Pity Martinez off to brilliant start in Year 2 with Atlanta

By PAUL NEWBERRY
AP Sports Writer

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) – Pity Martinez is off to a brilliant start in his second year with Atlanta United, showing off the tantalizing skills that made him one of the top players in South America. That’s a big change from Martinez’s first year in Atlanta, when he struggled to fit in and managed just five league goals. The 26-year-old Argentinian stepped up his work ethic and committed himself to being a leader. His efforts are clearly paying off. Martinez scored two goals and assisted on another to lead Atlanta to a 3-0 victory over Honduran club Motagua in the CONCACAF Champions League,

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