Benni McCarthy

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Benni McCarthy
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Personal information
Full name Benedict Saul McCarthy
Date of birth 12 November 1977 (1977-11-12) (age 36)
Place of birth Cape Town, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club West Ham United
Number 17
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995-1997
1998-1999
1999-2003
2002
2003-2006
2006-2009
2010-
Seven Stars
Ajax
Celta Vigo
Porto (loan)
Porto
Blackburn Rovers
West Ham United
National team
1997-2009 South Africa
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Benni McCarthy (born 12 November 1977) is a South African football player. He plays for West Ham United and South Africa national team.

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

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Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
South Africa League Nedbank Cup League Cup Africa Total
1995/96 Seven Stars 29 27 29 27
1996/97 20 12 20 12
1997/98 7 3 7 3
Netherlands League KNVB Cup League Cup Europe Total
1997/98 Ajax Eredivisie 16 9 16 9
1998/99 19 11 19 11
Spain League Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga Europe Total
1999/00 Celta Vigo La Liga 31 8 5 3 36 11
2000/01 19 0 4 4 23 4
2001/02 2 0 1 1 3 1
Portugal League Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup Europe Total
2001/02 Porto Portuguese Liga 11 12 0 0 11 12
Spain League Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga Europe Total
2002/03 Celta Vigo La Liga 14 2 5 3 19 5
Portugal League Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup Europe Total
2003/04 Porto Portuguese Liga 29 20 12 4 41 24
2004/05 23 11 9 3 32 14
2005/06 23 3 4 1 27 4
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
2006/07 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 36 18 5 3 1 0 8 3 50 24
2007/08 31 8 1 0 2 1 4 2 38 11
2008/09 28 10 4 1 1 2 - 33 13
2009/10 14 1 0 0 5 3 - 19 4
2009/10 West Ham United Premier League
Country South Africa 56 42 56 42
Netherlands 35 20 35 20
Spain 66 10 15 11 81 21
Portugal 86 46 25 8 111 54
England 109 37 10 4 9 6 12 5 140 52
Total 352 15 10 4 9 6 52 24 423 49

International career statistics[change | edit source]

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South Africa national team
Year Apps Goals
1997 3 0
1998 15 11
1999 5 2
2000 6 2
2001 7 2
2002 11 4
2003 4 2
2004 5 2
2005 6 3
2006 3 1
2007 4 1
2008 6 2
2009 3 0
Total 78 32

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