Philadelphia is the home of the midfield sorcerer. José "Brujo" Martínez of the Philadelphia Union, who signed his contract extension to remain linked to North American soccer.
The Zuliano will play until the 2025 season with the club and will have an extension option for one more year.
“José has continually demonstrated his importance to this team, with his passion and performance proving vital to the team's success in recent seasons,” said Philadelphia Union athletic director Ernst Tanner.
The presence of El Brujo has been vital in the defensive zone, as revealed by the decrease in goals conceded by the team. “He is dominant in midfield and an important piece in our transition to attack. We are happy to have reached an agreement to extend his stay in Philadelphia, ”announced the club.
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The statistics back it up. El Brujo has won 59,9% of the duels he has had this season and leads his team in this regard. In addition, he is the defensive cutting midfielder in the entire league with the most ball recoveries per game with 9.
Among the player's outstanding performances since 2020, the year he joined the team, he was the author of an assist in the Supporters' Shield final to lift this cup.
José Martínez and his data
José "Brujo" Martínez has distributed ten assists since 2020 in 78 games that he has played during his stay in North American soccer.