Benni McCarthy

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Benni McCarthy
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Personal information
Full name Benedict Saul McCarthy
Date of birth (1977-11-12) 12 November 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Cape Town, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
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

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 | change source]

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Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
South AfricaLeague Nedbank Cup League Cup AfricaTotal
1995/96 Seven Stars 29 27 29 27
1996/97 20 12 20 12
1997/98 7 3 7 3
NetherlandsLeague KNVB Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
1997/98 Ajax Eredivisie 16 9 16 9
1998/99 19 11 19 11
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
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
PortugalLeague Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup EuropeTotal
2001/02 Porto Portuguese Liga 11 12 0 0 11 12
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
2002/03 Celta Vigo La Liga 14 2 5 3 19 5
PortugalLeague Cup of Portugal Portuguese League Cup EuropeTotal
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
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
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 | change source]

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South Africa national team
YearAppsGoals
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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