Riyad Mahrez Biography

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Riyad Mahrez

Quick Facts Of Riyad Mahrez

Celebrated Name Riyad Mahrez
Age 27 years old
Nick Name
Birth Name Riyad Karim Mahrez
Birth Date 1991-02-21
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Current Team Manchester City F.C
Position Winger
Shirt Number 26
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Sarcelles, France
Father Ahmed Mahrez
Mother Halima Mahrez
Horoscope Pisces
Nationality Algerian, French and Morrocan
Height 5 ft. 10 in.
Weight 60 Kg
Marital Status Married
Spouse Rita Mahrez
Children 1
Net Worth $8 Million
Salary $4 Million

Riyad Karim Mahrez simply named as Riyad Mahrez is one of the famous professional football player who plays for Manchester City F.C and Algerian National Team. He is a well-known celebrity. He is famous for contribution in professional life. He is best at Winger position. Currently, he is playing in Manchester City. He had played for Le Havre, Leicester City, and many more clubs. He is left foot player. His Shirt number is 26.

Gossips and Rumors

Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez breaks the silence after shocking penalty miss vs Liverpool. Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez insists he will not let his shocking penalty miss against Liverpool affect his confidence. Mahrez had a golden chance to give City their first Premier League victory over Liverpool at Anfield for 15 years when the visitors were awarded a penalty in the 84th minute. Substitute Leroy Sane was taken out by Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk in the box, but Mahrez blazed his spot-kick way over the bar. The Premier League clash finished goalless, meaning City, Liverpool and Chelsea are joint-top of the table going into the second international break of the season.

Famous For:

  • For being a great team player and very efficient winger.
  • For his powerful left legged shots and for possessing a great football technique.
  • Professional football player who plays for Manchester City F.C and Algerian National Team.

Early Life of Mahrez

Passionate and enthusiastic player, Riyad Mahrez was born on 21st February 1991. He was born and raised in Sarcelles, the city of France. He is the son of Ahmed Mahrez and Halima Mahrez, his father and mother. His nationality is Algerian, French and Moroccan. His ethnicity is White. His astrological sign is Pisces. At the small age, he began his career with football.

Body Features of Mahrez

Riyad has got a great personality. Talking about his body, his height is 5 ft. 10 in. tall. His weight is of 60 Kg. He has a balanced body with good health. He has an attractive body figure. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers. His body build is slim. His eye color is Dark Brown and his hair color is Black. His sexual orientation is Straight, His chest size is 37 in, arms size is 14 in and waist size is 31 in. 

Early Career of Mahrez

  • In the year of 2009, Mahrez turned into professional footballer by joining the CFA side Quimper.
  • Altogether he appeared in 23 matches scoring 2 goal kicks for the club.
  • Later in 2010, he joined Le Havre, turning down offers from leading French teams Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille to join them.
  • He was also in the club for three successive seasons. He appeared in 60 matches scoring 24 goal kicks for this club.
  • After playing to Le Havre, he joined the English club, Leicester United in 2014, signing to a three and half year contract.
  • On 25th January 2014, he made his debut against Middlesbrough with the winning score of 2-0.
  • Also, he helped his club to be titled as "Winners of the Championship" returning to the Premier League for the first time in ten years.
  • In April 2016, Mahrez and his teammates Marc Albrighton, Danny Drinkwater went on the Premier League in 2016 being named in the PFA Team of the Year.
  • Mahrez was one of four Leicester players named in the PFA Team of the Year in April 2016.
  • He was also the first African to earn the accolade. When Leicester finished the season as champions, Mahrez became the first Algerian to win a Premier League medal.
  • He then signed a new four-year contract with Leicester in August 2016.
  • On 6th May, he played his 100th Premier League game for Leicester, against Watford, scoring in the process.
  • At the end of the 2016-2017 season, Mahrez announced that he wished to leave the club and then he signed with Manchester City in a five year contact with a fee of £60m will also make Mahrez the most expensive African footballer, and also Manchester City's most expensive signing and a record transfer fee received by Leicester City.
  • He made his debut for this club as a starter on 5th August, as City defeated Chelsea 2–0 to win the 2018 FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadium.

International Career of Mahrez

  • He had represented himself in his national country in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
  • Mahrez was called up to the provisional Algeria squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • Mahrez made his international debut for the Desert Foxes with a friendly match against Armenia on 31 May 2014.
  • On 15 October 2014, Mahrez scored his first international goal with the winning score of 3–0 against Malawi.
  • He was also named Algeria squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon and he made both goals in a 2–2 draw with Zimbabwe. Due to his brilliant performance, he was awarded Man of the Match.

Affairs of Riyad

He is a married man. He is married to his loving girlfriend, Rita Mahrez. She is an English model. They married on 16th August, 2015. They seem to be very happy with each other. The couple makes public appearances together often. There is no any sign of Separation between them. They are living peacefully. The couple is blessed with a baby girl named Inanya. Riyad and Rita are living a happy life as their family is now completed by the birth of their first child. As Mahrez can be seen active in various charities, He often takes time out from his busy schedules and appears in various charity works and events.

Net Worth of Riyad

The net worth of is estimated to have $8 million in 2018 with all of his properties and incomes. He is receiving an annual salary of $4 million from his present club. His current market value is $53 million. He enjoys a very attractive salary of around $4 million on the yearly basis.  Maximum of his net worth is built through his professional career in football. The Car brands owned by Riyad Mahrez include Mercedes Benz, Audi, and Lamborghini.

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Did You Know?

  • He won the 2015-2016 Premier League trophy with Leicester City.
  • In April 2016, Mahrez was named in the PFA Team of the Year. During the same month, he was awarded PFA Players’ Player of the Year.
  • In January 2016, Mahrez became one of the top 50 most valuable players in Europe. His market value went all the way from 4.5 million to 30.1 million British pounds.
  • As a child, he visited a barbershop located in a Sarcelles, a commune located 16.3 kilometers from the center of Paris. Nowadays, fans from all over the world would visit the shop and ask for Mahrez’s haircut.

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