence in those around him.

Remaining calm in the face of the fiercest storm, Martin continues to make his detractors look silly and the news he had extended his contract until the end of the 2015/16 campaign was met with exultation by those of a blue persuasion.

The Argentina international made Manchester his latest stop on a trophy-laden career that has taken in four countries and two continents.

First playing under Manuel Pellegrini as a youngster with River Plate, a pair of Primera Division Clausera titles and over half a century of appearances were enough to convince Bayern Munich of the centre back’s pedigree and his seven years in Germany yielded another 11 medals to an ever-expanding collection.

Reunited with Pellegrini at Malaga, he scored the club’s first ever Champions League goal and helped them on an improbable run to the semi-finals before following the ‘the Engineer’ to Manchester.  

Martin had a tough start to life in the Premier League but naysayers were left hastily backtracking when a series of outstanding performances in the 2013/14 run-in helped bring a second Premier League title to the Etihad Stadium.

A Capital One Cup winner and World Cup finalist in 2014, Demichelis has become a mainstay in City’s defence and a valuable leader at the heart of the back line – with or without his ponytail. 

Latest tweets: @demichelisok

Instagram: @mcfcofficial

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  • We asked Yaya Toure why he took this free-kick against Fulham instead of Aleks Kolarov in 2013. 
This is what he said.... #mcfc
  • Get up close and personal with the new @nikefootball #MCFC Home Kit on mcfc.co.uk now!
  • Built for Brilliance: Revealing our new 15/16 Home Kit. 
Pre-order now at mcfc.co.uk/shop
  • Joe Hart displays his new 2015/16 goalkeeper’s shirt with Seasoncard holder @LouieJoyce_.
  • Both @w.bony and Cityzen @joedanson will be pulling on the classically designed new home kit at the Etihad this season.
  • Our new @nikefootball 2015/16 home kit unveiled by Pablo Zabaleta and true blue, @PeteLBMcDonnell.
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 445: Five Years of Yaya
  • Built for Brilliance: The new #MCFC 2015/16 kit will be revealed tomorrow. Online at mcfc.co.uk/shop #MCFCnewhomekit1516
  • #TBT Yaya Toure celebrates scoring the winner for #MCFC in the 2011 FA Cup Final! 
Where did you watch that day?
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 444: #CanadaDay
  • Good luck to the #Lionesses in the semi-final against Japan.

Your City is behind you! #mcfc #mcwfc
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 443: Happy anniversary, @21lvaoficial!
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See what he had to say on #mcfc.co.uk.
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  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 440: The groom
  • Everyone at #mcfc sends best wishes to Joe and Kim Hart. The pair married today in Florence. Many congratulations!

Photo credit: David Pullum (http://www.dpphotography.co.uk) #dpphotography
  • Good luck to the #Lionesses in the quarter final against Canada.

Your City is behind you! #mcfc #mcwfc
  • Built for brilliance. The new #mcfc home kit. 
Revealed 03/07/2015.
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  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 437: Best pals
  • Regram @aguerosergiokun16

#VOTEAGUERO to put him on the cover of #FIFA16!

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