Rudy Gestede

Date of birth10 October 1988
Place of birthEssey-lès-Nancy, France
NationalityBenini
Weight86 kg
Height1.93 m
PositionForward

Rudy Gestede's contract at Cardiff City was extended to June 2014 in April 2012.

After a loan spell, he joined Cardiff City in January 2014 with a contract to June 2017.

Rudy joined Aston Villa in July 2015 with a five-year contract.

He joined Middlesbrough in January 2017 with a contract to June 2020.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Metz 01 Jul 2006 30 Jun 2011
AS Cannes 01 Jan 2010 31 May 2010 L
Cardiff City 26 Jul 2011 02 Jan 2014
Blackburn Rovers 27 Nov 2013 01 Jan 2014 L
Blackburn Rovers 02 Jan 2014 31 Jul 2015
Aston Villa 31 Jul 2015 04 Jan 2017
Middlesbrough 04 Jan 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2011-12 Cardiff City FA Cup 1
2011-12 Cardiff City League Championship 5
20
2
1
2011-12 Cardiff City League Cup 4
1
1
2012-13 Cardiff City League Championship 5
22
5
2013-14 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 1
2013-14 Blackburn Rovers League Championship 21
6
13
4
2013-14 Cardiff City League Cup
2
1
2013-14 Cardiff City Premier League
3
2014-15 Blackburn Rovers FA Cup 2
2
2
2014-15 Blackburn Rovers League Championship 31
8
20
3
2014-15 Blackburn Rovers League Cup
1
2015-16 Aston Villa FA Cup 2
2015-16 Aston Villa League Cup 2
1
2015-16 Aston Villa Premier League 14
18
5
2
2016-17 Aston Villa League Championship 8
10
4
3
2016-17 Aston Villa League Cup
1
2016-17 Middlesbrough FA Cup 3
1
2016-17 Middlesbrough Premier League 4
12
1
3
2017-18 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
1
2017-18 Middlesbrough League Championship 10
9
3
3
2017-18 Middlesbrough League Championship Play-Offs
1
2017-18 Middlesbrough League Cup
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Aug 2011 West Ham United v Cardiff City W 0-1 League Championship
10 Aug 2011 Oxford United v Cardiff City W 1-3 League Cup 1st round
14 Aug 2011 Cardiff City v Bristol City W 3-1 League Championship
17 Aug 2011 Cardiff City v Brighton and Hove Albion L 1-3 League Championship
20 Aug 2011 Burnley v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
23 Aug 2011 Cardiff City v Huddersfield Town W 5-3 League Cup 2nd round
27 Aug 2011 Portsmouth v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
10 Sep 2011 Cardiff City v Doncaster Rovers W 2-0 League Championship
17 Sep 2011 Blackpool v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
21 Sep 2011 Cardiff City v Leicester City W 2-2 (7-6) League Cup 3rd round
25 Sep 2011 Cardiff City v Leicester City D 0-0 League Championship
15 Oct 2011 Cardiff City v Ipswich Town D 2-2 League Championship
18 Oct 2011 Peterborough United v Cardiff City L 4-3 League Championship
10 Dec 2011 Millwall v Cardiff City D 0-0 League Championship
17 Dec 2011 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 2-3 League Championship
26 Dec 2011 Watford v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
31 Dec 2011 Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City W 0-1 League Championship
02 Jan 2012 Cardiff City v Reading W 3-1 League Championship
07 Jan 2012 West Bromwich Albion v Cardiff City L 4-2 FA Cup 3rd round
24 Jan 2012 Cardiff City v Crystal Palace W 1-0
Agg: 1-1 (3-1)
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
31 Jan 2012 Southampton v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
04 Feb 2012 Cardiff City v Blackpool L 1-3 League Championship
11 Feb 2012 Leicester City v Cardiff City L 2-1 League Championship
14 Feb 2012 Cardiff City v Peterborough United W 3-1 League Championship
26 Feb 2012 Cardiff City v Liverpool L 2-2 (2-3) League Cup Final
04 Mar 2012 Cardiff City v West Ham United L 0-2 League Championship
21 Mar 2012 Cardiff City v Coventry City D 2-2 League Championship
25 Mar 2012 Birmingham City v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
31 Mar 2012 Cardiff City v Millwall D 0-0 League Championship
07 Apr 2012 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City W 0-2 League Championship
28 Apr 2012 Crystal Palace v Cardiff City W 1-2 League Championship
06 Oct 2012 Ipswich Town v Cardiff City W 1-2 League Championship
20 Oct 2012 Nottingham Forest v Cardiff City L 3-1 League Championship
23 Oct 2012 Cardiff City v Watford W 2-1 League Championship
27 Oct 2012 Cardiff City v Burnley W 4-0 League Championship
03 Nov 2012 Bolton Wanderers v Cardiff City L 2-1 League Championship
06 Nov 2012 Charlton Athletic v Cardiff City L 5-4 League Championship
10 Nov 2012 Cardiff City v Hull City W 2-1 League Championship
24 Nov 2012 Barnsley v Cardiff City W 1-2 League Championship
02 Dec 2012 Cardiff City v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 League Championship
07 Dec 2012 Blackburn Rovers v Cardiff City W 1-4 League Championship
15 Dec 2012 Cardiff City v Peterborough United L 1-2 League Championship
22 Dec 2012 Leicester City v Cardiff City W 0-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2012 Cardiff City v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Championship
29 Dec 2012 Cardiff City v Millwall W 1-0 League Championship
01 Jan 2013 Birmingham City v Cardiff City W 0-1 League Championship
12 Jan 2013 Cardiff City v Ipswich Town D 0-0 League Championship
05 Mar 2013 Cardiff City v Derby County D 1-1 League Championship
12 Mar 2013 Cardiff City v Leicester City D 1-1 League Championship
16 Mar 2013 Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City W 0-2 League Championship
30 Mar 2013 Peterborough United v Cardiff City L 2-1 League Championship
01 Apr 2013 Cardiff City v Blackburn Rovers W 3-0 League Championship
06 Apr 2013 Watford v Cardiff City D 0-0 League Championship
13 Apr 2013 Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Championship
16 Apr 2013 Cardiff City v Charlton Athletic D 0-0 League Championship
20 Apr 2013 Burnley v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
27 Apr 2013 Cardiff City v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
04 May 2013 Hull City v Cardiff City D 2-2 League Championship
17 Aug 2013 West Ham United v Cardiff City L 2-0 Premier League
28 Aug 2013 Accrington Stanley v Cardiff City W 0-2 League Cup 2nd round
14 Sep 2013 Hull City v Cardiff City D 1-1 Premier League
24 Sep 2013 West Ham United v Cardiff City L 3-2 League Cup 3rd round
19 Oct 2013 Chelsea v Cardiff City L 4-1 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2013-14 Benin Africa Cup of Nations 1
2014-15 Benin International Friendly 1
1
2015-16 Benin Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
2015-16 Benin FIFA World Cup 1
2016-17 Benin Africa Cup of Nations 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
20 Jul 2014 Benin v Malawi W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations 2nd round
13 Nov 2014 Morocco v Benin L 6-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2015 Benin v Mali D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group C
12 Nov 2015 Benin v Burkina Faso W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa preliminary round
23 Mar 2016 South Sudan v Benin W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group C
27 Mar 2016 Benin v South Sudan W 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group C
04 Sep 2016 Mali v Benin L 5-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group C


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.