Eliesse Ben Seghir

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Eliesse Ben Seghir
Personal information
Date of birth (2005-02-16) 16 February 2005 (age 18)
Place of birth Saint-Tropez, France
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 44
Youth career
2010–2016 SC Cogolinois
2016–2018 Fréjus Saint-Raphaël
2018–2020 SC Cogolinois
2020–2022 Monaco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2022– Monaco 6 (3)
International career
2021–2022 France U17 2 (0)
2022– France U18 3 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 20:44, 3 November 2022 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 03:05, 2 February 2023 (UTC)

Eliesse Ben Seghir (born 16 February 2005) is a French professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Ligue 1 club Monaco.

Club career[edit]

Ben Seghir is a youth product of the academies of SC Cogolinois, Fréjus Saint-Raphaël, and Monaco. He signed his first professional contract with Monaco on 5 August 2022,[1] and made his senior and professional debut with the club as a late substitute in a 4–1 UEFA Europa League win over Red Star Belgrade on 3 November 2022.[2]

On 28 December 2022, Ben Seghir made his Ligue 1 debut for Monaco as a half-time substitute in a match against Auxerre. He scored two goals, both of which put Monaco in the lead, to help his team come out victorious by a score of 3–2.[3]

International career[edit]

Ben Seghir is a youth international for France, having played for the France U18s.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Born in France, Ben Seghir is of Moroccan descent.[5] He is the younger brother of fellow footballer Salim Ben Seghir.[6]


  1. ^ Gilucas, Pascal (August 6, 2022). "AS Monaco : Eliesse Ben Seghir signe son premier contrat professionnel". Africa Foot United.
  2. ^ "%competition_name% (Sky Sports)". Sky Sports.
  3. ^ "L1 (J16) : Monaco s'impose à Auxerre grâce à Ben Seghir". Sports.orange.fr (in French). 28 December 2022. Retrieved 28 December 2022.
  4. ^ "Eliesse Ben Seghir buteur lors du succès des Bleuets". madeinmonegasque.ouest-france.fr.
  5. ^ "Monaco : Ben Seghir va signer pro !". Foot Mercato : Info Transferts Football - Actu Foot Transfert.
  6. ^ "Eliesse Ben Seghir set to sign first pro contract with Monaco – Get French Football News".

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