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Karim Benzema

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Karim Benzema is a French professional soccer player who currently plays for Real Madrid. His current net worth is $ 40 million. He has Argelian roots. His grandfather was born in Argelia (Northern Africa).  Karim Benzema was born in Lyon, on December 19th, 1987. He started his career in Bron Terraillon S.C at the age of 9 and then he passed to Olympique Lyonnais. He had a great career in that team, where he made his professional debut in 2005, and he remained there for 3 seasons, winning many awards and championships, although he could not win any important continental championship.

Real Madrid.

He signed for Real Madrid for €35 million. He arrived just the same year that Madrid’s staunch rival, Barcelona F.C became the best team in history. Despite being in one of the most important team in the world, he was not called for South Africa World Cup 2010.

Benzema made his debut with Real Madrid on July 20th, 2009 during a preseason match against Shamrock Rovers, during the match he scored his first goal with the team. That goal was also the only one in the whole game. On August 24, Benzema scored two more goals against Rosenborg during the friendly tournament Santiago Bernabeu Trophy. Benzema managed to score a total of 5 goals in the preseason, which made him the top scorer along with Raul.

The French player debuted with Real Madrid in an official match on 29 August against Deportivo de La Coruña in the first league match. His first goal was achieved on 20 September at the Santiago Bernabeu against Xerez Club Deportivo.

France National Team.

In 2004 he was part of the national team that won the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in 2004, the first that France achieved in its history in that category. In the tournament, which was played in France, Benzema scored a goal against Northern Ireland in the group stage. Benzema was summoned by the Fédération Algérienne de Football in December 2006, but the striker rejected the proposal.

On March 23rd, 2007, he made his debut with “Les Bleus” to played a match against Austria. He was still playing with Olympique Lyon, and scored his first goal during that match. His next goals were scored against Faeroe Islands. He scored twice in a match that ended 6 to nil.

Benzema was included in the French team’s call for Euro 2008 but failed to score any goals in the two matches of the three played by France before being eliminated in the group stage. Even though he did not play 2010 World Cup, he did it in 2014 after France’s failure in 2010.

French coach Didier Deschamps included Benzema’s final roster of 23 players who would represent France in the 2014 World Cup finals. he finished the tournament with three goals in five games and finishing his team as quarterfinalist. On December 11, 2015 Karim Benzema is separated from the French team by the Valbuena Case until the judge decides if he is Guilty or Innocent

Personal life.

Karim Benzema is Muslim, and he keeps the Ramadan fasting, and he is very familiar since he has a very numerous family with eight siblings.

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Karim Benzema

Profession
Professional Soccer Player
Date of Birth
Dec 19, 1987(29 years old)
Nationality
French
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