He came, he saw, and he won everything
His arrival in 2012 marked the beginning of the most successful period in the history of FC Bayern. Javi Martínez spent nine years in Munich, winning the championship in every one of those years. He also won the Champions League twice and numerous other trophies. fcbayern.com takes a look at the stats behind his titles.
1. Winning character
Martínez won 136 of his 165 Bundesliga games, giving him a higher win rate than any other player with at least 100 Bundesliga appearances (82%).
2. Hard to beat
Martínez's first defeat came in his 40th Bundesliga game (a 1-0 loss at Augsburg in April 2014) - no other player in Bundesliga history has gone so long before losing his first game.
3. Best tackler at Bayern
Martínez won an impressive 64% of his challenges in the Bundesliga - no other player who has featured in at least 100 Bundesliga games for Bayern since the start of the 2012/13 season has such a strong tackling rate over that period.
4. Championship subscription
Martínez ended each of his nine seasons at FCB as German champion. No other player in the Bundesliga's long history has featured in so many different seasons and always won the title.
5. The complete trophy collection
At FC Bayern, Martínez has won literally everything there is to win. At the end of 2013, he was simultaneously reigning World, European and German Champion, as well as a DFB Cup, Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup winner.
It took no time at all for Javi Martínez to play his way into the hearts of Bayern fans: