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.