10 Facts About Yassine Benzia


Yassine Benzia mainly plays as an attacking or a central midfielder but can play as a winger or striker.


Yassine Benzia began his professional career at Olympique Lyonnais, where he played 53 total games and scored 6 goals, winning the 2012 Trophee des Champions.


Yassine Benzia played with the under-17 team at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.


Yassine Benzia was promoted to the senior team by manager Remi Garde and assigned the number 25 shirt.


On 31 August 2018, the last day of the 2018 summer transfer window, Yassine Benzia joined Super Lig side Fenerbahce on loan for the season.


On 31 August 2019, the last day of the 2019 summer transfer window, Yassine Benzia joined Superleague Greece side Olympiakos on loan for the season.


On 26 January 2023, Yassine Benzia signed for Qarabag on a contract until 30 June 2025.

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In January 2016, Algerian Football Federation president Mohamed Raouraoua announced that Yassine Benzia had opted to switch his international allegiance to Algeria.


Yassine Benzia scored his first senior international goal on 2 June 2016 against Seychelles.


At the age of 17, Yassine Benzia was dubbed the new Karim Benzema.