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Wahbi Khazri

Facts About Wahbi Khazri

Celebrated Name Wahbi Khazri
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Khazri
Birth Name Wahbi Khazri
Birth Date 1991-02-08
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality French and Tunisian
Birth Nation France
Place Of Birth Ajaccio, Corsica, France
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Muslim
Career Start 1995
Awards 2018 Tunisian Footballer of the Year.
Brothers Foued Khazri
Marital Status Married
Wife Marlene Khazri
Children One son and a daughter
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 76kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £2.7 Million
Current Club Saint-Etienne
Position Attacking midfielder/Forward
Jersey Number 10
Links Instagram

Wahbi Khazri is a Tunisian professional football player who plays for French Ligue 1 club Saint-Etienne and Tunisia national team as an attacking midfielder or as a forward. He has previously played for Bastia, Bordeaux, Sunderland, and Rennes (loan). On 17 July 2018, he was transferred to AS Saint-Etienne for four years for an initial fee of £6 million and chose to wear number 10.

On the international level, born in France, he was eligible for both Tunisia and France in international football. He has represented both France and Tunisia at various age levels He has represented France at the U21 level and Tunisia at the U20 level. Despite representing France at U21, he eventually chose to represent Tunisia in international football. He made his senior international team debut for Tunisia on 7 January 2013. He has represented Tunisia in the 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2021 African Cup of Nations as well as the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Since making his debut, he obtained over 60 caps and scored 24 goals for Tunisia.  

What is Wahbi Khazri Famous For?

  • Being a Tunisian professional football player.
  • Being the captain of the Tunisia national team.
  • For playing as an attacking midfielder or as a forward for French Ligue 1 club Saint-Etienne.

Honors

  • Won the 2010-11 Championnat National with Bastia. 
  • Won the 2011-12 Ligue 2 with Bastia.

Awards

  • Won the 2018 Tunisian Footballer of the Year. 

Where is Wahbi Khazri From?

Wahbi Khazri was born on 8 February 1991. His birthplace is Ajaccio, Corsica, France. He holds both Tunisian and French nationality. Likewise, his religion is Muslim and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He is of Tunisian descent. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. He grew up alongside his brother, Foued Khazri. 

Wahbi Khazri Bastia

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Wahbi Khazri Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of JS Ajaccio in 1995 and played until 2003.
  • In 2003, he joined the youth team of Bastia and began his career at the club. 
  • After progressing through the youth ranks at Bastia, on 13 March 2009, he made his senior team debut and scored the winning goal in a 1-0 win against Montpellier. During his 2008-09 season, he made 12 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2009-10 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Bastia was relegated to Championnat National. 
  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Bastia won the Championnat National that season.
  • During his 2011-12 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as Bastia won the Ligue 2 that season and gained promotion to the Ligue 1 next season.
  • During his 2012-13 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2013-14 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 1 July 2014, he signed up for four years with the FC Girondins de Bordeaux. He made his debut for the club on 9 August 2014 on the first day of the 2014-15 season in a 1-0 win against Montpellier. On 17 August 2014, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-1 win against Monaco. On 28 September 2014, he scored the 3,400th goal in Girondins history. In his first season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his first half of the 2015-16 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.

Wahbi Khazri sunderland

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  • On 30 January 2016, he joined Sunderland on a four-and-a-half-year contract for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club on 2 February 2016 in a 1-0 loss against Manchester City. On 13 February 2016, he scored his first goal for the club, opening the scoring with a direct free kick in a 2-1 win against Manchester United. On 7 May 2016, he scored a volley in a 3-2 win over Chelsea as manager Sam Allardyce’s team neared survival in the Premier League. In his first season, he made 14 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring only 1 goal and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 31 August 2017, he returned to Ligue 1, signing a season-long loan at Rennes. On 10 September 2017, he scored on his debut for the club in a 3-1 win against Marseille. During his loan spell at Rennes, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as he helped the club to finish in 5th place in the league and qualification to the Europa League.

Wahbi Khazri Saint-Etienne

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  • On 17 July 2018, he was transferred to AS Saint-Etienne for four years for an initial fee of £6 million and chose to wear number 10. On 11 August 2018, he scored on his debut for the club on the first day of Ligue 1 in a 2-1 win against Guingamp at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard. On 28 September 2018, he scored twice in a 2-0 win against Monaco. In his first season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as he finished as the top scorer for his team that season. 
  • The 2019-20 season was off to a difficult start for him. During that season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he was placed on the unwanted list by Claude Puel. However, despite contacts at Turkish runner-up Trabzonspor, the club failed to sell him. On 11 April 2021, he scored his first hat-trick of his career in a 4-1 win against FC Girondins de Bordeaux. This match also allows him to reach the symbolic bar of 200 matches in Ligue 1. During that season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During the 2021-22 season, on 30 October 2021, during a trip to face FC Metz, he scored his seventh goal of the season in Ligue 1 with a shot from 68 meters, the most distant goal of Ligue 1 since 2006, the first year in which the distance of winning shots is measured.

Wahbi Khazri Tunisia

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Wahbi Khazri International Career

  • Born in France, he was eligible for both Tunisia and France in international football. 
  • He has represented both France and Tunisia at various age levels.
  • He has represented France at the U21 level and Tunisia at the U20 level. 
  • He made his debut for the Tunisia U20 national team in 2009.
  • In November 2011, he was called up France U21 national team for a pair of 2013 UEFA European U21 Football Championship qualifiers against Romania and Slovakia.
  • In February 2012, he played his first and only game for the French U21 side, against Italy. 
  • Despite representing France at U21, he eventually chose to represent Tunisia in international football. 
  • He made his senior international team debut for Tunisia on 7 January 2013 in a 1-1 friendly draw against Ethiopia.
  • In January 2013, he was included in the squad for the 2013 African Cup of Nations where he played only one match in the tournament as Tunisia was knocked out from the group stage. 
  • On 23 March 2013, he scored his first international goal for Tunisia in a 2-1 win against Sierra Leone in a World Cup qualification.  
  • In December 2015, he was included in the 2015 African Cup of Nations where he played all the matches the tournament as Tunisia was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Equatorial Guinea. 
  • In 2017, he was named among 23 Tunisians to compete at the 2017 African Cup of Nations where he played all the matches in the tournament as Tunisia was again eliminated in the quarter-finals this time by Burkina Faso.
  • In June 2018, he was included in Tunisia's squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.  In the second group match, he assisted Dylan Bronn and scored himself in added time in a 5-2 loss to Belgium in Moscow. With both teams already eliminated, he then played his part in a 2-1 comeback win over Panama that was Tunisia's first at the World Cup since 1978 as he set up Fakhreddine Ben Youssef and then scored the winning goal, the 2,500th in the competition's history.
  • He was the captain of the Tunisian side that came fourth at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. 
  • In the third match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification against Mauritania, on 7 October 2021, he scored his 22nd goal in the colors of Tunisia, thus becoming the second top scorer in the selection behind Issam Jemaa (36 goals).  
  • In December 2022, he was included in the 2021 African Cup of Nations where he played four matches in the tournament as Tunisia was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Burkina Faso.
  • Since making his debut, he obtained over 60 caps and scored 24 goals for Tunisia.

Wahbi Khazri Kids

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Is Wahbi Khazri Married?

Looking at his personal life, he is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend Marlene Khazri who has been together for a long time. The couple is blessed with two children: one son and a daughter. He had shared a couple of pictures with his wife and daughters on his social media accounts. He has an intimate relationship with his wife and children and they are living their life happily together.   

How tall is Wahbi Khazri?  

Wahbi Khazri stands at a height of 1.82m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 76kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

What is the Net Worth of Wahbi Khazri?

Wahbi Khazri is a Tunisian professional football player who currently plays for French Ligue 1 club Saint-Etienne. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2018, he was transferred to AS Saint-Etienne for four years for an initial fee of £6 million. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be around $1 million-$5 million where he received £2.7 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His market value is around €4.50 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.    

Trivias About Wahbi Khazri You Need To Know.

  • He started playing football at the age of 3.
  • He belongs to Tunisian descent.
  • He holds both French and Tunisian nationality.
  • He has represented Tunisia at five African Cup of Nations tournaments and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  • Since making his debut, he obtained over 60 caps and scored 24 goals for Tunisia.
  • He wears shirt number 10 for Saint-Etienne.