Nicolas Benezet

Nicolas Benezet
Nicolas Benezet
Nicolas Benezet
Real Name: Nicolas Benezet
HT: 5' 5" WT: 132
Pronunciation: nik-uh-luhs ben-eh-ZAY
Age: 29 (02/24/1991)
Birthplace: Montpellier, France, Montpellier, France
Hometown: Montpellier, France

Hometown: Montpellier, France
Birth date: February 24, 1991
Acquired: Colorado Rapids acquire the rights to winger Nicolas Benezet from Toronto FC in exchange for $50,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) and an additional $50,000 in GAM if Benezet starts 75% of all games in 2020.


  • Made eight appearances, five from the start, in 2019 with Toronto FC.
  • Played a key role in helping TFC reach their third MLS Cup final in four season. 
  • Overall, made 12 appearances, including four appearances in MLS playoffs (all from the start), and scored three goals.


  • In 2010, he signed his first professional contract with Nîmes Olympique.
  • Made 59 appearances with 11 goals and 12 assists over three seasons. 
  • After his time with Nîmes, the winger joined club Évian, where he made 42 appearances in two seasons.
  • Went on loan to SM Caen in 2015, appearing in 12 matches and scoring four goals.
  • Overall, he made 130 appearances in top French league, Ligue 1, with 18 goals and 13 assists.
  • Spent four seasons with Guingamp where he made 86 combined appearances, registering 12 goals and 10 assists over four seasons with the club.
  • He was part of the squad that finished runners-up in the 2018-19 Coupe de la Ligue. 


  • Represented France at the youth level, making three appearances with the U-20 national team, scoring two goals.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Colorado Rapids12504913939310
2019Toronto FC85243801445120
Career Totals-20102929323714430
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