Quick Facts Of Benjamin Pavard
Celebrated Name Benjamin Pavard Age 23 Years Nick Name Benjamin Pavard Birth Name Benjamin Pavard Birth Date 1996-03-28 Gender Male Profession Footballer Birth Nation France Place Of Birth Maubeuge, France Nationality French Career Start 2015 Height 6 Feet 1 Inch Weight 76 Kg Current Team VfB Stuttgar, France national football team Position Defender Net Worth $2 million estm. Salary $1.2 million Hair Color Black Eye Color Black
A French native Benjamin Pavard is the international football player who is currently playing for VfB Stuttgart as well as his national football team of France. Primarily, Pavard plays at the position of defender. He wears jersey number 21. He started his professional career from French club Lille. He has performed in several tournaments representing his national team at both junior and senior level. He made his senior international debut for France national team in 2017. Pavard and his team France won the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia, where his goal against Argentina was named 2018 FIFA World Cup Goal of the Tournament.
Best Known for
- His volley goal against Argentina at 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 fixtures, which was his first international goal and was later named FIFA World Cup Goal of the Tournament.
Early Life of Benjamin Pavard
Benjamin Pavard is a native of Maubeuge, France, born on 28th of March 1996 with the star sign is Aries. Pavard is a French national and belongs to white Caucasian ethnicity. At the tender age of six, Pavard started off playing football with the youth team of US Jeumont. He enjoyed three years spell with Jeumont and then switched to Lille in 2005.
Professional Career of Benjamin Pavard
Following his impressive youth career in Lille, he was called up to the B team of Lille in 2014. However, his first Ligue 1 career for the club came against FC Nantes on January 31, 2015. Pavard left Lille to join German club VfB Stuttgart in 2016.
German club VfB Stuttgart signed Pavard on a four-year deal in August 2016 to play 2. Bundesliga, second division Bundesliga there. He helped his team to promote to Bundesliga winning 2. Bundesliga.
At Stuttgart, Pavard was tested at different playing positions including right-back, center-back, a defensive midfielder, and right wing. Finally, he was given the duty to play as a center back.
International Career of Benjamin Pavard
Initially, Pavard represented France at different age levels including France U19 and U21 teams. He made his senior international debut in November 2017 against Wales.
French national team coach, Didier Deschamps included Pavard in the final squad of France national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Pavard scored an amazing volley in a 4-3 win over Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the World Cup’s Round of 16 fixtures. It was Pavard’s first international goal for France and was later awarded FIFA World Cup Goal of the tournament. Pavard became the first French defender to score a goal in the World Cup since Lilian Thuram scored against Croatia in the semifinal in the 1998 World Cup edition. France went on to become champion and lifted the 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy when they defeat Croatia in the final.
Personal Life of Benjamin Pavard
The French young defender is quite private about his personal life. No rumors have come to light about his love life and have not disclosed any information officially regarding his affairs. He is active on several social media including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Body features of Benjamin Pavard
The 22-year-old young talent Pavard stands five feet eleven inches tall. He has a balanced weight of 76 kg. He has maintained his body perfectly fit.
Net Worth of Benjamin Pavard
As of 2018, the net worth of the 22-year old youth talent, Benjamin Pavard is estimated around $2 million. His annual salary at BfB Stuttgart is $1.2 million. He has endorsed famous shoe brand Adidas. The exact net worth of Pavard is still under review. However, his talent as a defender will earn him a fortune in many years to come. Seems like, some of the best football clubs in the world might soon eye this young talent.