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'''Benni McCarthy''' (born 12 November 1977) is a South African former footballer who was part of the UEFA Champions League winning Jose Mourinho led F.C. Porto squad. At the start of his career at [[Seven Stars F.C.|Seven Stars]] in [[Cape Town]] he was among the most prolific strikers of the day; this prompted a move to Ajax Amsterdam (AFC Ajax) where he would continued his goal scoring ways.   
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'''Benni McCarthy''' (born 12 November 1977) is a South African former footballer who was part of the [[UEFA Champions League]] winning [[Jose Mourinho]] led [[F.C. Porto]] squad. At the start of his career at [[Seven Stars F.C.|Seven Stars]] in [[Cape Town]] he was among the most prolific strikers of the day; this prompted a move to [[AFC Ajax Amsterdam|Ajax Amsterdam]] (AFC Ajax) where he would continued his goal scoring ways.   
  
 
Benni McCarthy would see the peak of his career at Portugal's F.C. Porto before seeing out the European part of his career in England at Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United. He returned to [[South African]] where he completed his playing career at [[Orlando Pirates]] winning three cups along the way. He is currently the head coach of [[Cape Town City F.C.|Cape Town City]].
 
Benni McCarthy would see the peak of his career at Portugal's F.C. Porto before seeing out the European part of his career in England at Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United. He returned to [[South African]] where he completed his playing career at [[Orlando Pirates]] winning three cups along the way. He is currently the head coach of [[Cape Town City F.C.|Cape Town City]].

Revision as of 19:25, 7 November 2019

Benni McCarthy
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Personal information
Full name Benedict Saul McCarthy
Date of birth (1977-11-12) 12 November 1977 (age 42)
Place of birth Cape Town, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Cape Town City (manager)
Youth career
Young Pirates
Crusaders
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Seven Stars 56 (38)
1997–1999 Ajax 36 (20)
1999–2003 Celta Vigo 66 (10)
2002Porto (loan) 11 (12)
2003–2006 Porto 74 (34)
2006–2010 Blackburn Rovers 109 (37)
2010–2011 West Ham United 11 (0)
2011–2013 Orlando Pirates 24 (10)
Total 387 (161)
National team
South Africa U-23 13
1997–2012 South Africa 80 (31)
Teams managed
2017– Cape Town City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Benni McCarthy (born 12 November 1977) is a South African former footballer who was part of the UEFA Champions League winning Jose Mourinho led F.C. Porto squad. At the start of his career at Seven Stars in Cape Town he was among the most prolific strikers of the day; this prompted a move to Ajax Amsterdam (AFC Ajax) where he would continued his goal scoring ways.

Benni McCarthy would see the peak of his career at Portugal's F.C. Porto before seeing out the European part of his career in England at Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United. He returned to South African where he completed his playing career at Orlando Pirates winning three cups along the way. He is currently the head coach of Cape Town City.

References

  1. Information Cradle, Benni Mccarthy Profile, Wife, Net Worth, Salary, Children, Parents, House, Cars and Latest News, 30 January 2019
  2. Soccer Laduma, Benni: 3 Attempts And 3 Losses, Chiefs Is Another Story…, 30 January 2019
  3. Sowetan LIVE, Why Benni McCarthy said he’d slap anyone trying a shibobo, 30 January 2019
  4. Times LIVE, How Benni McCarthy's motivational talk to his Cape Town City players backfired, 30 January 2019