Karim Benzema Facts & Biography – Everything You Need to Know
Karim Benzema whose real name is Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French professional footballer, presently playing as a striker for the French national football team and the Spanish professional football club ‘Real Madrid.’
Born Country: France
Born In: Lyon
Famous As: Footballer
Birthday: December 19, 1987
Age: 33 Years, 33 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Also Known As: Karim Mostafa Benzema
Football Players Algerian Men
Height: 6’1″ (185 cm), 6’1″ Males
He was born on December 19, 1987, in Lyon, France, to Hafid Benzema and Wahida Djebbara, French nationals of Algerian descent. He grew up in a small house in Bron and led a modest lifestyle along with his eight siblings.
He began his career in football at the age of 8, joining the local football club ‘Bron Terraillon SC.’ Sabri and Gressy, his younger brothers, also became footballers.
Benzema attracted the attention of the club officials of ‘Lyon’ after netting two goals against the youth academy of the club in an ‘Under-10’ match. He eventually joined ‘Lyon’ in 1996.
Father: Hafid Benzema
Mother: Wahida Djebbara
Siblings: Celia Benzema, Farid Benzema, Gressy Benzema, Laeticia Benzema, Lydia Benzema, Nafissa Benzema, Sabri Benzema, Sofia Benzema