Martinez announced last week that his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones is pregnant with a baby girl and has now told People that he hopes the baby will be athletically gifted.
"I can't wait to show her everything. I want to get her into sports and I want her to know she can do anything and be anything she wants to be," the All My Children star said.
Martinez also joked that being blessed with a daughter is the continuation of a life-long trend of being 'surrounded' by women.
"God has a tremendous sense of humour that he wants to continue to surround me with women," the Iraq War veteran quipped. "I was raised by a single mum so I think I'm sensitive to women."
He added: "I just like spending time with women. I like to talk with women and listen to what they have to say."
Martinez and Gonzalez-Jones first met while she was working as an assistant to All My Children's executive producer.
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