Riyad Mahrez Biography

Published on : 12 May, 2016

Facts of Riyad Mahrez

Birth Name Riyad Mahrez
Famous Name Riyad Mahrez
Father Ahmed Mahrez
Mother Halima Mahrez
Nationality French
Ethnicity White
Birth Place/City Sarcelles
Salary £ 1 million
Net Worth £ 3.35 million
Weight in KG 60 kg
Affair with Rita Mahrez
Girlfriend Rita Mahrez
Married Yes
Married to Rita Mahrez
Children 1
Divorce N/A
Date of Birth: 1991 February 21
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch

Riyad Mahrez is a football player by profession. He was born on February 21, 1991 at Sarcelles, France. He is the son of Ahmed Mahrez who was also a football player and Halima Mahrez. As his father is an Algerian and his mother is of an Algerian and Moroccan decent, he belongs to the mixture of both the ethnicity and holds an Algerian, Moroccan and French nationality.

Riyad was very enthusiast about football from a very young age. He was the player member of AAS Sarcelles during his youth career in 2004. In 2009, he left AAS Sarcelles and signed a contract with CFA side Quimper. Later in 2010, he joined Le Havre being enticed by their youth system. While playing for Le Havre, the English Football League Championship club Leicester City’s scout Steve Walsh got quite impressed with Mahrez’s football skills. In 2014, he signed a three-and-a-half year contract with Leicester City where he had to move to England from Spain. He is also a part of the Algerian national team. He was called to the football team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Mahrez has been entitled with various awards and honors till date. He has won the title of PFA Players’ Player of the Year (2015-16), Algerian Footballer of the Year (2015) and many more.

Moving on to his personal life, Riyad was very close to his father. Ahmed always used to support his son’s work and guide him throughout his decisions. His father died at the age of 54 when he was just 15. His father had a dream of making his son a footballer. To fulfill his father’s last wish, Riyad worked really hard and now he is counted in the list of one of the most popular footballer of the time.

Mahrez is a no single but happily married man. He tied a knot with his girlfriend Rita Mahrez (Rita Johal before marriage) who is an English model. The couple is blessed with a beautiful baby girl whom they named Inanya. Riyad and Rita are living a happy life as their family has being completed by the birth of their child.

As Mahrez can be seen active in various sectors, charity is also one the sector where he can be seen engaged actively. He is often seen being involved in various charity works and events. 

Riyad Mahrez has an estimated net worth of approx. £ 3.35 million and enjoys a very attractive salary of around £ 1 million on the yearly basis. The player with the jersey no. 26 stands 5 ft. 10 in. tall with the weight of 60 kg.

To know more about Riyad Mahrez, he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Wiki. Besides, there are different sites which provide a brief bio on him.

Tags related to Riyad Mahrez: Soccer Player : Leicester City F.C.

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