Benjamin Stambouli

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Benjamin Stambouli
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Personal information
Full name Benjamin Stambouli
Date of birth (1990-08-13) 13 August 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 22
Youth career
1996–1997 Marseille
1997–2001 Gallia Uzes
2001–2003 Sedan
2003–2004 Gallia Uzes
2004–2010 Montpellier
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Montpellier 93 (2)
National team
2010–2012 France U21 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 February 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2012

Benjamin Stambouli (born 13 August 1990) is a French professional footballer who plays for Montpellier in Ligue 1. He is equally adept at playing as either a defender or a midfielder. Stambouli's father is former player and the current youth director of French club Marseille Henri Stambouli, and his grandfather is former manager Gérard Banide.[1][2] The younger Stambouli is a France youth international having earned caps at under-21 level. On 3 March 2010, he signed his first professional contract after agreeing to a three-year deal with Montpellier.[3] On 8 August 2010, Stambouli made his professional debut in a league match against Bordeaux.[4]





  1. ^ "Africa's French connection" (in French). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 29 April 2009. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Stambouli, une famille en or" (in French). La Provence. 27 November 2010. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Benjamin Stambouli passe professionnel" (in French). Montpellier HSC. 3 March 2010. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Montpellier v. Bordeaux Match Report" (in French). Ligue de Football Professionnel. 8 August 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2010. 

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