Christian Benteke

Born: December 3, 1990 (age 27)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Kinshasa, Zaire
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Position: Striker
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
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Career History
Youth2004-2006Standard Liege
2006-2007Genk
Senior2007-2009Genk
2009-2011Standard Liege
2011-2012Genk
2012-2015Aston Villa
2015-2016Liverpool
2016-Crystal Palace
International2010-Belgium
Sports Mole has 1,684 articles about Christian Benteke. Articles 1 to 40:
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace on May 13, 2018
Report: Wilfried Zaha offered new Crystal Palace contract
A report claims that Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is weighing up an improved offer from the Eagles that will see him become the club's top earner.
Jun 20, 09:56
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on December 31, 2017
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke to be offered China move?
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke could reportedly be offered the opportunity to link up with Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune.
Jun 14, 10:09
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on December 31, 2017
Crystal Palace willing to sell Christian Benteke?
Crystal Palace are reportedly considering offloading striker Christian Benteke.
Jun 5, 10:39
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany during the match against Brighton & Hove Albion on May 9, 2018
Vincent Kompany makes Belgium World Cup squad
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is included in Belgium's 2018 World Cup squad despite picking up a groin injury at the weekend.
Jun 4, 10:25
Romelu Lukaku and Pepe in action during the international friendly between Belgium and Portugal on June 2, 2018
Result: Belgium draw with Portugal to extend unbeaten streak
Two of the World Cup's potential dark horses Belgium and Portugal play out a goalless draw in a warm-up friendly in Brussels ahead of the tournament.
Jun 2, 21:39
Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring Crystal Palace's second goal against Bournemouth on April 7, 2018
Report: Crystal Palace to offer Wilfried Zaha new contract
Wilfried Zaha is to be offered a second new contract in the space of a year to fend off interest from Crystal Palace's top-flight rivals, according to a report.
May 30, 18:54
Radja Nainggolan in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan left out of Belgium squad
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan is left out of Belgium's provisional 28-man squad for this summer's World Cup.
May 21, 13:12
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Crystal Palace 'open to offers for Christian Benteke'
Crystal Palace are reportedly willing to listen to offers for striker Christian Benteke this summer, but remain desperate to keep hold of winger Wilfried Zaha.
May 7, 15:14
Paul Lambert in charge of Aston Villa in February 2015
Team News: Stoke City make one change for Crystal Palace clash
Stoke City boss Paul Lambert makes just one change to his starting lineup for the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.
May 5, 11:33
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Roy Hodgson backs Christian Benteke for a strong 2018-19 season
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson backs Christian Benteke to be a force for the Eagles next term after a difficult 2017-18 campaign.
May 3, 15:08
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Christian Benteke: 'I want to stay at Crystal Palace'
Christian Benteke says that he is keen to remain at Crystal Palace, despite reports suggesting that the Eagles are prepared to sell the forward in the summer.
Apr 30, 11:57
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Result: Crystal Palace on brink of safety with big win over Leicester City
Crystal Palace move to the brink of Premier League survival with a 5-0 win over 10-man Leicester City in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Apr 28, 16:56
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 5-0 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Crystal Palace thrash Leicester City by a 5-0 scoreline in Saturday's Premier League game at Selhurst Park.
Apr 28, 14:00
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Live Commentary: Watford 0-0 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Watford and Crystal Palace play out a goalless draw in Saturday's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Apr 21, 14:30
Hornets manager Javi Gracia gives orders during the FA Cup game between Southampton and Watford on January 27, 2018
Team News: Watford make three changes for Crystal Palace clash
Watford manager Javi Gracia makes three changes to his starting XI for Saturday's Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road.
Apr 21, 14:03
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Crystal Palace 'to offload Christian Benteke this summer'
Crystal Palace are reportedly planning to sell misfiring striker Christian Benteke at the end of the season.
Apr 19, 12:07
Wilfried Zaha scores Crystal Palace's third goal against Brighton & Hove Albion on April 14, 2018
Result: Crystal Palace hold on to defeat Brighton & Hove Albion
Crystal Palace move clear of the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-2 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Apr 14, 16:56
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Team News: Christian Benteke, Alexander Sorloth on Crystal Palace bench against Brighton & Hove Albion
Crystal Palace strike duo Christian Benteke and Alexander Sorloth are named on the bench for the Premier League meeting with Brighton & Hove Albion at Selhurst Park.
Apr 14, 14:03
Joel Ward and Dale Stephens during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Brighton & Hove Albion on April 14, 2018
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 3-2 Brighton & Hove Albion - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Crystal Palace see off Brighton & Hove Albion by a 3-2 scoreline in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Apr 14, 14:00
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Christian Benteke, Alexander Sorloth back in Crystal Palace contention
Crystal Palace are expected to have Christian Benteke and Alexander Sorloth in their squad for Saturday afternoon's meeting with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Apr 13, 09:31
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Team News: Bournemouth make three changes against Crystal Palace
Eddie Howe makes three changes to his Bournemouth starting XI for Saturday's Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace.
Apr 7, 14:05
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Christian Benteke confirms Crystal Palace absence
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke reveals that he will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against Bournemouth due to a groin problem.
Apr 6, 20:30
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke doubtful for trip to Bournemouth
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says that forward Christian Benteke is a doubt for the trip to Bournemouth due to a groin injury.
Apr 5, 16:08
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Roberto Martinez defends Christian Benteke's scoring record at Crystal Palace
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez defends the goalscoring record of Christian Benteke, despite the Crystal Palace forward netting two goals in the Premier League this season.
Apr 2, 12:58
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Roy Hodgson describes Crystal Palace loss to Liverpool as "groundhog day"
Roy Hodgson describes Crystal Palace's 2-1 defeat to Liverpool as "groundhog day" as the Eagles let a lead slip against another Premier League top six team.
Mar 31, 15:33
Jurgen Klopp celebrates during the Champions League playoff between Liverpool and Hoffenheim on August 23, 2017
Jurgen Klopp pleased with "well-deserved" Liverpool win at Crystal Palace
Jurgen Klopp is pleased to have seen his Liverpool side come through a "difficult and intense" test to win 2-1 at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Mar 31, 14:59
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Result: Mohamed Salah wins it late for Liverpool
Mohamed Salah scores his 37th goal of the season as Liverpool come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Mar 31, 14:23
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Team News: Wilfried Zaha starts for Crystal Palace against Liverpool
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha starts for his side for their tie against Liverpool.
Mar 31, 11:34
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Roy Hodgson tips Christian Benteke for 2018 World Cup
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson tips Christian Benteke to make the Belgium squad for the 2018 World Cup.
Mar 29, 17:24
Jurgen Klopp watches the warm-up ahead of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on September 16, 2017
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Saturday's Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Liverpool.
Mar 29, 16:40
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson tries to tempt you to the dark side during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace earn crucial away win at Huddersfield Town
Goals from James Tomkins and Luka Milivojevic secure Crystal Palace a crucial 2-0 away win over fellow Premier League strugglers Huddersfield Town.
Mar 17, 16:54
Toby Alderweireld in action for Tottenham Hotspur in November 2017
Toby Alderweireld named in Belgium squad for upcoming friendly
Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld is a part of Belgium's squad for the friendly against Saudi Arabia, but Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke is left out.
Mar 16, 16:09
Nicolas Otamendi and Christian Benteke fight for the ball during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Crystal Palace 'to offload Christian Benteke for £20m in summer'
Christian Benteke is reportedly eyeing up an end-of-season move to the Far East, with Crystal Palace happy to sell if they receive a £20m payment.
Mar 11, 09:18
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Roy Hodgson: 'No regrets over Wilfried Zaha use'
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson insists that he has no regrets about not starting Wilfried Zaha during his side's 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace.
Mar 10, 20:43
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson: 'No scandal if we had drawn against Man United'
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says that it would not have been a "scandal" if his team had seen out a 2-2 draw with Manchester United.
Mar 5, 22:58
Nemanja Matic in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Result: Nemanja Matic stunner snatches Manchester United late win over Crystal Palace
Nemanja Matic scores a stunning stoppage-time volley as Manchester United come from two down to beat Crystal Palace in a five-goal thriller at Selhurst Park.
Mar 5, 21:58
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United on January 20, 2018
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 2-3 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's three-goal comeback against Crystal Palace in a thriller at Selhurst Park, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates.
Mar 5, 19:00
Harry Kane in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on February 10, 2018
Result: Harry Kane scores late to give Tottenham Hotspur win over Crystal Palace
Harry Kane scores a late winner in order to give Tottenham Hotspur a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park in the Premier League.
Feb 25, 13:52
Jan Vertonghen in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Team News: Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld miss out for Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur centre-backs Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen are both absent for the Premier League fixture against Crystal Palace.
Feb 25, 11:04
Everton manager Sam Allardyce at the Premier League match against Chelsea on December 23, 2017
Result: Everton see off Crystal Palace at Goodison Park
Everton beat strugglers Crystal Palace 3-1 at Goodison Park in a game that saw all four goals arrive in the second half.
Feb 10, 16:53

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