22. Martens


A key member of the Dutch national team, Martens is a technically gifted, quick and direct striker with an eye for goal

Lieke Martens began her career in her native Holland with Hereenveen before moving on to VVV-Venlo. The striker has extensive experience outside her home country having played in Belgium where she on the Super Cup with Standard Liege in 2012. Martens then went on to play in Germany with Duisburg and in Sweden with Goteborg and then Rosengärd where she won the cup and Super Cup in 2016.

Martens is a Dutch international with more than 50 caps under her belt, scoring more than 25 goals at all levels for Holland. Martens was also top scorer in the U19 European Championships in 2010. On 24 August 2017 Martens was named Best Player of the Year by UEFA. 


Despite being right footed, Martens prefers to play on the left wing where she can take advantage of her technical ability and dribbling skills. She is a danger for opposing defences thanks to her pace and her eye for goal.

Place of birth
Nieuw-Bergen, Holland
Date of birth
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