After making his international debut for Morocco against Zambia in November 2008, Benatia guided the north African nation to the Fifa World Cup after a 20-year wait and will be looking to lead his country to a successful outing in Russia as captain.
Joyeux anniversaire CAPITANO @MedhiBenatia ! 🇲🇦🎉— Y. Ait Bennasser (@YAitbennasser) April 17, 2018
“From Clairefontaine to Juve, from little boy to big man, the years are past but the friendship is even stronger. Happy birthday my brother and soldier Benatia, long life to you. God keep you,” Matuidi wrote on Instagram.