Arsenal wonderkid Gabriel Martinelli chooses Brazil over Italy and hints he wants idol
Aubameyang’s No14 shirt one day
Gabriel Martinelli has pledged his future to Brazil, Martinelli has an Italian passport
which sparked talk over his international future.
But after being asked his career goals, the striker told ESPN Brazil: “Now, get back to
“But surely in the future to win the Champions League, to win the World Cup and
the Premier League with Arsenal. The World Cup with Brazil. My dream is to play for the
Brazilian national team.”
The 19-year-old’s comments will be a major boost for Brazil with the striker pledging his
allegiance to the South American team.
And the confident forward has already got his eyes on landing Aubameyang’s No14 shirt
in the future.
The shirt was also famously worn by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry during his time at the
Martinelli said: “Of course, Auba is an incredible player. Not just a player, an incredible
person. It’s a pleasure to have him on the team.