Martinez, extends contract until 2022
Written by MaryGift Sunday on May 20, 2020
Roberto Martinez Belgium coach, has extended his
contract until 2022 to take him up to the World Cup in
Qatar, the Belgian football federation announced this
The 46-year-old former Everton manager took over as
head coach of the Belgian national side in 2016,
leading them to third in the 2018 World Cup.
Roberto Martinez initial contract ran until Euro
2020, which has been postponed a year because of the
He has overseen the Red Devils in 43 games in total,
notching up 34 wins, six draws and just three defeats,
leaving Belgium as FIFA’s number one ranked team.
Martinez kicked off his coaching career with Swansea
in 2007 before moving on to Wigan in 2009, notably
winning the 2013 FA Cup against Manchester City
but also suffering relegation from the Premier League.
He then coached Everton before signing up with
Belgium, taking over from Marc Wilmots.