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Copa America: Check Out Emi Martinez Stats That Proves He Deserves The Golden Glove Award

At the end of the 2019-20 season, Martinez had made 15 Premier League appearances across 10 seasons for Arsenal. This included six loans moves from Arsenal. He left them after winning the FA Cup and Community Shield in 2020. In this 2020/21 sesason, Martinez kept 15 Premier League clean sheets for Aston Villa which prompted Argentina to select him for the Copa America tournament.

Emi Martinez was really outstanding in between the sticks for Argentina in the tournament. He proved at the tournament that he is one of the safest pair of hands you can find. After the tournament, he was awarded the Golden Glove Winner which is awarded to the best goalkeeper at the end of the tournament.

Here in this article, i will show you some stats that prove that he deserves the Golden Glove award in the tournament. Please read down.

1. Emi Martínez's save percentage at the Copa América was an incredible 85.71%.

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2. Emi Martínez has kept more clean sheets (4) than any other goalkeeper at the 2021 Copa América, becoming the first Argentina goalkeeper to win the Golden Glove since the award's introduction.

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3. He saved three penalties in the semi-final penalty shoot out against Colombia. He later won the Man of the Match award for that match.

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This tournament is the perfect end to an incredible year for the Argentine goalkeeper and Arsenal will be regretting why they sold him by now.

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