Martin Odegaard

Date of birth17 December 1998
Place of birthDrammen
NationalityNorwegian
Weight68 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionMidfielder

When he came on as a substitute against Bulgaria in Oslo on 13 October 2014, Martin Odegaard became the youngest-ever player to appear in a European Championship tie at the age of 15 years and 300 days.

The attacking midfielder had already made 19 first team appearances for Stromsgodset.

The previous record was held by Iceland's Sigurdur Jonsson who was 16 years and 251 days when he played against Malta in Reykjavik on 5 June 1983.

Martin also broke a long-standing record to become Norway's youngest-ever internaional debutantant.

Tormod Kjellsen won his first cap at the age of 15 years and 351 days when he played against Sweden in Oslo on 11 September 1910.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Stromsgodset IF 25 May 2014 21 Jan 2015
Real Madrid 21 Jan 2015
Heerenveen 10 Jan 2017 31 May 2018 L
Vitesse Arnhem 21 Aug 2018 31 May 2019 L
Real Sociedad 05 Jul 2019 20 Jul 2020 L
Arsenal 27 Jan 2021 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2020-21 Arsenal Premier League 2
3
2020-21 Arsenal UEFA Europa League 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Jan 2021 Arsenal v Manchester United D 0-0 Premier League
06 Feb 2021 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
14 Feb 2021 Arsenal v Leeds United W 4-2 Premier League
18 Feb 2021 Benfica v Arsenal D 1-1 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
21 Feb 2021 Arsenal v Manchester City L 0-1 Premier League
25 Feb 2021 Arsenal v Benfica W 3-2 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg
28 Feb 2021 Leicester City v Arsenal W 1-3 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2014-15 Norway International Friendly 2
2
2014-15 Norway UEFA European Championship 2
1
2015-16 Norway International Friendly 1
2015-16 Norway UEFA European Championship 1
1
2017-18 Norway International Friendly 2
1
1
2018-19 Norway UEFA European Championship 4
1
2018-19 Norway UEFA Nations League
2
2019-20 Norway UEFA European Championship 4
2020-21 Norway UEFA European Championship 1
2020-21 Norway UEFA Nations League 2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 Aug 2014 Norway v United Arab Emirates D 0-0 International Friendly
13 Oct 2014 Norway v Bulgaria W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
09 Nov 2014 Norway v Estonia L 0-1 International Friendly
12 Nov 2014 Norway v Estonia L 0-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2015 Croatia v Norway L 5-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
08 Jun 2015 Norway v Sweden D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 2015 Norway v Azerbaijan D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
10 Oct 2015 Norway v Malta W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group H
15 Nov 2015 Hungary v Norway L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying play-off 2nd leg
29 Mar 2016 Norway v Finland W 2-0 International Friendly
11 Nov 2017 FYR Macedonia v Norway L 2-0 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Norway v Australia W 4-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2018 Albania v Norway W 0-1 International Friendly
16 Nov 2018 Slovenia v Norway D 1-1 UEFA Nations League League C Group C3
19 Nov 2018 Cyprus v Norway W 0-2 UEFA Nations League League C Group C3
23 Mar 2019 Spain v Norway L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
26 Mar 2019 Norway v Sweden D 3-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
07 Jun 2019 Norway v Romania D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
10 Jun 2019 Faroe Islands v Norway W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
05 Sep 2019 Norway v Malta W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
08 Sep 2019 Sweden v Norway D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
12 Oct 2019 Norway v Spain D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
15 Oct 2019 Romania v Norway D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
08 Oct 2020 Norway v Serbia L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Play-off semi-final Path C
11 Oct 2020 Norway v Romania W 4-0 UEFA Nations League League B Group B1
14 Oct 2020 Norway v Northern Ireland W 1-0 UEFA Nations League League B Group B1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.