Mohamed Said Benrahma is an Algerian professional footballer playing for the Premier League side West Ham United as a winger. Before, he was with Brentford and Nice. At the international level, he has earned 11 caps from Algeria National Team.
Ain Temouchent, Algeria native, Said Benrahma was born on 10th August 1995, under the star sign Leo. At the age of 11, he relocated to Toulouse, France with his parents, hence, he holds both Algerian and French nationality. In January 2020, his father passed away and Benrahma publicly dedicated each of his subsequent five goals to him.
Said Benrahma is currently under a 6 year / £7,200,000 contract with the West Ham United F.C., including an annual average salary of £1,200,000. In 2021, he will earn a base salary of £1,200,000, while carrying a cap hit of £1,200,000.
His current market value is €22 million, updated on 3rd June 2021. Said Benrahma's net worth as of 2021 is approximately $2 million.
When it comes to personal life, Said Benrahma is a quite confidential person. The West Ham United No. 22 has shared less to no infromation about his love life, not even is relationship status. For now, he is believed to be possibly single.
Benrahma began his youth career in his native Algeria with NRB Bethioua (2004-2006). After moving to France, he played a season at Balma SC in 2010-2011 and then moved to Colomiers (2011-2013) and then Nice in 2013.
During the 2013-14 season, Benrahma made his professional debut with Nice under manager Claude Puel, however, appeared mostly for Nice's reserve team. Also, he has loan stint with Angers and Angers II in 2016, Gazelec Ajaccio in 2017, and Chateauroux in 2017-18.
On 6 July 2018, Benrahma signed to join Championship club Brentford agreeing on a four-year contract, with the option of a further year. On 14th August 2018, during his 3rd game with the team, he scored his first goal in a 4–2 EFL Cup first-round victory over Southend United.
On 16 October 2020, Benrahma was loaned out to the Premier League club West Ham United on a first season-long loan deal, along with an agreement to make the transfer permanent. On 31 October, he made his debut in a 2–1 loss against Liverpool in a league fixture.
On 29 January 2021, the loan contract was concluded early as West Ham signed Benrahma on a permanent base in order to free up a domestic loan space for the incoming Jesse Lingard. On 15 May 2021, he had his first West Ham goal in a 1–1 away league draw over Brighton & Hove Albion.
In September 2015, Benrahma received his first call to the Algeria national team for friendly matches against Guinea and Senegal, making his international debut in October when he came on as a substitute for Baghdad Bounedjah after 70 minutes of the 1–0 win.
After one month, he earned a call for two 2018 World Cup second-round qualifiers against Tanzania but did not play any.
For the 2019 Africa Cup, Benrahma was named in Algeria's preliminary squad but was forced to withdraw due to injury.
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