IT'S ONE of the great 10-year stretches in history. 

Two flags, two North Smith Medals, a Brownlow Medal, three All-Australians, two club best and fairests and a League MVP award.

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Ten years since Dustin Martin's debut: The best Dusty highlights

A star was born in round one, 2010 as Richmond's future superstar made his debut against Carlton

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Dustin Martin's career – which started 10 years ago on Wednesday – is becoming one of legend at Punt Road.

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March 25, 2010. Martin, the No.3 pick from the 2009 NAB AFL Draft, debuts alongside Ben Nason and Relton Roberts in the yellow and black against Carlton in front of 72,010 for the season-opener at the MCG.

Martin collects 18 disposals in a Tigers' outfit that includes three others who would become dual premiership players – Trent Cotchin, Shane Edwards and Jack Riewoldt.

And like Cotchin, Martin was yet to claim his Brownlow Medal but ran out alongside 2005 winner Ben Cousins who was two years into life as a Tiger.

The Blues win by 56 points as Andrew Carrazzo (40 disposals), Heath Scotland (32) and Eddie Betts, Chris Yarran and Setanta O'hAilpin (three goals each) run rampant.

Martin enjoyed a stellar debut season, finishing fourth in the club's Jack Dyer Medal but was ineligible in the NAB AFL Rising Star race won by Dan Hannebery due to suspension.

The Rising Star nominees for 2010 gather for a photo. Picture: AFL Photos

Four podium finishes in the club best and fairest followed from 2011-2015 before he won his first gong in 2016 – the same year he was All-Australian for the first time.

Since then he's exploded into one of the game's true superstars and will continue to deliver for the Tigers with five years to run on a contract that expires at the end of 2024. 

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Dynamite Dusty collects second Norm Smith

Dustin Martin won the Norm Smith Medal after a prolific performance in the Grand Final

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Check out more images from Dusty's illustrious career below.

Dustin Martin receives his jumper from coach Damien Hardwick after being drafted at pick No.3. Picture: AFL Photos
Dusty shows off the Brownlow Medal he won in 2017. Picture: AFL Photos
Dustin Martin with one of his three All-Australian jackets. Picture: AFL Photos
Celebrating a goal with teammates in 2012. Picture: AFL Photos
With his AFLPA MVP award in 2017. Picture: AFL Photos
Executing that famous fend-off. Picture: AFL Photos
Hugs all round after breaking the Tigers' flag drought in 2017. Picture: AFL Photos
One of the game's true superstars. Picture: AFL Photos