Benjamin Genghini

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Benjamin Genghini
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-12-16) December 16, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Menton, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Youth career
2000–2003 FC Mulhouse
2003–2005 FC Sochaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard[1] 3 (1)
2006–2007 US Raon-l'Étape (loan)[2] 30 (8)
2008–2010 FC Gueugnon[3] 49 (5)
2010–2014 RC Strasbourg 97 (14)
2014– FC Mulhouse 0 (0)
National team
2003–2004 France U-18 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Benjamin Genghini (born December 16, 1985 in Menton, Alpes-Maritimes) is a French footballer, who currently plays for FC Mulhouse.


He entered to the training center of FC Sochaux-Montbéliard at 14 years after its beginnings with FC Mulhouse. Champion of France in 18 years championship national, it crucifie finally the Olympique Lyonnais by a victorious goal vis-a-vis the strong generation of OL, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jérémy Berthod, Karim Benzema. Select in national team of less than 18 years, it will mark during its first establishment. It will make beginnings noticed in Ligue 1, with a victorious goal face has Stade Rennais F.C. following its entry concerned. For one does not know too which reason, the coach Dominique Bijotat will never make him despite everything confidence. Lent the following season has US Raon-l'Étape the Stage, club with the small budget in championship National, it will make about thirty appearances with an honourable personal assessment: 7 goals in a difficult context not being able unfortunally to avoid the relegation of the Vosgean club.

In his last year by FC Sochaux-Montbéliard in 2007 played in the reserve passed 19 games and shot 1 goal,[4] in summer 2008 was released from Sochaux and signs after 6 months without a club on 9 January 2009 a contract by FC Gueugnon. In June 2010 signed with Ligue 2 club RC Strasbourg.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Benjamin Genghini is of Italian descent and is the son of Bernard Genghini,[6] who was also a professional footballer and 1984 European champion.


Season Club League Matches Goals
20072008 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard Flag of France.svg Ligue 1 0 0
20062007 US Raon-l'Étape Flag of France.svg National 30 8
20052006 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard Flag of France.svg Ligue 1 3 1

External links[edit]


  1. ^ L´Equipe Profile
  2. ^ LFP Profile Archived April 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Foot National Profile
  4. ^ France Football Profile Archived January 19, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Benjamin GENGHINI - Racing Club de Strasbourg -
  6. ^ Krasnoff, Lindsay Sarah (2012). The Making of Les Bleus: Sport in France, 1958-2010. Lexington Books.