2022 Updated: Karim Benzema’s Net Worth, Salary, Biography, Career Stat & Other Facts

The French professional footballer Karim Mostafa Benzema is one of the sensational players 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, he is regarded as one of the best forwards of his generation. Benzema ranks as Real Madrid’s joint-second highest all-time top goalscorer.

Karim Benzema's net worth in 2022

Benzema’s Club Career

Karim Benzema was born in Lyon to Algerian parents, he began his senior career with hometown club Olympique Lyonnais in 2005, contributing sporadically to three Ligue 1 title wins. The French international was named the league’s Player of the Year in 2008, and in the Team of the Year having finished as the league’s top goalscorer and winning his fourth league title and first Coupe de France. Again, Karim Benzema was also the subject of a then French record football transfer when signed for Real Madrid in a transfer worth €35 million in 2009. However, after struggling to establish himself in his debut season, he eventually achieved a consistent goalscoring rate with the club, and notably went on to be part of a highly rated trio alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale dubbed BBC who were integral to a period where Real Madrid won four UEFA Champions League titles from 2014–2018.

After Cristiano Ronaldo departed Real Madrid in 2018, The French international, Karim Benzema transitioned from the false 9 positions into a sole striker. Benzema’s pivotality in Real Madrid’s squad significantly increased, with him being named in the La Liga Team of the Season in 2018–19, 2019–20, and 2020–21, awarded the league’s Best Player in 2019–20, and winning the Pichichi Trophy in 2021–22. In terms of captaining the Los Blancos, his notable career-high performances during Real Madrid’s victory at the 2021–22 Champions League have been hailed as one of the finest individual campaigns in the competition’s history, in addition to winning the top scorer and player of the season. According to his career statistics, Benzema has won 22 trophies with Real Madrid, including four La Liga titles, two Copas del Rey, and five Champions League titles.

Benzema International Career

According to a skysport report, Karim Mostafa Benzema won the 2004 UEFA European Under-17 Championship and made his senior debut for France in 2007, at age 19. The 34-year old has since earned over 90 caps, including scoring in three and appearing in four major tournaments: the 2008, 2012 and 2020 editions of the UEFA European Championship, and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Karim Benzema scored his first goal in a friendly against Austria, and ranks as his nation’s fifth-highest all-time top goalscorer. The French international was controversially left out of the squad for the 2010 World Cup, and did not play for France for over five years after being implicated in a publicised scandal involving in 2015; he returned to the squad for Euro 2020. He has been named French Player of the Year by France Football four times. Karim Benzema is a generational talent and the Real Madrid striker has been at the very top of his game for over a decade now, playing a major part in one of the most successful eras in Los Blancos’ history.

Having been Cristiano Ronaldo’s perfect partner in attack before the Portuguese left the club in 2018, Benzema has since gone on to add even more to his game by scoring with greater consistency. In the past three years, his importance to Real Madrid has only grown.

Karim Benzema’s contract worth

Karim Benzema’s contract which runs until 2023 and which might soon need to be renewed, which sees him earn around 8.5 million euros a year at Real Madrid, with his weekly wage coming in at around 180,000 euros, according to The Richest.

The French international pay rate shows how he has always been happy to put the needs of Real Madrid before his own desires to score more goals or earn more money. Karim Benzema’s salary isn’t as high as his ability might warrant, but his reasonable wages have helped the club to bring in big-name talents, such as Eden Hazard and David Alaba, in recent years.

Karim Benzema’s net worth in 2022

According to the report from celebrity Net Worth it is claimed that the all-time great and Real Madrid legend’s net worth is 70 million dollars, which converts to just under 62 million euros.

Karim Benzema Salary

Karim Benzema earns an estimated salary of $4 Million + Per Year.

Profile summary

Full name: Karim Mostafa Benzema

Gender: Male

Nickname: Coco

Date of birth: 19 December 1987

Age: 34 years (as of April 2022)

Zodiac sign: Sagittarius

Place of birth: Lyon, France

Current residence: Ciudalcampo

Nationality: French

Ethnicity: Algerian

Religion: Islam

Height in feet: 6’1″

Height in centimeters: 185

Weight in kilograms: 80

Weight in pounds: 176

Hair color: Dark Brown

Eye color: Light brown

Marital status: Married

Occupation: Footballer

Current Club: Real Madrid FC

Position: Striker

Net worth: $70 Million

Instagram: @karimbenzema

Twitter: @Benzema

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