Are Edouard Mendy and Benjamin Mendy brothers?

Nancy Marende

The claim that Edouard Mendy and Benjamin Mendy are related cannot be ascertained because they come from totally different places.

Also, the fact that the two footballers have two different sets of parents shows at least they are not blood brothers. Similarly, there is no certainty to show that Ferland Mendy and Benjamin Mendy are brothers.

The idea of the three footballers sharing a common surname of Mendy and are all French nationals can make one assume they are brothers.

But the truth is that Edouard Mendy and Benjamin Mendy are not siblings. However, Edouard Mendy and Ferland Mendy are cousins.

In this article, we shall discuss who Ferland Mendy, Edouard Mendy, and Benjamin Mendy are to uncover their true identity.

Who is Benjamin Mendy?

Benjamin Mendy
Benjamin Mendy. Image: Instagram/BenjaminMendy

Benjamin Mendy is a talented left-back footballer who plays for Manchester City football club. He started his football career in Le Havre’s youth academy in 2010.

The footballer then joined Manchester City, where he gets a hefty salary and the French national team in 2017. But he would later withdraw from the national team in 2019 after an injury rendered him unfit.

Benjamin Mendy is a strong Muslim believer and even made his Hadj to Mecca. He was born to Cote d’Ivoire immigrants back on 17th July 1994 in Longjumeu, France.

Although Benjamin Mendy has not disclosed much information about his siblings, we know that his mother is Monique Mendy, and his father is Mendy Sr.

Mendy’s family migrated from Cote d’Ivoire to France, where he was born and raised.

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Who is Edouard Mendy?

Edouard Mendy
Edouard Mendy. Image:Instagram/Edouard Mendy

Edouard Osoque Mendy is one of the best Chelsea goalkeepers who also plays for the Senegal national team.

He was born on the 1st of March 1992 in Montivilliers, France. His Mother is from Senegal, and his father was from Guinea-Bissau in West Africa. His father passed away just when he was venturing into professional football.

The footballer wanted to play for Guinea-Bissau national team to honour his father’s roots but later switched to play for the Senegalese national team.

Edouard Mendy started playing professional football in the Le Havre academy in 2005. In 2020 he officially joined Chelsea to play in the Premier League.

Mendy constantly posts photos of his mother and siblings on Instagram to celebrate them.

Meet Ferland Mendy

Ferland Sinna Mendy
Ferland Sinna Mendy. Image:Instagram/FerlandMendy

Ferland Sinna Mendy is a French-born left-back footballer who plays for the French national team and Real Madrid FC.

Ferland was born on 8th June 1995 in Meulan-en-Yvelines, France. The footballer’s parents have Senegalese origin. When he was just 11 years old, Ferland Mendy lost his father.

Then, when he was 14 years old, an even worse tragedy happened that threatened to jeopardize his football career. He was confined to a wheelchair after he had earlier been diagnosed with a serious hip infection that developed into arthritis.

Ferland overcame these and other challenges due to poverty and rose to stardom when he started playing for the La Havre Academy in 2015.

He later was enrolled in the French national team in 2018 before he signed a £48 million deal with Real Madrid club in 2019.

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How are Edouard Mendy and Ferland Mendy related?

Edouard Mendy and Ferland Mendy are cousins but play for different football teams. Edouard Mendy plays for Chelsea as the club’s goalkeeper, while Ferland Mendy plays for club Real Madrid as a left-back player.

Edouard Mendy and Ferland Mendy have expressed their dissatisfaction on Instagram about how the media have used their pictures to report news about Benjamin Mendy.

In one of his Instagram posts, Edouard Mendy attacked the French Media by asking why it’s too hard to differentiate two people’s faces, considering they play for different clubs.

In return, Ferland Mendy went ahead to point out that it was symbolic of how the media regards African players. Ferland was optimistic, though, that the treatment would change very soon.

In August 2021, Benjamin Mendy was arrested after being accused of raping and sexually assaulting several women. According to the victim’s claims, the multiple cases of sexual assaults are said to have occurred at his £4.8 million mansion in Cheshire.

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