Football is in the blood of Karim Benzema as his two more brothers are also playing football professionally. He has Algerian roots and has French nationality. At 8, Benzema played football for Lyon club Bron Terraillon for the first time. At 9, he joined Lyon’s Academy. From day one, he was a diligent and reverent player. While at school he successfully earned two goals by playing against Lyon Youth Academy and therefore Coco nickname was given to him. After that, many leading clubs start showing interest in him. Thereafter in 2004, Benzema played with Olympique Lyonnais club for five years. During his time with Olympique, he endured a thigh injury thus he had to give up for a few months of 2007.
But, right in the next year, Benzema befitted as the leading striker of the league and was given the 10th number T-Shirt. Till 2013, he played for the Lyon football club and makes him the highest-paid footballer in France.
While in 2009, the club disclosed that an agreement was already formed with Real Madrid, Spanish football club to transfer Benzema. Thus as of 2014, Benzema signed with Real Madrid for the next six years with a transfer fee of more than 35 million Euro.
Moreover, since 2008, Benzema has joined the national football team of France. Benzema showed his wonderful playing ability in 2010, 2012 and 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Karim Benzema Salary 2019:
Yes, around 8 Million Pound is the Karim Benzema salary 2019. Further detail of his new contract will final in the next few days.
- Karim Benzema Salary Per Week: Its about £150,000
Note: This information is approximate, so sorry if any part of this piece of writing is wrong.
Karim Benzema Net Worth 2019:
- A rough estimation of £40 Million is the Karim Benzema net worth 2019. Of course, he has achieved the excellent stats of earnings yet.
An honorable achievement of his career is that he was nominated as the French Player of the Year for the three times. During 2007-2008, Benzema was titled Ligue 1 Player of the Year. Furthermore, Benzema has gained his income from FIFA video game too. In addition, he is also the face of Adidas commercials.