Who is Benjamin Mendy?
Benjamin Mendy, a member of the Ligue One club, Lorient and popularly known to his family and supporters as “Benjamin” is an professional French football player.
Since his debut, Benjamin Mendy has played at the full-back position throughout his professional career for some of the biggest clubs across Europe namely, Le Havre II, Le Havre, Marseilles, Monaco and Premier League club, Manchester City.
Known for his athleticism, technique, dynamic movement and unmatched defensive prowess, Benjamin Mendy quickly rose to prominence and established himself as one of the most promising fullbacks of his generation.
He was one of the most integral parts of Premier League club, Manchester City and France national football team. He was influential behind Man City Premier League trophy triumphs. He won the Premier League thrice in his professional career along with EFL cup and Community Shield.
The 29 years old left back, Benjamin Mendy also won the FIFA World Cup in 2018 with the France national football team. He was instrumental behind their success in the FIFA World Cup.
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How did Benjamin Mendy career begin?
Being born in Longjumeau, France, Benjamin Mendy began his footballing journey since a very young age. The full-back was a prominent part of youth side, Palaiseau. He signed for them in 2000 and was a part of the youth side till 2007.
Further, Benjamin Mendy was also a part of Youth side, La Havre in 2007. He was a part of the french club youth system till 2011.
Benjamin Mendy signed his first professional contract with La Havre II in 2010. The left back made 69 appearances during his 3 years stint with the League One club till 2013.
Moreover, Benjamin Mendy was signed by Ligue One club, Marseille in 2013. He spent 3 season till 2016 establishing 82 appearances with the Ligue One club.
Benjamin Mendy established himself as one of the most integral parts of the most Marseille team and was influential behind their success.
Benjamin Mendy finally got his major breakthrough as he signed for Premier League club, Manchester City in 2017. The french full-back was signed for a then world record fee for a defender worth $52 millions.
He rose to prominence and quickly established himself as one of the core members of Guardiola’s team. The left back was one of the best defensive players in the Premier League.
Moreover, Benjamin Mendy was also influential behind their Premier League success. He was one of the core members behind Manchester City silverwares triumph, he won the English Premier League (3), EFL cup (2), and Community Shield (1) in his footballing career.
Overall, Benjamin Mendy made 50 appearances with Manchester City establishing goals (2) and assists (8). He left the Citizens in 2023 after his contract was over.
Currently, French full-back, Benjamin Mendy plays in Ligue One representing Lorient. He signed for them in July, 2023.
Who is Benjamin Mendy wife?
As of 2023, French footballer, Benjamin Mendy is not married to anyone as of yet.
However, according to some reports, Benjamin Mendy wife name is unknown at this point of time, but as per rumour the French left back is in a relationship with the Model Claudia Marino.
Although, neither Benjamin Mendy nor Claudia Marino has disclosed anything about their relationship. The duo has kept their relationship low-key and private.