The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group D was one of the ten UEFA groups in the World Cup qualification tournament to decide which teams would qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals tournament in Qatar. Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for La Liga club Real Madrid and the France national team. A creative and prolific forward known for his playmaking and finishing, Benzema is widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation. He will play alongside teammates Antonie Griezmann,Benjamin Pavardis, Kylian Mbappe,Dominik Livakovic, Dayot Upamecano, Olivier Giroud, Corentin Tolisso, Vitally Mykolenko, CaptainHugo Lloris, and Coach Didier Deschamps. Scroll down to know more details about Karim Benzema net worth, salary (update), contract, Wife, transfer news and many more.
Who is Karim Benzema’s Wife? When will the couple meet for the first time? marriage/ children
Karim Benzema is a happily married man and father of kids. Karim Benzema is married to his long-term girlfriend Cora Gauthier. She is a model and works for clothes and shoe brands. Besides being a model, she is also an Instagram influencer as she is quite popular on Instagram with over 83,000 followers. Cora gained her fame after marrying a famous professional footballer named Karim Benzema. Being the wife of famous professional football player Karim Benzema, she likes to keep her profile private and low-key.
The couple got married in December 2016. After dating for more than one year.The couple first met each other in Dubai in December 2015. After their first meeting, the couple started dating each other. Later, Cora moved to Madrid along with Karim and has been a huge support in his personal life. Cora Gauthier’s personal life has been kept out of the spotlight.
The couple is blessed with two kids. She became a parent of her first son named Ibrahim Benzema on 5th May 2017. Cora is also the stepmother of Melia. Melia is the daughter of Karim Benzema from his past relationship. At present, she is having a happy life with her family.
How much is Karim Benzema net worth/salary? How much does he earn per week?
Benzema’s goal scoring dexterity on the pitch has helped him make millions off the pitch. As of 2022, Karim Benzema net worth is estimated to be around $70 million. He earns nearly $15 million per annum. Karim Benzema earns £275,000 per week, £14,300,000 per year playing for Real Madrid as a ST. Karim Benzema’s net worth is £120,744,000. His current contract expires June 30, 2022.
Benzema is known to be the face of many big brands but the biggest of them all is Adidas, as he has been representing them for over a decade. Some other big brands that the 34-year-old striker endorses are Hyundai, EA Sports, Bwin and French companies like LCL (Le Crédit Lyonnais) and SFR (Société française du radiotéléphone).
He owns a luxury designer house in France and Spain. The estimated value of this real estate property is about $2.7 million. His car collection is fairly Average. However, he has several of the top luxury cars in the world. He owns Car brands including Range Rover, Mercedes Benz, Ferrari, and Bugatti.
Over the years, Benzema has also participated in charity works. Most of his donations were made through CharityStars, a venture that allows players to sell their memorabilia in auctions to raise money for charitable causes.
Karim Benzema career
Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French football player. The striker began his career with the local club called Bron Terraillon but he moved to Olympique Lyon in 1996 when he was just 9 years old. Benzema spent eight years in Lyon’s youth academy before he was moved to Lyon B – the team’s affiliate that plays in lower French leagues. However, he also made his debut for the first team in 2004 but he only played sporadically for the first team while he developed further at the affiliate.
He became a regular first-team member in 2006 and remained at Lyon until 2009. During his career with the French team, he won League 1 four times and one French Cup. He was also the top goalscorer in the league on one occasion. Benzema finally made transfer news in 2009 when he joined Real Madrid.
His first season in Madrid wasn’t very successful since he struggled to break into the first team. However, he quickly adapted and proved his worth as a prolific goalscorer and powerful presence in the team’s attack. Benzema is still at the club with which he won three domestic leagues, two domestic cups and four Champions League titles.
Benzema also had a lot of success with the French national team since he represented France at the 2008 and 2012 Euro Cups and the 2014 World Cup. Before that, he won the U-17 European Championship in 2004. However, he missed the last two international tournaments due to a major scandal that involved blackmail, as well as alleged tactical reasons.
When and where was Karim Benzema born? Age, parents, siblings, education and nationality
Karim Benzema is a French professional footballer. He was born on December 19, 1987 in the city of Lyon. As of 2022, he is 34 years old. Benzema is a striker for LaLiga club Real Madrid and the France national team. Karim Benzerma’s father, Hafid Benzema was born in Tigzirt, Algeria while his mother, Wahida Djebbara, was born and raised in Lyon.
Benzema has three brothers among which two are footballers and five sisters. His brothers include Gressy, Sabri, and Farid while Nafissa, Laeticia, Farid Benzema, Sofia Benzema, Celia Benzema are his sisters. Greasy and Sabri are also footballers. Benzema attend l’Olympique Lyonnais Academy. He holds French nationality.
Karim Benzema height and weight
Karim Benzema height is 6 ft. 0 in / 184 cm, and Weight is 176 lb. / 80 kg.