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Karim Benzema

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Karim Mostafa Benzema (born 19 December 1987) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for and captains La Liga club Real Madrid. Regarded as one of the best strikers of all time, he is a creative forward renowned for his goal-scoring ability, as well as his technical skills, vision, and versatility on the field. He is Real Madrid's all-time second-highest goalscorer and top assist provider. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karim Benzema has received more than 17,160,077 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Karim Benzema is the 169th most popular soccer player (up from 327th in 2019), the 1,214th most popular biography from France (up from 1,572nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular French Soccer Player.

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  • 90

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  • 9.48

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  • 3.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Karim Benzema ranks 169 out of 16,880Before him are Wolfgang Overath, Davor Šuker, Ruud Krol, Gérson, Héctor Castro, and Masao Nozawa. After him are Luis Monti, Luís Figo, Edgar Davids, Laurent Blanc, Jean-Marie Pfaff, and Samuel Eto'o.

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Among people born in 1987, Karim Benzema ranks 3Before him are Lionel Messi and Novak Djokovic. After him are Luis Suárez, Edinson Cavani, Gerard Piqué, Sebastian Vettel, Samir Nasri, Zac Efron, Arturo Vidal, Lee Min-ho, and David Luiz.

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Among people born in France, Karim Benzema ranks 1,214 out of 6,011Before him are Paul Sérusier (1864), Jean Bart (1650), Guy, Count of Flanders (1226), Walter Sans Avoir (1050), Samy Naceri (1961), and Jane Frances de Chantal (1572). After him are Thibaud Gaudin (1229), Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (1767), Jacques Perrin (1941), Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (1311), Pepin the Hunchback (770), and Jeanne de Valois-Saint-Rémy (1756).


Among soccer players born in France, Karim Benzema ranks 9Before him are Raymond Kopa (1931), Eric Cantona (1966), Thierry Henry (1977), Lucien Laurent (1907), Didier Deschamps (1968), and Franck Ribéry (1983). After him are Laurent Blanc (1965), Aimé Jacquet (1941), Antoine Griezmann (1991), Kylian Mbappé (1998), Raymond Domenech (1952), and David Trezeguet (1977).

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