Karim Benzema Biography
Born on 19 December 1987 as Karim Mostafa Benzema, or today we all call him “Benzema” or “Karim Benzema”. Benzema was born in the city of Lyon and began his football career with local club Bron Terraillon, in this club his friends call him Coco. In 1996, Benzema joined Olympique Lyonnais, and subsequently came through the club’s youth academy, not take a long time to prove how good he is, in 2004–05 season he professional debut begins.
In 2004, Benzema plays for French youth international, won the 2004 UEFA European Under-17 Championship. That Achievement makes him switch from Lyon B to just Lyon fastly, where after the 2004 UEFA European Championship he got plays as a starter for Lyon.
In 2009, Spanish Mighty, Real Madrid bought him, and he still in that club until now as a shining star, by the way, The transfer fee itself was priced at €35 million with the fee rising to as much as €41 million based on incentives. With Real Madrid, Benzema has won four-time Champions League medals, and he won many La Liga medals as well.
|Full Name:||Karim Mostafa Benzema|
|Born:||19 December 1987|
|Age:||31 Years Old|
|Networth in 2019:||$ 40 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Footballer (Soccer), Endorsement.|
|Children:||Two (one son, and one daughter)|
|Karim Benzema awards:||Best French Player playing Abroad.Footballer of The Year (2011,2012,2014)|
As a world-class footballer, a megastar in Madrid, a hero for French National Team, Benzema makes a lot of money through his salary, bonuses from the club, and French national team, and makes a good income from his sponsorship deal too, As for 2019, his total net worth estimated around $40 million dollars.
Karim Benzema had two children, one daughter named Mélia, and a son named Ibrahim. Benzema also sports car lovers, he has a Bugatti Veyron valued at a whopping £1.5 million, and also he has a Mercedes Benz-SLR, and The Ferrari 458 Spider which costs around £200,000.
On 4 November 2015, Karim Benzema was arrested by French police for his alleged part in blackmailing fellow France international player Mathieu Valbuena. During the investigation over that blackmail plot, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stated, “A great athlete should be exemplary. If he is not, he has no place in the France team. There are so many kids, so many youngsters in our suburbs that relate to great athletes. They wear the blue jersey, the colors of France, which are so important in these moments.”
Famous Quotes By Karim Benzema
“Personally, what goes beyond sport, you have to put to one side. You need the best to win trophies.” – Karim Benzema.
“The public digs needled me to rebel. They forced me to work harder.”- Karim Benzema.