Benatia celebrates 30th birthday: all statistics in a row

He is temporarily stopped at the national team, however, still a good time to take stock!

Medhi Benatia tapped today, 30 years on, the ideal time to the club and international match statistics of the ruthless Centre defender at a glance. Benatia currently from sporting considerations temporary international career has finished at the Lions v Atlas, can already look back on a beautiful resume. Via detours reached the international the dressing rooms of absolute topformaties as Bayern Munich and Juventus.


Clubs for which he successively was active: Olympique Marseille (promises), Tours FC, FC Lorient, Clermont Foot, Udinese, AS Roma, Bayern Munich and Juventus eventually.

Statistics per League:
1. Serie A: 123 duels (12 goals and 1 assist)
2. Division 2: 86 duels (2 goals and 2 assists)
3. Bundesliga: 29 duels (2 goals and 2 assists)
4. Champions League: 17 games (1 goal)
5. Europa League: 13 matches (1 goal)
6. Coppa Italia (Cup): 5 duels
7. Coupe de la Ligue: 4 duels
8. DFB-Pokal: 3 duels
9. DFL-Supercup: 1 game
10. Coupe de France: 1 game


Benatia made under national coach Roger Lemerre against Zambia (ed. 3-0 profit in Marrakech) his debut for the Lions v/d Atlas. Before that, he also came out for the representing jeugdeftallen of Morocco (U17 and U20). Just before his appearances for Morocco U20 he came also from several times for France U17. So far, the captain 49 caps for the Moroccan national team on his account. From this 49 matches, he scored once, and let that well during the game with Algeria in Marrakech are in 2011. He opened the score against its mother country after which the team its neighbouring country with 4-0 (Benatia, Chamakh, Hadji and Abdi) of the mat.