Lisandro Martínez was born on 18 January 1998 in Gualeguay, Argentina. The defender transferred from Argentina's Defensa y Justicia in 2019. On 27 July 2019, he made his debut in the first team during the Ajax - PSV (2-0) match for the Johan Cruyff Shield. The international player took part in 120 official matches in the Ajax first team, scoring six goals.
With Ajax, Lisandro Martínez became champion of the Netherlands twice, in 2021 and 2022. Last season's 'Ajax Player of the Year' also won the Dutch Cup in 2021. He picked up his first prize, the Johan Cruyff Shield, on his debut in 2019.
Lisandro Martínez was named Player of the Year on Wednesday. The Argentinian succeeds Dusan Tadic, who won the award last season. The winner of the Rinus Michels Award each year is chosen by the supporters.