Rayan Cherki

by Blanco 10 Sep,2021
Rayan Cherki
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Weight 60 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Mathis Rayan Cherki
  • Birth Place Lyon, France
  • Famous Name Rayan Cherki
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Father Fabrice Cherki
  • Father Nationality Italian
  • Mother Nationality Alegrian
  • Net Worth $2 million- $3 million
  • Salary $1.5 million
  • Past Team Association Sportive de Saint Priest
  • Market Value $30 million
  • House Location Lyon, France
  • Sponsors Adidas Football
  • No. of Twitter Followers 57.4k+
  • No. of Instagram Followers 271k+
  • Position in Team Attacking Midfielder
  • Nationality French
  • Profession Attacking Midfielder
  • Famous for Scoring winning goal against Monaco in the dying minutes to make Lyon win 3-2
  • Started career as Youth Player in Saint Priest
  • Currently Working For Olympique Lyonnais
  • Current City Lyon, France
  • is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 No

Rayan Cherki is a professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Olympique Lyonnais and the French national team. The 18-year-old football prodigy is one of France's best prospects who can also play as a winger.

Rayan started playing for Saint-Priest as a youth player, and he now plays for his hometown club, Lyon. He started his professional football journey on 7 July 2019 when he signed for Lyon.

Early Life and Bio

Mathis Rayan Cherki was born on August 17, 2003, in Lyon, France. He was born to a couple of Italian and Algerian descent. Rayan's father was originally from Italy, whereas his mother was of Algerian descent. He kind of got exposure to two nations' cultures.

RayanRayan Cherki during his young Olympique Lyon days SOURCE: Instagram @rayan_cherki

Mathis is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 71 kg. The 18-year-old midfielder wears #18 for the club. He is incredibly skilled and famous for his footwork and attacking ability. Cherki has impressed everyone in Lyon and the French U20s camp.

Rayan Cherki Real Madrid Rumors

Real Madrid has been the dream club of many youngsters from around the world. From Vinicius Junior to Eden Hazard, the Royal Whites have been players' favorite. Rayan Cherki is no different. In a recent interview, Rayan has clarified that Real Madrid is his dream club. He will not turn down the offer of playing for the Los Blancos if he gets the chance.

RayanRayan Cherki playing for Olympique Lyonnais SOURCE: Instagram @rayan_cherki

Real Madrid just signed Camavinga from Rennes a few days back. He is a French youngster destined to be a generational talent. Rayan is linked to a potential Real Madrid move. But, according to reports, Madrid is ready to splash cash only on Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland at the moment. You never know; Cherki might play for Real Madrid a few seasons after.

Karim Benzema also started his career with Olympique Lyonnais. Now, he plays football for the best club in the world- Real Madrid. You may see a Karim Benzema 2.0 in the form of Rayan Cherki. The 18-year-old French star quite is on the same path as the Hazi Benzema.

KarimKarim Benzema for Olympique Lyonnais SOURCE: Twitter @scoutedftbl

Florentino Perez, the president of Real Madrid, has a great love for talented French players. From Zidane, Karim Benzema to Ferland Mendy, you may see Rayan Cherki in a Royal White shirt anytime soon. Zidane is also of Algerian descent. We have got a thing in common here.

Rayan Cherki FIFA 21 Rating

Rayan has been one of the talented young prospects in Ligue 1. Rayan Cherki's FIFA 21 Overall rating is 67. He has 75 acceleration and 71 sprint speed. Cherki has a physicality score of 58, making him a good physical player.  Rayan Cherki's potential is 88, and it is seen through his monstrous performances every single time.

RayanRayan Cherki's FIFA 21 Rating SOURCE: Twitter @CareerModeStars

Rayan has a five stars skill rating, and his agility is 82.  The 5 feet 9 inches tall star is a great dribbler of the ball with a dribbling score of 81. It is considered a great skill rating for a player who has just started his top-flight journey.

Rayan Cherki Girlfriend, Affairs, Relationship Status

Rayan is a well-built guy and one of the most handsome players in Ligue 1. The cool mustache with a faded hairstyle attracts the eyes of ladies all around the world. However, Cherki is single and completely focused on football at the moment. He goes on holiday with his friends and teammates.

Rayan Rayan Cherki passing his holiday rafting in France SOURCE: Instagram @rayan_cherki

The 18-year-old Lyon midfielder is not seen with any girls. But, you may see many comments from ladies on his social media. There are no reports about Rayan Cherki's girlfriend anywhere.  He likes to keep his personal life private. He may have a girlfriend, but nobody knows the fact that he might have one.

Rayan Cherki Net Worth (Career Earnings, Salary, Endorsement Earnings) In 2021

Rayan started his football career as a youth player from Saint-Priest and later played for Olympique Lyonnais youth team. He signed his first professional contract for Lyon on 7 July 2019 until 2022. He made his professional debut in October 2019 against Dijon.  

Rayan Rayan Cherki extending his contract with the Olympique Lyonnais until 2023 SOURCE: Instagram @rayan_cherki

 Rayen has a good relationship with Lyon President Jean-Michael Aulas. He signed a contract with the club to stay until 2023. This contract guarantees an increase in salary upto $2 million with add ons.

Currently, Rayan Cherki's market value is at $30 million. He earns around $1.5 million yearly from football only. He is endorsed by Adidas football that pays him a handsome amount of money. He participates in the company's promotion campaigns for which he gets a decent sum of money.

RayanRayan Cherki posing for Adidas football SOURCE: Instagram @rayan_cherki

Cherki also does freelance modeling for many modeling agencies. The handsome football star is the crush of many girls, and with his charm, he makes everyone go head over heels for him. Rayan Cherki has also been listed in Volume XI of the Scouted Football Handbook collection.

RayanRayan Cherki in Volume XI of the Scouted Football HandbookSOURCE: Instagram @scoutedftbl

 All in all, the net worth of Rayan Cherki is around $2 million - $3 million.

Rayan Cherki Whoscored Football Statistics

Rayan has been playing in the French top-flight for more than three years already. He has made his presence felt in Ligue 1 with magnificent performances. The 18-year-old French star has played in forty-five senior matches for Lyon bagging six goals already.

Rayan Rayan Cherki celebrating his goal against Monaco with a SOURCE: Instagram @rayan_cherki

As the midfielder's performance does not solely depend on goals tally, Cherki has been an overall performer for the club and national team. According to Whoscored, Rayan appeared in 34 matches in Ligue 1, with 6 appearances in the 2019/20 season, 27 appearances in the 2020/21 season, and 1 in the 2021/20 season.

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