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Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Biography

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard was born 28 March 1996 is a French footballer who plays as a defender for Bayern Munich and the French national team. Although usually deployed as a center-back, he is also capable of playing as a right-back.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Age

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard is currently 23 Years Old boy

Who is Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Wiki

A French native Benjamin Pavard is the international football player who is currently playing for VfB Stuttgart as well as his national football team of France. Primarily, Pavard plays at the position of defender. He wears jersey number 21. He started his professional career from French club Lille. He has performed in several tournaments representing his national team at both junior and senior level. He made his senior international debut for France national team in 2017. Pavard and his team France won the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Russia, where his goal against Argentina was named 2018 FIFA World Cup Goal of the Tournament.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Best Known for

  • His volley goal against Argentina at 2018 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 fixtures, which was his first international goal and was later named FIFA World Cup Goal of the Tournament.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Start Of Career

He began his career at Lille in Ligue 1 and transferred to VfB Stuttgart in 2016, where he won the 2. Bundesliga in his first season. In January 2019 he agreed on a move to Bayern Munich, which was completed after Stuttgart’s relegation at the end of the season. He made his international debut for France in November 2017 and won the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Club career

Early career

Born in Maubeuge, Nord, near the Belgian border, Pavard first played with his hometown club in Jeumont, where former France international striker Jean-Pierre Papin also began his career.

Pavard joined Lille’s academy at the age of nine. He made his Ligue 1 debut on 31 January 2015 against FC Nantes, playing the full game in a 1–1 away draw. Pavard made 21 league appearances across two seasons for Lille, before leaving the club in 2016.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard VfB Stuttgart

On 30 August 2016, Pavard moved to VfB Stuttgart, signing a four-year contract. He made his debut in the 2. Bundesliga on 3 October, scoring in a 4–0 home win over SpVgg Greuther Fürth. He played 21 games and his team ended the season as league champions.

Pavard made his Bundesliga debut on 19 August in a 2–0 loss at Hertha BSC. He scored his first goal in the Bundesliga with a delightful back header on 29 October in a 3–0 win over SC Freiburg at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. He extended his contract with Stuttgart on 20 December 2017 until 30 June 2021.

He was one of only four players to feature in every single second of the 2017–18 Bundesliga season. He played in several positions, namely right-back, center-back, defensive midfielder and right-wing, but after the appointment of Tayfun Korkut as manager in January 2018 he was exclusively a center-back; the team conceded 10 goals in their last 14 games as they went from near the relegation places to finish 7th, only just missing out on a UEFA Europa League place.

In 2018–19, Pavard was again a regular as Stuttgart fought relegation all season, which was confirmed with defeat to 1. FC Union Berlin in a playoff.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Bayern Munich

On 9 January 2019, Bayern Munich confirmed Pavard would join the club for the 2019–20 season, signing a five-year contract lasting until 30 June 2024.

He made his competitive debut on 3 August in a 2–0 defeat in the 2019 DFL-Supercup against Borussia Dortmund, as an 80th-minute substitute for Thiago Alcântara. On 31 August he scored for the first time to equalize in a 6–1 home win over 1. FSV Mainz 05.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard International career

On 6 November 2017, Pavard was selected by France’s head coach Didier Deschamps for the friendly matches against Wales and Germany. He made his debut against the Welsh on 10 November in a 2–0 win at the Stade de France, replacing Christophe Jallet at half time.

On 17 May 2018, he was called up to the 23-man French squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. On 16 June, Pavard made his World Cup debut in a 2–1 victory over Australia. On 30 June, Pavard scored his first international goal, a long-range shot from outside the penalty area, in a 4–3 victory over Argentina in the World Cup’s round of 16. The goal was later voted as goal of the tournament. He also became the first French defender to score a goal in the World Cup since Lilian Thuram scored against Croatia in the 1998 semi-final. Pavard won the World Cup, after starting all of France’s games except for their last group match against Denmark.

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard International goals

Scores and results list France’s goal tally first.
1.30 June 2018Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia9 Argentina2–24–32018 FIFA World Cup

Benjamin Jacques Marcel Pavard Honours

VfB Stuttgart

  • 2. Bundesliga: 2016–17


  • FIFA World Cup: 2018


  • FIFA World Cup Goal of the Tournament: 2018[
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 4th team: 2018


  • Chevalier of the Légion d’honneur: 2018

Quick Facts Of Benjamin Pavard

Celebrated NameBenjamin Pavard
Age23 Years
Nick NameBenjamin Pavard
Birth NameBenjamin Pavard
Birth Date1996-03-28
Birth NationFrance
Place Of BirthMaubeuge, France
Career Start2015
Height6 Feet 1 Inch
Weight76 Kg
Current TeamVfB Stuttgar, France national football team
Net Worth$2 million estm.
Salary$1.2 million
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack