Benjamin Mendy

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Full Name Benjamin Mendy
Age 26 Years Old
Nick Name Benjamin Mendy
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date July 17th, 1994
Birth Place Longjumeau, France

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About Benjamin Mendy; Footballer

French professional footballer is named for 'Benjamin Mendy', who plays as a left-back for 'Premier League' club 'Manchester City' and the 'French national team'. He began his playing career with the club's reserve side in 2010 after coming through 'Le Havre's' youth academy. Mendy remained with the club till 2013, when he joined Ligue 1 side Marseille. He spent the next three seasons with Les Olympiens before leaving for 'Monaco', with whom he won the national championship in 2016-2017. In 2017, he made his senior debut in France after previously being capped by France youth teams under-16, 17, 18, 19 and 21 levels. Benjamin was chosen in France's squad for the '2018 World Cup' which they won. Playing the position of Benjamin is left-back. He is a French youth international player having represented his nation at under-16 and under-17 level. A professional French footballer, Mendy's nickname is Ben. Scroll down to know more information about his full biography including his career, personal life, birthday, wiki, facts, goals, stats, net worth 2020, height, affairs, and more.

Famous for

  • Being one of the best young attacking left-backs in the 'English Premier League'.
  • For helping France to win the 'World Cup' of 2018.

Benjamin Mendy, a famous footballer

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Early life of Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy was born on 17th July 1994. He celebrates his birthday on 17th July of every year. Mendy is going to celebrate his 26th birthday in the upcoming 17th of July of 2020. The birthplace of Mendy is Longjumeau, France but the current residence of Mendy is Manchester, England. He is the son of mother 'Monique  Mendy' and father 'Benjamin Mendy Sr.'. The nationality of Benjamin Mendy is French whereas his race is black. Mendy started his soccer journey with the 'Palaiseau Youth Team' and later he joined the academy setup of the French Club, 'Le Havre'. He is represented by Meissa N'Diaye, the founder of the soccer agency, Sport Cover. Sun sign of Mendy is Cancer and his ethnicity is African. He is of Senegalese ancestry. 

Is benjamin mendy related to Ferland Mendy?

Most of the football fans assumed that Ferland Mendy, and Benjamin Mendy as brothers. In reality, they are not brothers although they both have the same surname and they both are from the same nation. 

Career of Benjamin Mendy

  • Mendy signed his first professional contract, a three-year contract with Ligue 2 club 'Le Havre' on 24th July 2011.
  • On 9th August 2011, he made his professional debut in the team's 2-1 Coupe de la Ligue's second-round defeat to 'Amiens'.
  • Mendy was a part of the under-17 team that reached the quarter-finals at the '2011 U-17 World Cup' in 2011.
  • Mendy signed for Ligue 1 side 'Olympique de Marseille' in July 8th 2013.
  • He was signed by manager 'Elie Baup', who led Marseille to a second-place finish and qualification for the 2013-2014 'UEFA Champions League' in the previous season.
  • On 24th September, he made his club and Ligue 1 debut on 11 August against 'Guingamp', and scored his first goal for Marseille against 'Saint-Etienne'.
  • He was in the squad for all six group stage matches, and made his European debut in October 1st  at 'Borussia Dortmund'.
  • Against 'Lille' on 20th April 2014, he was criticized by former Marseille left-back 'Eric Di Meco' by his performance at the start.
  • After the season, he was included on the 40-man shortlist for the 2014 'Golden Boy' award.
  • Benjamin developed his game by the following season under Argentinian manager 'Marcelo Bielsa'.
  • He made 33 starts in the league in the 2014-2015 campaign, getting 6 assists, as well as Marseille, qualified for the 'Europa League'.
  • He was shown a straight red card shortly after coming on as a substitute against 'Toulouse', after Mendy committed a professional foul on Toulouse's 'Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro' on September 23rd, 2015.
  • On 3 January 2016, he would be given a two-match ban, and later missed a further 13 games for Marseille after picking up a hamstring injury against Caen in the 'Coupe de France'.
  • He had played for five different managers in three seasons at the Stade Velodrome.
  • Olympique de Marseille's Ligue 1 rivals 'Monaco' announced that they had signed Mendy on a five-year contract on 22nd June 2016.
  • On 27th July, he made his debut for the club in the first leg of the Champions League third round against the Turkish side 'Fenerbahce'.
  •  On 18 December, against Lyon in Ligue 1, he was shown a red card for kicking at the backside of Lyon midfielder 'Corentin Tolisso'.
  • He was banned five matches for the incident, later reduced to four as he made his return against 'Lorient' on January 22nd, 2017.
  • Benjamin assisted two of Monaco's goals by crossing the ball to the scorers 'Valere Germain' and 'Radamel Falcao' in their 3-0 Ligue 1 home win over 'Nice' on 4th February.
  • On 1st March, he scored his first goal for Monaco in the 'Coupe de France' against former club Marseille.
  • He was a key part of Monaco's 2016-2017 Ligue 1 championship season, making 24 starts in the league for Les Monegasques under manager 'Leonardo Jardim'.
  • Benjamin was named to the 2017 'UNFP Team of the Year' on 16th May, along with 5 of his teammates.
  • He was part of the exodus away from the 'Stade Louis II' after the season.
  • In March 2017, he was called up to the senior France squad for the first time to face 'Luxembourg' and 'Spain'.
  • Mendy made his debut on 25th March 2017 against the former, playing the whole game in a 3-1 '2018 World Cup 'qualification away win.
  • It was announced that the 'Premier League' side 'Manchester City' had signed him on a five-year contract for a fee reported to be 52 million pounds.
  • He sustained an injury against 'Crystal Palace', hurting his right knee on a challenge against Palace forward 'Andros Townsend' on 23rd September and under September.
  • He returned from injury as a 75th-minute substitute for 'Fabian Delph' in a game against 'Swansea City' at the City of Manchester Stadium on 22nd April 2018 which gave him the minimum 5 league games required to receive a 'Premier League' winners' medal.
  • Just days after the 3-1 win against 'Manchester United', it was announced that Benjamin had once again undergone surgery on November 14, 2018, in Barcelona for a cartilage problem in his left knee, and he was expected to be out for 12 weeks.

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International Career of Benjamin Mendy

  • Benjamin Mendy represented his nation at under-16 and under-17 level.
  • He was also the part of the under-17 team that reached the quarter-finals at the 2011 U-17 World Cup in 2011. 
  • In March 2017, he was called up to the senior France squad for the first time where the squad had to face against Luxembourg and Spain. 
  • On 25th March 2017, he made his debut against the former, playing the whole game in a 3-1 2018 World Cup qualification away win. 
  • He was also called up to the French squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on 17th May 2018. 

Awards / Honours / Achievements of Benjamin Mendy

  • Premier League (2017-2018) (2018-2019)
  • EFL Cup (2019-2020)
  • FA Community Shield (2018)
  • Golden Boy award (2014)

Benjamin Mendy with Trophy

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Shirt Number of Benjamin Mendy

  • Manchester City, France National Team      22
  • AS Monaco, AC Le Havre                                     3
  • AS Monaco, Olympique Marseille                  23 
  • AS Monaco                                                              14

Personal Life of Benjamin Mendy 

Benjamin Mendy is not married yet. He has also not mentioned about his personal life like about his girlfriend in social media. He is assumed to be single. Mendy seems to be focusing on his career rather than on other different things. About his sexual orientation, he is neither gay nor transgender, he is straight.

Net Worth of Benjamin Mendy 

As a footballer, the net worth of Mendy is estimated at about $5 Million-$10 Million. His 2020 net worth is under review. The annual salary of Mendy is also under review. The income source of Benjamin is from a football career. Hope salary and net worth will be increased in millions in the coming year. Mendy has signed a personal endorsement deal with the sportswear giant, Adidas. Benjamin wears only Adidas footwear for his professional matches due to the endorsement deal. He has also endorsed Adidas products on social media.

Body Measurement of Benjamin 

The height of Mendy is 6 ft or 183 cm which is the best height than other footballers. And his current weight is 85 kg or 187.5 lbs. Mendy's hair color is black which is natural. He had tried blonde and other hair colors too. The eye color of Benjamin is also black. The size of other different body measures is unknown until now. Up to the date, he is slightly injured prone, otherwise, he will be the perfect modern fullback.