Wissam Ben Yedder is a French professional footballer who plays for Ligue 1 club Monaco, whom he captains, and the France national team. Wissam Ben Yedder plays as a striker in his team. Previously he played so many matches in different teams and also won so many awards in various matches. He is a very brilliant player on his team. Check all the details given below about Wissam Ben Yedder’s Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Stats, Awards, Salary, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Wissam Ben Yedder Wiki/Biography
Wissam Ben Yedder was born on 12th August 1990 (Age: 32 years; as of 2022) in Sarcelles, France. His occupation is a famous football player in France. His nationality is French and his ethnicity is Multiracial. His zodiac sign is Leo and he follows the Muslim (religion).
Wissam Ben Yedder Educational Qualification
Wissam Ben Yedder doesn’t disclose any information about his schooling. So, we assume that he completed his schooling in his hometown. And, after that, he focused on his dream of football player and joined clubs and play for them.
Wissam Ben Yedder Physical Stats
- Height: 5′ 7″ inches
- Weight: 68 kg
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Gray
- Body Measurement: 36-12-29
- Shoe Size: 10 U.S
- Dress Size: 8 U.S
Wissam Ben Yedder Family & Parents
Wissam Ben Yedder was born into a middle-class family to France Parents. Wissam doesn’t disclose any information about his family, parents, and siblings. His parents always motivated him to his football player dream.
Wissam shared photos with his family on his social handles.
Wissam Ben Yedder Girlfriend & Relationships
He is a famous and handsome football player from France. Also, Wissam played with many famous football players. He doesn’t have any information related to her love life or his girlfriend’s name.
His relationship status is single and his marital status is unmarried. Wissam likes to hang out with his best friends and siblings. But also he shared a photo with a girl on his Social Handles.
Wissam Ben Yedder Career & Stats
Wissam Ben Yedder start his career at local UJAIfortville in the fourth-tier Championnat de France Amateur, before moving to Toulouse of Ligue 1 in 2010. He makes his professional debut in a 0-2 home loss to Paris Saint-Germain, replacing Yannis Tafer for the final 29 minutes on 16th October 2010. Wissam makes 13 substitute appearances across his first seasons and scored his first goal for Toulouse on 21st April 2012: ten minutes after coming on in place of Paulo Machado, he equalized in an eventual 2-1 loss at Evian.
On 10 August 2012, in the first game of the season, he came on at half-time for Pantxi Sirieix and equalized for a 1–1 draw at reigning champions and local rivals Montpellier. At the last of the campaign, he scored both goals in a win over Montpellier on 26th May 2013. Ben Yedder scored a hat-trick in a 5-1 home win over Sochaux on 30th November 2013.
On 17th May 2014, he recorded another treble as Toulouse finished the season with a 3-1 win over Valenciennes. On 20th September 2014, he scored a penalty in a 3-3 draw against Caen. He reached 35 Ligue1 goals for Toulouse, surpassing Andre-Pierre Gignac as their highest scorer in the league in the 21st Century. Wissam attained the milestone of 50 goals in the competition on 19th December 2015, when he put them ahead in a 1-1 home draw against Lille.
Wissam Ben Yedder signed a five-year contract with Spanish club Sevilla, for a reported €9 million fee on 30th July 2016. After being an unused substitute in their UEFA Super Cup loss to Real Madrid on 9th August, his debut five days later, replacing fellow new signing Luciano Vietto for the final 29 minutes of a 0-2 loss to Barcelona in the first leg of the Year’s domestic equivalent.
William Ben Yedder started in his first La Liga game and scored a goal in a 6-4 victory over Espanyol at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on 20th August. He scored five goals across Sevilla’s 14-2 aggregate Copa del Rey win over Tercera Division club Formentera in December 2016. This haul makes him the tournament’s top scorer that season, alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. He registered a hat-trick in a 4-0 La Liga win at Real Sociedad.
In Sevilla’s UEFA Champions League campaign in 2017-2018, he scored all three goals in a group stage victory over Slovenia’s Maribor on 26th September, his first hat-trick in the competition. On 21 November, after scoring twice as Sevilla came from a 0–3 deficit at halftime to draw with Liverpool, he taunted A.C. Milan – who lost the 2005 UEFA Champions League Final to Liverpool in a similar fashion – over Twitter. On 13 March 2018, in the second leg of the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League round of 16 against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Ben Yedder signed with Monaco on a five-year contract after they activated his release clause of €40 million, a record sale for Sevilla on 14th August 2019. Rony Lopes transferred in the other direction. On 25 August, he scored his first goal for the club in his first game at the Stade Louis II in a 2–2 draw with Nîmes. In December 2019, Ben Yedder won the UNFP Player of the Month award with four goals and two assists in four games, including two in a 5–1 home win over Lille on 21 December.
His first season in the principality was curtailed in early March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but he finished as joint top scorer alongside PSG’s Kylian Mbappé with 18 goals from 26 games, a new record for him in Ligue 1. Ben Yedder helped Monaco finish as runners-up in the Coupe de France, scoring in wins over Lyon and Rumilly-Vallières in the quarter-final and semi-final in 2020-2021.
Ben scored five goals in four games on a run to the Coupe de France semi-finals, before missing the first attempt in a penalty shootout defeat to Nantes. He was Player of the Month with 56% of the votes in January 2022 for his three goals and one assist, Mbappé and Rennes’ Martin Terrier were the three forwards chosen for the Team of the Year.
Wissam Ben Yedder played two futsal matches for France, scoring once, and also represented the nation nine times at the U-21 level. As Ben Yedder’s parents come from Tunisia and therefore he would qualify to represent that nation in international football under FIFA regulations, the Tunisian Football Federation make five attempts to get him to represent their team.
In October 2017, after he turned down their offer to get him into the squad before the 2018 FIFA World Cup, they admitted defeat. After playing well for Sevilla, France manager Didier Deschamps included Ben Yedder in the squad for two friendly matches against Colombia and Russia in March 2018. On 17 May, he was named on the standby list for the 23-man French squad for the World Cup. In May 2021, he was selected for the delayed finals.
Wissam Ben Yedder Awards & Achievements
- UEFA Nations League in 2020-2021.
- UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year in 2021–22.
- UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month in December 2019, January 2022.
- Ligue 1 top goalscorer: 2019–20.
Wissam Ben Yedder Favorite Things
- Favorite Playing Position: Forward
- Favorite Car: Volkswagen
- Favorite Food: Italian Food
- Favorite Drinks: Coffee
- Favorite Color: Black
- Favorite Cell Phone/Brand: iPhone/Apple
Wissam Ben Yedder Net worth
Wissam Ben Yedder’s net worth is estimated at $25 million dollars. His occupation is a famous football player in France and played so many matches and tournaments with so many clubs and International teams and earned from them. His annual salary is $63,420,698 as of December 2022. Wissam Ben Yedder signed with Monaco on a five-year contract after they activated his release clause of €40 million, a record sale for Sevilla. Rony Lopes transferred in the other direction.
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Wissam Ben Yedder Amazing Facts
- Currently, Wissam Ben Yedder played for Monaco team.
- His jersey number is 10.
- His position in his team is Striker.
- Wissam Ben Yedder is nicknamed Benyebut, and ‘but’ means goal in French.
- Overall, he has played in 255 matches in Ligue 1, scoring 125 goals and assisting 34 times.
- At the international level, Ben Yedder represented France at the under-21 level, and at futsal.
- Wissam Ben Yedder is a very brilliant player on his team.
- Ben’s coach’s name is Philippe Clement
- His hobbies are Watching Movies, and Horse Riding.
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