Last updated on August 7th, 2023 at 06:49 am
Facts About Benjamin Mendy
|Celebrated Name||Benjamin Mendy|
|Age||28 Years Old|
|Nick Name||Benjamin Mendy|
|Birth Name||Benjamin Mendy|
|Place Of Birth||Longjumeau, France|
|Net Worth||$35 million (2023)|
|Current Team||FC Lorient|
French professional footballer, Benjamin Mendy is playing as a left-back for Premier League club FC Lorient and the France national team. He represented his country in the quarterfinals in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup as part of the under 17 French national teams. He was also part of the French squad participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He played the match by wearing the jersey number of 15.
Gossips and Rumors
- Pep Guardiola has historically had the final say in disputes with players, and Benjamin Mendy would do well to find the right side of his manager sooner rather than later.
- He had played just five times when an unfortunate anterior cruciate ligament injury all but ended his debut season at the club, yet Pep Guardiola had the foresight to ensure the left-back was afforded a good portion of the limelight in a season that saw his side sweep aside all before them in the Premier League.
- Benjamin Mendy is facing an uncertain future at Manchester City after angering Pep Guardiola with his attitude on and off the pitch this season the latest incident seeing the player report for treatment last Sunday three hours late.
- In 2018, Benjamin Mendy made his first web show appearance on Amazon Prime’s reality series All or Nothing: Manchester City.
- For being one of the best young attacking left-backs in the English Premier League. His immense pace and strength have helped him add another dimension to the attacking play of Manchester City.
- For being one of the most social media active players in the English Top Flight. His social media obsession has even got him a public rebuke from Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
Early Life of Mendy
24 years old, Benjamin Mendy was born on 17th July 1994 in Longjumeau, France. His horoscope is Cancer. His nationality is French. He belongs to white ethnicity. He was raised by his mother, Monique Mendy in his hometown. At the early age of six, Mendy started playing football at FC Palaiseau, where he remained till 2007 and then he joined Le Havre’s youth team.
Body Features of Benjamin Mendy
Mendy has an athletic body build. He has got a very attractive body. He is very tall with a tall height of 6 ft or 183 cm. He has a balanced weight and a healthy body with a weight of 85 Kg. His hair color and eye color are both Black. His sexual orientation is straight.
Career of Mendy
- Mendy began his career in this club, Le Havre after playing in the youth team. He was called up by this club and signed with this club for a 3-year contract on 24th July 2011.
- On 9th August 2011, he made his professional debut against Amiens by defeating with the score of 2-1.
- After playing for Le Havre, he signed for Ligue 1 side Olympique de Marseille on 8th July 2013 and made his debut against Guingamp on 11th August 2013.
- He scored his first goal for this club on 24th September 2013 playing against Saint-Etienne.
- Altogether, he made 101 appearances for this club.
- Mendy then moved to the Monaco club on 22nd June 2016 by signing in a contract of 5 years and made team debut on 27th July against Fenerbahce.
- He scored his first goal for Monaco in the Coupe de France against former club Marseille on 1 March.
- On 16th May, he was named to the 2017 UNFP Team of the Year.
- Later, it was announced that Manchester City signed him on a 5-year contract on 24th July 2017 with a transfer fee of £52 Million.
- While playing against Crystal Palace on 23rd September, he was injured hurting his right knee and later he returned from the injury on 22nd April 2018 and played against Swansea City.
- This appearance gave him the minimum 5 league games required to receive a Premier League winners medal.
- On 19 July 2023, 23 months after his last appearance in professional football, Mendy signed a two-year contract with Ligue 1 club Lorient.
International Career of Mendy
- Mendy has also contributed to the international career by representing his nation in Under-16, Under-17 level.
- With his team, he reached the quarter-finals at the 2011 U-17 World Cup.
- After that, he was called up to the senior France squad for the first time to face Luxembourg and Spain in March 2017.
- He made his debut on 25th March 2017 against the former, playing the whole game in a 3-1 2018 World Cup qualification away win.
Net Worth of Mendy
The net worth of this famous football player, Mendy is obviously in millions. He is earning a good amount of money from his work by playing football. His weekly salary is $100,000 as of 2018. His market value is $50 Million. His exact net worth is $10 million including his all income and assets. He is satisfied with his earning. As of 2023, the player has a net worth of $35 million.
Affairs of Mendy
Mendy is not married yet and he is still single. There are no rumors about him with anyone. He has not spoken about his love life to the media. He is a secretive guy as well. Presently, he is focusing his career rather than being in a relationship.