December 19, 1987 (36)
Karim Benzema is a French professional soccer player who currently plays as a striker for Real Madrid and the French national team. He began his career with Lyon in France, where he won four consecutive Ligue 1 titles, before moving to Real Madrid in 2009. With Real Madrid, he has won multiple Champions League titles, La Liga titles and other major honors. Benzema is known for his technical ability, finishing, and physical strength, and is widely considered one of the best strikers in the world.
One of his prominent partnerships was with the world-famous musician, Rihanna. In 2015, they collaborated on the music video for Rihanna’s hit single “Bitch Better Have My Money,” where Benzema made a cameo appearance. This collaboration generated significant buzz and showcased Benzema’s charisma beyond the football pitch. Additionally, Benzema has been seen alongside prominent figures like rapper Drake and basketball superstar LeBron James, further solidifying his connection with the entertainment and sports industries.