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Karim Benzema

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Birthday
19, 1987
Birthplace
Lyon, France
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1987 (age 30)
Birthplace
Lyon, France

About

Star striker who became a member of the French national team in 2007 and joined Real Madrid in 2009. He was named the French Player of the Year in 2011, 2012, and 2014.

Before Fame

He began his youth career with Lyon in 1996. He played with the club's senior team from 2004-2009.

Trivia

He was Ligue 1's top goalscorer in 2007-08 and led Lyon to four Ligue 1 titles. He helped Real Madrid capture a La Liga title in 2012.

Family Life

His two younger brothers also became professional soccer players.

Associated With

He became teammates with Iker Casillas on Real Madrid in 2009.