Wissam Ben Yedder

Wissam Ben Yedder Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki [World Cup 2022]

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What is Wissam Ben Yedder recent Net worth?
$31 million

Who is Wissam Ben Yedder?

Wissam Ben Yedder is a French professional footballer who currently plays for Ligue 1 club Monaco and the France national team as a striker. Benyebut has been given to him as a nickname. It was a word called but, which in French means “aim.” UJA Alfortville was where Ben Yedder began his amateur career. He began his career with Toulouse before joining Sevilla for a transfer price of €9 million in 2016. Ben Yedder made his senior debut for the France National Team in March 2018 after making his international debut for France U21 in futsal.

Wissam Ben Yedder was born in Sarcelles, France, on August 12, 1990. He is Tunisian by birth. Riyad Mahrez, who plays for Manchester City in the English Premier League, was a boyhood friend of Ben Yedder’s. Ben Yedder began his career in the fourth-tier Championnat de France Amateur at local UJA Alfortville.

Wissam Ben Yedder’s success can be attributed to both his upbringing and his Futsal education. With the Wissam Ben Yedder family, there is never a dull moment, especially during their vacations in Tunisia. His dedication to ensuring the comfort of his father, mother, brothers, and sisters is comparable to his dedication to his work. Wissam Ben Yedder’s entire family appears to be ardent Muslims. According to some studies, Ben Yedder is Jewish because of his name.

With his ascent to stardom, football fans have questioned whether he has a girlfriend, who Wissam Ben Yedder’s wife is, and other questions regarding his personal life. As of this writing, there isn’t much of a female presence in Wissam Ben Yedder’s social media posts–aside from a snapshot with a mysterious blonde who appears to be his wife by all accounts (Fabwags report).

Wissam As an ST for AS Monaco, Ben Yedder makes £128,000 per week and £6,656,000 per year. Wissam Ben Yedder has an estimated net worth of £25,844,000 pounds. His current deal runs out on June 30, 2024. Wissam Ben Yedder is a 28-year-old man who is 5 feet 7 inches tall. He is roughly 68 kg in weight. On Instagram, he has 636k followers.

The Career of Wissam Ben Yedder

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Player: Wissam Ben Yedder Monaco (source: BeSoccer)

Ben Yedder is of Tunisian heritage and was born in Sarcelles, Île-de-France. Riyad Mahrez was one of his boyhood pals. Ben Yedder began his professional career at local UJA Alfortville in the fourth-tier Championnat de France Amateur before joining Ligue 1’s Toulouse in 2010.

In a 0–2 home loss to Paris Saint-Germain on October 16, 2010, he made his professional debut, replacing Yannis Tafer for the final 29 minutes. Over the course of his first two seasons, he made 13 substitute appearances and scored his first goal for Toulouse on April 21, 2012, ten minutes after replacing Paulo Machado in a 2–1 loss at Evian.

Ben Yedder scored 15, 16, and 14 goals in the following three Ligue 1 seasons, respectively. He came on at halftime for Pantxi Sirieix in the first game of the season on August 10, 2012, and equalized for a 1–1 draw at reigning champions and local rivals Montpellier. On the penultimate day of the season, on May 26, 2013, he scored both goals in a 2-0 win over Montpellier in the rematch.

Ben Yedder scored a hat-trick in a 5–1 home win over Sochaux on November 30, 2013. On the 17th of May 2014, he completed another treble as Toulouse defeated Valenciennes 3–1.

On September 20, 2014, Ben Yedder scored a penalty in a 3–3 tie with Caen. In doing so, he surpassed André-Pierre Gignac as Toulouse’s all-time leading scorer in the league in the twenty-first century with 35 goals. On December 19, 2015, he scored his 50th goal in the tournament, putting them ahead in a 1–1 home draw against Lille. On the 9th of January, he scored another hat-trick in a 3–1 win over fellow relegation contenders Reims.

Ben Yedder signed a five-year contract with Spanish club Sevilla on July 30, 2016, for a reported €9 million cost. He made his debut five days later, replacing fellow new signing Luciano Vietto for the final 29 minutes of a 0–2 loss to Barcelona in the first leg of the year’s domestic equivalent, after being an unused substitute in their UEFA Super Cup loss to Real Madrid on 9 August. He made his La Liga debut on August 20, scoring a goal in a 6–4 victory over Espanyol at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium.

In October 2017, he played for Sevilla against Spartak Moscow. Ben Yedder scored five goals in Sevilla’s 14–2 Copa del Rey win over Formentera in December 2016, including a hat-trick in the 9–1 home win in the second leg. Along with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, he was named the tournament’s top scorer that season. He scored a hat-trick in a 4–0 La Liga victory over Real Sociedad on January 7, 2017.

Ben Yedder scored all three goals in Sevilla’s UEFA Champions League campaign in 2017–18, his first hat-trick in the competition, in a group stage victory over Maribor of Slovenia on September 26. He insulted A.C. Milan – who lost the 2005 UEFA Champions League Final to Liverpool in a similar fashion – on Twitter on November 21 after scoring twice as Sevilla came back from a 0–3 half-time deficit to draw with Liverpool. Ben Yedder came on as a substitute in the 72nd minute of the second leg of the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League round of 16 against Manchester United at Old Trafford, and scored two goals in the span of four minutes to help Sevilla secure a 2–1 win and advance to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 1958, and for the first time ever in the Champions League era.

Ben Yedder scored five goals in three days in September 2018, including two in a 5–1 Europa League home win over Standard Liège and a hat-trick in a 6–2 La Liga away win against Levante.

Ben Yedder signed a five-year contract with Monaco on August 14, 2019, when his €40 million release clause was activated, a record sale for Sevilla. Rony Lopes moved in the opposite direction. Three days later, he made his debut in a 3–0 loss to Metz, starting alongside fellow debutant Henry Onyekuru and putting Radamel Falcao to the bench. In a 2–2 tie with Nîmes on August 25, he scored his first goal for the club in his debut game at the Stade Louis II.

Ben Yedder received the UNFP Player of the Month award in December 2019 after scoring four goals and adding two assists in four games, including two in a 5–1 home triumph over Lille on December 21. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, his debut season with Monaco was cut short in early March 2020, although he finished as joint top scorer with PSG’s Kylian Mbappé with 18 goals in 26 games, a new Ligue 1 record for him.

Ben Yedder scored in quarter-final and semi-final wins over Lyon and Rumilly-Vallières to help Monaco finish second in the Coupe de France in 2020–21. In a 2–3 home defeat against the former on May 2, 2021, he scored his 100th goal in Ligue 1. He concluded the season as the season’s second-highest scorer, trailing only Mbappé’s 27 goals and Lyon’s Memphis Depay’s 20.

In 2021–22, Ben Yedder finished second in the league with 25 goals, trailing only Mbappé’s 28. This featured a hat-trick in the penultimate game, a 4–2 victory over Brest at home. On his way to the Coupe de France semi-finals, he scored five goals in four games before missing the first penalty in a penalty shootout loss to Nantes. In January 2022, he was named Player of the Month with 56 percent of the voting for his three goals and one assist; he, Mbappé, and Rennes’ Martin Terrier were named to the Team of the Year.

Ben Yedder scored once in two futsal matches for France and also represented the country nine times at the under-21 level.

Ben Yedder’s parents are Tunisians, hence he would be eligible to represent Tunisia in international football under FIFA rules. The Tunisian Football Federation tried five times to convince him to play for them. They confessed defeat in October 2017 after he turned down their offer to get him into the squad before the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

After a strong season with Sevilla, France manager Didier Deschamps called Ben Yedder into the squad for two friendlies against Colombia and Russia in March 2018. On March 23, he made his debut at the Stade de France, replacing Olivier Giroud for the final 17 minutes of a 3–2 loss against Colombia. He was named to the standby list for the 23-man French World Cup team on May 17th.

Ben Yedder made his senior international debut and scored his first senior international goal in a 4–0 away triumph against Andorra in a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match on June 11, 2019. He was chosen for the postponed finals in May 2021.

Awards, Titles, and Achievements

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Player: Wissam Ben Yedder France (source: BeSoccer)

Wissam Ben Yedder has won a title and several individual awards in his career.


  • UEFA Nations League: 2020–21


  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2021–22
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: December 2019, January 2022
  • Ligue 1 top goalscorer: 2019–20