Benoit Assou-Ekotto


Benoit Assou-Ekotto Bio

Who is Benoit Assou-Ekotto

A professional football player who plays mainly as defender for Cameroon national football team squad. He professionally plays for English club Tottenham Hotspur.

Early Life (Childhood)

He passed his early childhood in city of Arras, France. His father David Assou-Ekotto is Cameroonian and his mother is french. He has one younger brother whose name is Mathieu Assou-Ekotto.

Interesting Facts

He is popularly know for his forthright social commentary. Not only him but his younger brother Mathieu Assou-Ekotto is also former professional football player who played as defender for club R.E. Mouscron and Belgian Pro League.

Personal Life

He is in long romantic relationship with his girlfriend from about 8-9 years. He still has not disclosed his girlfriend name yet in media. There is no record of any affair of him.


The greatest awards of him is with Club RC Lens where he won the UEFA Intertoto Cup 2005. He also scored winning goal in first match of the English Premier League in 2009/2010 against Liverpool which made Spurs victorious.


According to him he doesn't play football for passion but for money. He often gets in the headline for his blunt comment which creates controversies.