Ismael Bennacer Biography

Ismael Bennacer

Quick Facts Of Ismael Bennacer

Celebrated Name Ismael Bennacer
Age 22 Years
Nick Name Bennacer
Birth Name Ismael Bennacer
Birth Date 1997-12-01
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Algerian-French
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Arles
Ethnicity Mixed
Race White
Famous For Being the midfielder for Serie A club Milan
Best Known For Being regarded as a highly promising prospect in modern football
Horoscope Sagittarius
Religion Muslim
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $100K-$1 Million
Salary €1.5 million per season
Source of Wealth Football Career
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 70 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Ismael Bennacer is a professional football player from Algeria. He is currently playing for Serie A club Milan and the Algeria national team. His playing position is a midfielder. He started his soccer career with the Arles youth league in 2004. He has played for the France national under 18 teams, as well as the France national under 19 teams. He was previously on the France national team in 2015 before switching allegiances and representing Algeria in 2016. He was chosen to play for the Algeria national team in the 2017 Africa Cup. He was a member of the team that won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and was named the player of the tournament. On 4th August 2019, A.C. Milan announced they had signed Bennacer from Empoli for a reported transfer fee of €16 million-plus bonuses. On 18th July 2020, he scored his first goal for the club and in the Italian top flight in a 5-1 home win over Bologna in Serie A. Overall, he is a very talented footballer. 

Chelsea's eye is on former Arsenal star Ismael Bennacer who Frank Lampard sees as 'ideal'

Chelsea is understood to be targeting a move for former Arsenal star Ismael Bennacer this summer, with Paris St-Germain and Manchester City also interested. Chelsea is eyeing up a move for ex-Arsenal star Ismael Bennacer this summer, according to reports in Italy. Frank Lampard is wasting no time in bolstering his Blues squad ahead of the 2020/21 campaign, with Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech already joining his side this summer. AC Milan midfielder Bennacer is another player on Chelsea's transfer radar this summer. However, the latest report suggests Bennacer's €50million (£45.6m) price tag is a problem for Chelsea so they may try and negotiate an alternative. It is suggested that Jorginho could be used as part of a swap deal, with the Italian midfielder having already been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer.

Famous For

  • Being the midfielder for Serie A club Milan.
  • Being regarded as a highly promising prospect in modern football.
  • Being capable of playing in several midfield roles, and has been used as a deep-lying playmaker in a holding role in midfield, as an attacking midfielder, or as a central offensive-minded midfielder, known as the mezzala role in Italian football. 
  • For his speed, vision, intelligence, composure, dribbling skills, passing, and technique.

Ismael Bennacer against Cristiano Ronaldo

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What is the Birthplace of Ismael Bennacer?

On 1st December 1997, Ismael Bennacer was born in Arles, France; his birthplace/hometown. His nationality is Algerian-French and his ethnicity is Mixed. His race is White. As of 2019, he celebrated his 22nd birthday. He was born to a Moroccan father and an Algerian mother. He has described himself as a devout practicing Muslim, praying 5 times a day, including training sessions and half-time breaks. His Zodiac sign is Sagittarius. His zodiac animal is Ox. 

For which team, Ismael Bennacer is playing for?

  • Ismael Bennacer's career started with the French club "Arles" where he signed for Premier League side Arsenal in July 2015.
  • Additionally, he made his senior Arsenal debut in the League Cup fourth round away to Sheffield Wednesday on 27th October 2015, replacing Theo Walcott after 19 minutes, after the latter had already replaced the injured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in an eventual 3-0 loss.
  • It was announced on 31st January 2017 that he would join Ligue 2 side Tours on loan for the remainder of the 2016-2017 season.
  • On 14th April 2017, he scored his first goal for Tours against Sochaux. 
  • Later on, he joined Italian club Empoli on 21st August 2017 and he made 39 appearances and scored 2 goals as Empoli won the Serie B title, earning promotion to Serie A in 2017-2018 Serie B season. 
  • A.C. Milan announced on 4th August 2019 that they had signed him from Empoli for a reported transfer fee of €16 million-plus bonuses. 
  • He underwent his medical on 23 July and signed a five-year contract, with a reported salary of €1.5 million per season.
  • He also made his club debut on 25th August, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 1-0 away defeat to Udinese in Serie A; his home and full-debut came on 31 August, in a 1-0 victory over Brescia.
  • On 18th July 2020, he scored his first goal for the club and in the Italian top flight in a 5-1 home win over Bologna in Serie A.

Ismael Bennacer Stats

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International Career of Ismael Bennacer

  • Bennacer represented France at youth level. 
  • He debuted for the Algeria national team in a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier, a 6-0 win over Lesotho.
  • He was also called upon 11 January 2017 to Algeria's squad for the African Cup of Nations of 2017 to replace Saphir Taider, who suffered an injury in training.
  • At the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, he helped Algeria to their first title in 29 years, finishing the competition as the joint-top assist provider, including one for Baghdad Bounedjah's match-winning goal against Senegal in the final on 19 July.
  • Moreover, he was later voted both the "Best Young Player" and the "Best Player" of the tournament. 

Honors and achievements of Ismael Bennacer

Club

Empoli

  • Serie B: 2017-2018

International

Algeria

  • Africa Cup of Nations: 2019 

Individual

  • Best Player of the Africa Cup of Nations: 2019 
  • Best Young Player of the Africa Cup of Nations: 2019 
  • CAF Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament: 2019 

Ismael Bennacer; Player of the Tournament

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Who is Ismael Bennacer's Girlfriend?

Regarding the marital status of Ismael, he is an unmarried man. He is assumed to be single as of today. He is also a very secretive person coming towards his private life. He has not revealed anything about his love life, affairs, relationship, girlfriend to the media. At present, he is focusing on his career rather than spending his valuable time making a girlfriend. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

How much is Ismael Bennacer's Net Worth and Salary (2020)?

Ismael Bennacer is a very talented football star. He is currently playing for A.C. Milan. The club signed Bennacer from Empoli for a reported transfer fee of €16 million-plus bonuses. He underwent his medical on 23 July and signed a five-year contract, with a reported salary of €1.5 million per season. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to have $100K-$1 Million. His market value at present is €17.50 Million. His major source of earning is from a football career and he is satisfied with his earnings. He is living a cool lifestyle from his earnings. 

How tall is Ismael Bennacer?

Ismael Bennacer is a very handsome person with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him. He has got a fair skin tone with short black hair and a pair of black eyes. He has got a tall height of 5 ft 9 in. His balanced bodyweight consists of 70 KG. Being a footballer, he has maintained his body a lot doing frequent exercises. He eats well and he is very conscious of his health matters. 

Did You Know?

  • He is currently playing for Serie A club Milan and the Algeria national team.
  • He started his soccer career with the Arles youth league in 2004.
  • He has played for the France national under 18 teams, as well as the France national under 19 teams.
  • He was a member of the team that won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations and was named the player of the tournament.