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
Career History
Youth2004-2006Standard Liege
2006-2007Genk
Senior2007-2009Genk
2009-2011Standard Liege
2011-2012Genk
2012-2015Aston Villa
2015-2016Liverpool
2016-Crystal Palace
International2010-Belgium
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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: Christian Benteke ends goal drought as Crystal Palace down 10-man Leicester City
Christian Benteke ends a 13-game goal drought as Crystal Palace record a vital 3-0 victory over 10-man Leicester City at the King Power Stadium in the Premier League.
14:22
Riyad Mahrez clutches the ball during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19, 2017
Live Commentary: Leicester City 0-3 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as 10-man Leicester City fall to a humbling 3-0 defeat against Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
11:30
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
Crystal Palace target January move for AS Monaco striker Guido Carrillo?
Crystal Palace are reportedly planning to make an approach for AS Monaco striker Guido Carrillo during the January transfer window.
10:18
Fraser Forster saves a Christian Benteke shot during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Roy Hodgson 'concerned' by form of striker Christian Benteke
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson admits that Christian Benteke's failure to find the net "is a concern", with the Belgian striker's scoreless run stretching 13 matches.
Dec 14, 16:38
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 strike twice at the death to defeat Watford
Crystal Palace extend their unbeaten run to six games and exit the Premier League drop zone thanks to a last-gasp 2-1 victory over ten-man Watford.
Dec 12, 21:54
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Jeffrey Schlupp: 'Crystal Palace have not pointed fingers at Christian Benteke'
Crystal Palace defender Jeffrey Schlupp insists that Christian Benteke was not scapegoated following Saturday's last-minute penalty miss against Bournemouth.
Dec 12, 19:40
Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann in action during the 1-1 Premier League draw with Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on August 27, 2016
Team News: Scott Dann returns to Crystal Palace XI
Scott Dann is back in the Crystal Palace starting XI for their Premier League clash with Watford at Selhurst Park.
Dec 12, 19:11
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke 'apologises' for penalty mishap
Christian Benteke apologises for disobeying team instructions and taking a penalty in Crystal Palace's 2-2 draw with Bournemouth on Saturday.
Dec 11, 20:04
The Crystal Palace board look on during the team's 1-0 defeat to Burnley at Turf Moor on September 10, 2017
Steve Parish apologises for "lively supporter discussion" after Bournemouth draw
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish apologises after entering into a "lively discussion" with a supporter after the club's 2-2 draw with Bournemouth on Saturday.
Dec 11, 19:25
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: 'Wilfried Zaha not a diver'
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says that winger Wilfried Zaha is not a diver after the youngster won two penalties against Bournemouth over the weekend.
Dec 11, 11:48
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Eddie Howe awaiting feedback over Bournemouth penalty decisions
Eddie Howe reveals that Bournemouth have complained to match officials about the awarding of two penalties in their 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace and are awaiting feedback.
Dec 10, 18:30
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson shouts during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Roy Hodgson: 'Christian Benteke went against my orders by taking penalty'
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson admits that his side "missed an opportunity" by failing to score from the penalty spot in added time against Bournemouth.
Dec 9, 18:36
Jermain Defoe celebrates after opening the scoring in the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on December 9, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace pay penalty in draw with Bournemouth
Crystal Palace sink back to the bottom of the table as Christian Benteke misses a stoppage-time penalty during his side's 2-2 draw with Bournemouth at Selhurst Park.
Dec 9, 17:13
Danny Ings in action for Liverpool in October 2016
Roy Hodgson shoots down rumours of Danny Ings potential move to Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson shoots down rumours that he was preparing to make a move for Liverpool striker Danny Ings
Dec 8, 10:21
Eagles manager Alan Pardew watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Result: Alan Pardew starts West Bromwich Albion reign with Crystal Palace draw
Alan Pardew begins life at West Bromwich Albion with a goalless draw at home to Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Dec 2, 17:34
Roy Hodgson waves from the Palace dugout ahead of the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Roy Hodgson: 'Crystal Palace draw at Brighton & Hove Albion a fair result'
Roy Hodgson believes that Crystal Palace's goalless draw at Brighton & Hove Albion is a "fair result" and is particularly pleased about keeping a clean sheet.
Nov 28, 22:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Brighton & Hove Albion, Crystal Palace play out goalless draw
Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace play out a goalless draw in Tuesday night's Premier League derby at the Amex Stadium.
Nov 28, 21:38
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Team News: Christian Benteke handed started by Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson hands a start to striker Christian Benteke for his side's Premier League clash at Brighton & Hove Albion.
Nov 28, 18:53
Joe Allen and Luka Milivojevic in action during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Stoke City on November 25, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace leave it late to beat Stoke City
Crystal Palace come from behind to pick up only their second win of the season at the expense of Stoke City courtesy of goals from Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mamadou Sakho.
Nov 25, 16:55
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Team News: Stoke City unchanged against Crystal Palace
Stoke City field an unchanged lineup for this afternoon's trip to Crystal Palace.
Nov 25, 14:04
Mark Hughes watches on during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes: 'Crystal Palace will go on a run'
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes predicts that Crystal Palace will "go on a run" at some stage of the season, despite remaining bottom of the Premier League table.
Nov 24, 10:23
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace, Everton share spoils in four-goal thriller
Everton twice come from behind to rescue a 2-2 draw away to Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Nov 18, 17:07
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Team News: Three changes for Everton against Crystal Palace
David Unsworth makes three changes for his Everton side's trip to Crystal Palace.
Nov 18, 14:03
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Christian Benteke fit for Everton clash
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson confirms that Christian Benteke is fit to face Everton on Saturday following almost two months on the sidelines through injury.
Nov 16, 14:53
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Roy Hodgson: 'We need forward additions'
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson reveals that he will look to boost his forward line in the January transfer window.
Nov 15, 17:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Crystal Palace show interest in Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar?
Crystal Palace are reportedly keen on signing Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar during the January transfer window.
Nov 14, 16:10
Wilfried Zaha celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Yohan Cabaye: 'Vital Crystal Palace keep hold of Wilfried Zaha'
Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye admits that his side "missed" Wilfried Zaha when he was out injured and hopes to see his teammate stick around at Selhurst Park.
Nov 14, 14:55
Ross Barkley arrives ahead of the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Chelsea 'want Ross Barkley in January splurge'
Chelsea reportedly make Everton midfielder Ross Barkley their number one target in January, while they are also interested in Alex Sandro and another striker.
Nov 8, 20:32
Christian Benteke celebrates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Christian Benteke back training with Crystal Palace
Christian Benteke returns to training with Crystal Palace and is reportedly in contention to feature against Everton on November 18.
Nov 8, 10:29
Mauricio Pochettino keeps it casual during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash at Wembley Stadium between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace.
Nov 3, 16:53
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke to miss at least another month
Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke will miss at least another of month of action because of a knee injury.
Oct 26, 13:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Oct 12, 12:30
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'Crystal Palace have quality to remain in Premier League'
Sam Allardyce says that former club Crystal Palace are still capable of retaining their Premier League status, despite a dismal start to the season.
Oct 4, 11:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Crystal Palace eye Alberto Gilardino
Crystal Palace are considering a move for experienced Italian striker Alberto Gilardino to boost their attacking options, according to a report.
Oct 2, 13:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Carlton Cole open to Crystal Palace move
Carlton Cole reveals that he would be interested in joining Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace on a free transfer.
Oct 2, 13:10
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring during the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 30, 2017
Result: Manchester United beat Crystal Palace to go clear at summit
Manchester United move three points clear at the top of the Premier League courtesy of a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
Sep 30, 16:52
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Chris Smalling in for Eric Bailly
Chris Smalling comes back into the fold as Manchester United welcome Crystal Palace.
Sep 30, 14:04
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 dismisses Carlton Cole reports
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson dismisses reports that the Eagles are looking to sign free agent Carlton Cole.
Sep 30, 10:59
Roy Hodgson is having a mare during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on September 16, 2017
Crystal Palace's Roy Hodgson keen for "some good luck" versus Manchester United
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson suggests that his side may require "some good luck" when they face Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Sep 29, 17:52
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
Christian Benteke out for at least six weeks with ligament damage
Christian Benteke will remain out of action "for a minimum of six weeks" after damaging his knee ligaments, reveals Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson.
Sep 29, 13:24



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