Atlanta United player Gonzalo “Pity” Martinez (right) handles ball in contest against the Philadelphia Union.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez following his team’s practice on Aug. 26 ahead of the final of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup against Minnesota United on Aug. 27. Topics included Atlanta’s preparation for the match, the advantage of winning the Campeones Cup earlier this season for experience and the importance of the U.S. Open Cup to the team.