Name
Christian Benteke

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Born
1990 (29 years old)

Birth Place
Kinshasa, Zaire

Position
Forward

Team Number
17

Height
1.91

Weight
84.35

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Right

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Sport
Soccer

Team
Crystal Palace

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League
English Premier League

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Christian Benteke Liolo (born 3 December 1990) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Crystal Palace and the Belgium national team.
He 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 £8 million by Aston Villa. Benteke has earned over 20 caps for Belgium since making his debut in 2010. He missed the 2014 FIFA World Cup through injury.
Benteke played youth football for JS Pierreuse and later Standard Liège before moving to Genk. He returned to Standard in January 2009. On 7 August 2009 he joined KV Kortrijk on loan for a season. He spent the following season on loan at Mechelen as part of the transfer of Aloys Nong, who moved from Mechelen to Standard Liège. He returned to Genk in 2011, scoring 19 goals in 37 appearances during one season at the club.
On 31 August 2012, Benteke joined Premier League club Aston Villa on a four-year deal for a fee believed to be around £8 million. Benteke stated it was a dream come true in getting a move to the Premier League and thanked the players and manager at K.R.C. Genk for his move.


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2019-2021

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