Karim Benzema Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Family, Career, House, Height, Weight, Age & Life Story

Karim Benzema Biography & Net Worth

Karim Benzema Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Family, Career, House, Height, Weight, Age & Life Story. Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French professional footballer. Who plays as a striker for La Liga club Real Madrid and the French national team. A creative and cheerful forward known for his playmaking and finishing. He is considered one of the best strikers of his generation.

Born in Lyon to Algerian parents, Benzema began his senior career with the hometown club Olympique Lyonnais in 2005, scattering three Liga 1 titles. In 2008, he was named National Union of Professional Footballers of the Year (UNFP) Player of the Year. And Team of the Year as he finished as the league’s top scorer and won his fourth title and his first Coupe de France. In 2009, Benzema was the subject of a French Record Association football transfer when he signed for Real Madrid in €35 million transfer.

Karim Benzema Biography

After struggling to establish himself in his debut season. Benzema eventually made a name for himself at Real Madrid, winning twenty trophies, including three La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey titles, and four UEFA Champions League titles, and became the club’s third-highest title. Top scorer of all time and top support provider of all time. He was named to the La Liga squad for the 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons. Winning the league’s Player of the Year award in 2019-20. While at Real Madrid, Benzema has also been named French Player of the Year four times.

A French international, Benzema won the 2004 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. And made his senior debut for France in 2007 at the age of 19. Since then he has won more than 90 caps, including scoring in three and appearing in four major tournaments 2008. The 2012 and 2020 editions of the UEFA European Championship and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. He scored his first goal in a friendly against Austria and became the fifth-highest all-time leading scorer in his country. Benzema was controversially dropped from the 2010 World Cup squad. And did not play for France for more than five years after being embroiled in a publicity scandal involving blackmail in 2015. He is back in the squad for Euro 2020.

Karim Benzema Football Career

Benzema began his football career at the age of eight in his hometown club Bron Terillon SC. While at the club, he was nicknamed by friends after Coco and Lyon, after scoring two goals in an under-10 match against the youth academy, began to attract the attention of the biggest club in the city. On 18 May 2021, following media speculation, Benzema was officially included in France’s 26-member squad for UEFA Euro 2020, his first call-up to the national team in more than five years.

He made his first appearance since returning home on 2 June, winning 3-0 against Wales. In a friendly warm-up match before the final. At which point he missed a penalty, but later became involved in the final goal. Antoine Griezmann scored the goal. On 23 June 2021, he scored a pair of goals in a 2-2 draw against Portugal, his first goal in the European Championship. He later scored another pair of goals in France’s Round of 16 match against Switzerland. Where France were knocked out of the tournament on penalties after a 3-3 draw. With four goals in many games, Benzema won the Euro 2020 bronze boot.

On 7 October in the semi-finals of the 2021 UEFA Nations League. Benzema scored France’s first goal in the second half when they beat Belgium 3-2 from behind. He surpassed Zidane in France’s scoring record as he became the 6th highest scorer in their history with his 32nd goal for the Le Blues. Three days later in the final, he scored the interim equalizer as France won the title for the first time with a 2–1 victory over Spain. He was named “Player of the Match” by UEFA for his performance in the final.

Karim Benzema Football Career Statictis

Personal information
Full name Karim Mostafa Benzema
Date of birth 19 December 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Lyon, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team Real Madrid
Number 9
Youth career
1995–1997 Bron
1997–2005 Lyon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Lyon B 20 (15)
2004–2009 Lyon 112 (43)
2009– Real Madrid 410 (216)
National team
2004 France U17 4 (1)
2004–2005 France U18 17 (14)
2005–2006 France U19 9 (5)
2006 France U21 5 (0)
2007– France 94 (36)

Karim Benzema Net Worth

Karim Benzema Net Worth is $46 Million. Most of his income and total assets come as a footballer. Also, Mr. Karim Benzema’s brand value is much higher and he is the most respected player in the world. He also made a lot of money from various international and national football matches and from his club team Real Madrid. He also approves multiple brands where he takes huge amounts of money. Karim Benzema owns a luxury designer home in France, India that he bought in 2015. The estimated value of this real estate property is approximately 2.7 million USD.

Karim Benzema Family, Wife & Personal Life

Karim Benzema was born in the city of Lyon to French citizens of Algerian descent. Before his grandfather, Da Lakehal Benzema, moved to Lyon, he lived in the village of Tigzirt, in the northern Algerian town of Ait Jelly, where he finally settled in the 1950s. Benzema’s father, Hafiz Tiggirt, was born, while his mother, Waheeda Zebara, was born and raised in Lyon; His family originated from Oran. Benzema is the third youngest in the family and grew up with eight other siblings in Bron, in the eastern suburbs of Lyon. His younger brothers Gracie and Sabrio are footballers.

On February 3, 2014, his daughter Melia was born. On 5 May 2017, her son Ibrahim was born. Benzema, a practicing Muslim, fasts during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. He says of his faith: “My faith helps me to focus every day. It brings me benefits and it is my strength for my work, for my family, as well as for literally everything.”

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