Super Eagles returnee striker, Obafemi Martins, has finally quit Spanish club Levante for Seattle Sounders in the MLS of the USA.
The 28-year-old Martins announced his transfer on his Tweeter handle @oba_martins Monday evening.
“Finally, I can now announce that I have just signed for Sounders FC. A big step to take in my career. it’s a big challenge but I’m ready,” said the much-travelled striker, who has been recalled to the Eagles for a World Cup qualifier against Kenya later this month.
“This is so difficult for me to do, but I really do love my fans. Levante fans are the best… I will always cherish the time I played here.
“I look forward to this new era in my career… I also look forward to meet my new teammates and the Sounders FC fans, my new family…”
He added: “I will like to thank Levante UD for giving me a great opportunity to play in one of the best leagues in the world…”
Sounders are believed to have paid off the striker’s get-out clause after a long-drawn negotiations with Levante.
‘Obagoal’ has also played in Italy (Inter Milan), England(Newcastle United, Birmingham City), Germany (Wolfsburg) and Russia (Rubin Kazan).
Source: This Day