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December 19, 1987

Karim Benzema the goal machine of Real Madrid and the French National Team was born in Lyon to French nationals of Algerian descent on Dec 19, 1989, in France. Clever and skilled forward known for his scoring and playmaking. Benzema is widely reckoned as one of the top forward of his generation. He is the third youngest child of his parents. His father (Hafid) is from Algeria, while his mother (Wahida Djebbara) was born and brought up in Lyon, France. Benzema married his wife Cora Gauthier on Dec 2016 after dating for more than 1 year and became the parent of 2 adorable kids.

Lyon is the Club where Benzema started his senior professional career. He worked as a ballboy and perform well in the academy. Playing 4-season for his boyhood club Lyon he won four Ligue 1 titles consecutively.

On July 1, 2009, Benzema joined Los Blancos Real Madrid for $40 Million. He made his Real Madrid debut on Aug 29, 2009, against Deportivo La Coruna coming as a substitute. Benzema is Madrid's second-highest goal scorer of all time. Benzema is the first player to score a European hat-trick against Chelsea. This Remarkable forward winning many major Trophies with Real Madrid. His latest Award achievement is the 2022 UEFA Player of the Year. Real Madrid is paying him €10.6m Million per year since Cristiano's departure from Madrid. Now Benzema is leading Madrid's forward.

Karim Benzema

Full NameKarim Mostafa Benzema
NicknameBenzegoal, Coco
Date of BirthDecember 19, 1987
Age Years
NationalityFrench, Algerian
BirthplaceLyon, France
Home TownLyon
Educational QualificationOlympique Lyonnais Academy
College/ University-
Zodiac SignSagittarius ♐
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Physical Stats
Height6 feet 1 inch (1.84 m)
Weight80 kg 
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
FoodFast foods Italian foods & Halal food
ActorDenzel Washington
ActressAngelina Jolie
HobbiesWatching Movies, Watching TV series Swimming, Video games
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
FatherHafid Benzema
MotherWahida Djebbara
Spouse (Wife/Husband)Cora Gauthier
Daughter(s) Mélia
Brother(s)Sabri Benzema, Gressy Benzema, Farid Benzema
Sister(s)Nafissa Benzema, Sofia Benzema, Lydia Benzema
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Famous forFootballer
Net Worth$75 Million
Salary$4 Million per year
Current ClubReal Madrid
Jersey No. (Club)9
Jersey No. (Country)19
Debut ClubOlympique de Lyonnais
Awards/ HonoursHonors
Ligue 1: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08
Coupe de France: 2007–08
Trophée des Champions: 2006, 2007

Real Madrid
La Liga: 2011–12, 2016–17, 2019–20, 2021–22
Copa del Rey: 2010–11, 2013–14
Supercopa de España: 2012, 2017, 2019–20, 2021–22
UEFA Champions League: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2021–22
UEFA Super Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2022
FIFA Club World Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

France U17
UEFA European Under-17 Championship: 2004

France (Senior)
UEFA Nations League: 2020–21

Bravo Award: 2008
Ligue 1 top scorer: 2007–08
Coupe de France top scorer: 2007–08
UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: January 2008, April 2008
UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year: 2007–08
UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2007–08
Golden Lion for the best Lyon sportsman: 2007,2008
French Rookie of the Year: 2006
Peace Cup Best player: 2007
Peace Cup Bronze Boot: 2007
Étoile d'Or: 2007–08

Real Madrid
UEFA Men's Player of the Year: 2021–22
Onze d'Or: 2020–21, 2021–22
French Player of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2014, 2021
UEFA Champions League Player of the Season: 2021–22
UEFA Champions League top goalscorer: 2021–22
UEFA Champions League top assist provider: 2011–12
UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2020–21
UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2021–22
La Liga Player of the Season: 2019–20
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Club & Info:

(*Appearances- Apps)
Youth career
1993–1996AS Des Buers Villeurbanne--
Senior career
2004–2006Lyon B2015
2009–nowReal Madrid609327
National team
2004France U1741
2004–2005France U181714
2006France U215-
2007– nowFrance9737

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