Name
Christian Benteke

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Born
1990 (33 years old)

Birth Place
Kinshasa, Zaire

Position
Forward

Status
Active

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Team Number
20

Height
1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)

Weight
85 kg (187 lb)

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Player Manager ID
18009139

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Sport
Soccer

Team
DC United

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League
American Major League Soccer

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Christian Benteke Liolo (born 3 December 1990) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Major League Soccer club D.C. United and the Belgium national team.

Benteke began his career at Standard Liège, playing a part in their 2008–09 Belgian First Division triumph. Following a season at Genk he was signed for £7 million by Aston Villa. He scored 49 goals in 101 matches for Villa across all competitions, including 19 Premier League goals in his debut season and helping them to the 2015 FA Cup Final, before transferring to Liverpool in 2015 for £32.5 million. He spent a single season at Liverpool, scoring a total of ten goals, before being transferred to Crystal Palace at the start of the 2016–17 season.

Benteke has earned over forty caps for Belgium since making his debut in 2010. He missed the 2014 FIFA World Cup through injury, but was part of their team that reached the quarter-finals of UEFA Euro 2016, also featuring at Euro 2020.




Season Stats
7 appearances in the current 2024 Season
11 goals scored in the current 2024 Season


Career Honours

Belgian Pro League
2008-2009

Genk


Career Milestones


MLS Hat-Trick
2023-09-23


MLS All-Star
2023-06-27


MLS Goal Of The Week
2023-05-03


Former Youth Teams

2004-2006

2006-2007


Former Senior Teams

2007-2009

2009-2010 (Loan)

2009-2011

2010-2011 (Loan)

2011-2012

2012-2015

2015-2016

2016-2022


Former Club Staff


Contracts

2019-2021


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