Karim Benzema

1987 - Today

Karim Benzema

Karim Mostafa Benzema (French pronunciation: ​[kaʁim mɔstafa bɛnzema]; born 19 December 1987) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team. He has been described as an "immensely talented striker" who is "strong and powerful" and "a potent finisher from inside the box".Benzema was born in the city of Lyon and began his football career with local club Bron Terraillon. In 1996, he joined Olympique Lyonnais, and subsequently came through the club's youth academy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karim Benzema has received more than 7,183,910 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 247th most popular soccer player.

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  • 86

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Karim Benzema ranks 246 out of 13,233Before him are Tamotsu Asakura, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Careca, Eden Hazard, Michael Ballack, and Julen Lopetegui. After him are Ruud van Nistelrooy, Zbigniew Boniek, Cha Bum-kun, Raúl, Takashi Takabayashi, and Josep Samitier.

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Among people born in 1987, Karim Benzema ranks 4Before him are Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic, and Luis Suárez. After him are Gerard Piqué, Sebastian Vettel, Edinson Cavani, Gonzalo Higuaín, Arturo Vidal, Zac Efron, Maria Sharapova, and Kevin-Prince Boateng.

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In France

Among people born in France, Karim Benzema ranks 1,450 out of 4,109Before him are Pierre Drieu La Rochelle (1893), Luis Federico Leloir (1906), Maurice Barrès (1862), Carausius (300), Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (1929), and Patrick Depailler (1944). After him are Richardis (840), Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier (1742), Maria Schneider (1952), Michelle of Valois (1395), Raymond of Burgundy (null), and Pierre Duhem (1861).


Among soccer players born in France, Karim Benzema ranks 12Before him are Franck Ribéry (1983), Antoine Griezmann (1991), Didier Deschamps (1968), Thierry Henry (1977), Laurent Blanc (1965), and Aimé Jacquet (1941). After him are Lilian Thuram (1972), Fabien Barthez (1971), David Trezeguet (1977), Raymond Domenech (1952), Gonzalo Higuaín (1987), and Henri Delaunay (1883).

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