Christian Benteke wiki, wife, age, bio, salary, team, transfer
Christian Benteke who is a British professional football player is currently playing for the Premier League club Liverpool as a striker as well as in the Belgium National Team. He is the native of Kinshasa, Zaire. He came into this world on 3rd December of the year 1990 which has now made him reach at the age of 25. He is a very tall guy with the towering height of six feet and three inches that is 1.90 m. Although he is known by the name Christian Benteke, as a child, he was named as Christian Benteke Liolo. He along with his family fled during Mobutu regime and then emigrated to the Liege, Belgium.
Prior to that, Benteke is a Christian. He points up after his score goals for thanking God and he also prays frequently. His family members also include his younger brother who is named as Jonathan and he is also a football player who presently plays for the Zulte Waregem in Belgian Pro League. Besides that, he was also the member for Belgium U-17 team at the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup in the South Korea where he played the three games as well as scored once. It was on 19th May of 2010 when he made the senior debut for Belgian National Team in the friendly match against the Bulgaria after his former coach at the Kortrijk Georges Leekens became the national coach.
He the scored the first goal in 4-2 win against Netherlands on 15th August of 2012. Since then, he has become the regular starter for the Belgium under Marc Wilmots. The next year, on 19th May, he scored twice in 4-2 friendly victory match against United States held in Cleveland, Ohio. In seven appearances during the qualifying for 2014 FIFA World Cup, he scored two goals. He then again returned to the squad of Belgium for UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
He had played his youth football for the JS Pierreuse and later for Standard Liege before he moved to the Genk. He joined Premier League club Aston Villa on 31st August of 2012 in a four years deal for salary of £7 million. He was then signed by Liverpool on 22nd July of 2015. Moving on to his personal life biography, he has not got married nor has a wife. He is currently in relationship with his girlfriend whose name has not been revealed yet. Besides that, to know more about his transfer and bio, he can be connected in twitter and Instagram.