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Karim Benzema Biography
Karim Benzema (Karim Mostafa Benzema) is a French professional footballer born on 19th December 1987 in Lyon, France. He plays as a striker for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team.
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Real Name – Karim Mostafa Benzema
Nickname – Coco, Benzegoal
Profession – French Professional Footballer
Karim Benzema Physical Stats
Height – in centimeters- 187 cm
in meters- 1.87 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weight – in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Eye Colour – Light Brown
Hair Colour – Dark Brown
Shoe Size – N/A
Karim Benzema Body Measurements
Chest – 42 inches
Waist – 33½ inches
Thighs – 26.5 inches
Biceps – 15½ inches
Debut: Professional Debut- In 2004 for Lyon
International Debut- In 2007 for French International Team
Jersey Number; 9
Club Team(s); Real Madrid, France
Coach/Mentor; Not Known
Awards, Honours, Achievements:
• In 2007-08 season, Benzema scored 30 goals and helped Lyon win seventh straight League Title. Due to his performance he was named the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Ligue 1 Player of the Year and named to the organization’s Team of the Year. Benzema was also the league’s top scorer and given the Bravo Award by Italian Magazine Guerin Sportivo.
• In 2011, playing for Real Madrid he scored 32 goals and won Real Madrid Copa del Rey and La Liga of 2011-12 edition.
• He was named “French Player of the Year” for his performance in 2011, 2012 and 2014.
Career Turning Point: At the start of his career, playing for Lyon, he scored 30 goals in 2007-08 seasons.
Karim Benzema Personal Life
Date of Birth – 19 December 1987
Age (as in 2018) – 29 Years
Horoscope – Sagittarius
Nationality – French
Food Habit – Non-Vegetarian
Birthplace – Lyon, France
Hometown – Lyon, France
Religion – Islam
Hobby – Riding Bikes and Cars,
listening to Music
Karim Benzema Wife & Girlfriends
Marital Status – unmarried
Wife Name – N/A
Marriage Date – N/A
Karim Benzema Family
Wife – N/A
Children – Daughter- Mélia (Born to Chloé de Launay)
Mother – Wahida Djebbara
Father – Hafid
Brother – Gressy Benzema, Sabri Benzema, Farid Benzema
Sister – Lydia Benzema, Nafissa Benzema, Sofia benzema, Laeticia Benzema, Celia Benzema
Karim Benzema Favourite Things
Favourite Films – American Gangster Movies
Favourite Musical Group – N/A
Favourite Actor – N/A
Favourite Place – N/A
Karim Benzema Houses & Cars
Isco House Address – N/A
Cars Collection: N/A
Karim Benzema Isco’s Net Worth
$40 million According to celebritynetworth.com
Karim Benzema Social Accounts
Facts About Karim Benzema
- Benzema is one of the best French strikers who with his skill and agility has scored 266 goals in 385 appearances for his clubs and 27 for his national team in 81 matches.
- He has to his credit of scoring the fastest goal in the history of El Clasico. In 2011, he scored a goal in 21 seconds after kickoff but still lost the game 3-1.
- He was born Karim Mostafa Benzema, on December 19, 1987, in Lyon, France, to Hafid and Wahida Djebbara.
- Nicknamed ‘Coco’ he is fearless and known to speak his mind off. As the story goes, when he was drafted into the first team of Lyon, according to tradition, he gave a speech which was ridiculed. His spontaneous reply was ‘Do not laugh. I was once a ball boy to you all, but now I am here to take your place.’
- He isdescendent of Algerian family who migrated to France from the Ben Djelli in the 1950s. He is third of nine children with five sisters and three brothers, two of whom are also footballers.
- He started his footballing career at the age of eight with hometown club of Bron Terraill on when his talent attracted Olympique Lyonnais club and was inducted into the club’s academy.
- After dating ZahiaDehar, Jenifer Yael, Rihanna, Analica Chavez, he finally found Chloe de Launay worthy of bearing him a daughter Melia, who was born on February 2014. He later broke-up with Launay and secretly married Cora Gauthier in December 2016, who gave birth to a baby boy named Ibrahim on May 25, 2017.
- He ascended up the youth categories in the academy and was soon representing the under-16 team. He scored 38 goals in the domestic league for U-16 youth players, the ‘Championnat National des 16 ans.’
- He made his professional debut on December 11, 2014, for his club’s reserve team was the top goal scorer with ten goals in 11 appearances as they finished second in the group.
- On January 15, 2005, he made his first-team debut as a substitute against F.C Metz and made the starting line-up in April in a 1-0 win against R.C Lens.
- He scored his first professional goal as 17 years old on December 06, 2005, against Rosenborg of Norwegian in the UEFA Champions League match.
- Benzema won his first title in national colours as part of ‘Generation 1987’ when they won the 2004 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship. He appeared in two matches and scored one goal.
- He was part of the under-18 team which won the 2005 Meridian Cup held in Turkey. He was tournament top scorer with five goals and led France to the championship title.
- In December 2006, he was approached by Algerian Football Federation President Hamid Haddadj and by its national team coach, Jean-Michael Cavalli because of his North African roots. He rejected the offer preferring for the French national team.
- On March 28, 2007, he made his debut for the French national team against Austria. He celebrated his call-up with a goal from the edge of the box on 53 minutes from a free kick by Samir Nasri. Although he was selected earlier for national duty on November 09, 2006, he could not play because of the thigh injury.