Thomas Benoît Lemar is a French professional footballer who is commonly known as Thomas Lemar. Lemar plays for the French national team and Atletico Madrid. Lemar plays mainly as a midfielder but he can also play as a winger or forward. Lemar is known for his dribbling, playmaking, passing and crossing abilities.
Lemar is a key player for the Atletico Madrid team. He helped the team to win many crucial matches from time to time. Lemar won the La Liga title of the 2020-2021 season and he played a very important role in the tournament.
Lemar is a regular player for the French national team also. Lemar was a part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup squad which won the tournament that year. Lemar played Euro and many other major tournaments with the French national team too. Lemar also represented the U-17 to U-21 teams of France.
Lemar is a very popular player among the Atletico fans. Lemar made a good amount of fortune as a footballer. In 2021, the estimated net worth of Lemar is USD 37.4 million.
Lemar started his senior career back in 2011 with the team called Caen II. He stayed with the club for two seasons. Caen II paid him USD 120K for each season. Later he got promoted to the main team of Caen. He stayed there for another two seasons. He received USD 210K annually from Caen.
2015 is the year when Lemar joined Monaco. He played with Monaco till 2018. Monaco paid him USD 750K for the first season. Later, he signed a two year contract with them and started receiving USD 6.2 million annually till 2018.
In the summer transfer window of 2018, Lemar switched teams and joined Atletico Madrid and has been playing with the club ever since. Lemar signed a four year contract with Atletico Madrid. According to that contract he started receiving USD 7.8 million for each season. This contract is valid till date. Lemar also gets bonuses from time to time based on his performance.