09/02/2021 at 8:40 AM CEST
Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has started the 2021/22 season at a stellar level. Along with Vinicius, who has emerged as one of the team’s leading scorers, he is the absolute leader of Carlo Ancelotti’s offensive plot: he has participated in five goals of the eight scored with two goals and three assists.
French, who defended the French national team in the Eurocup after more than six years apartHe’s sweet and he’s one of the important men in the white wardrobe. Newly renovated until 2023, the attacker has had a direct relationship with the goal up to five times in the first three days, something that had never happened.
5 – Karim Benzema 🇫🇷 has participated in five goals in his first three games of a season at @LaLiga (two goals and three assists) for the first time in his career at @realmadrid. Exquisite. pic.twitter.com/V3sw51tO9M
– OptaJose (@OptaJose) August 28, 2021
The former Olympique Lyon player has taken on stripes since Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus and his impact on the game and the result is total. Since arriving in the 2009/10 season, the forward has added 281 goals and 147 assists in 562 games as white.
Living history of madridismo
Talking about Karim Benzema is talking about one of the great names in the history of Real Madrid. He landed in the capital with Cristiano Ronaldo in a Florentino Pérez revolution from the presidency and has become the foreign player with the most matches in the club’s history, ahead of other legends such as Roberto Carlos (527), Cristiano Ronaldo (438) or Alfredo Di Stefano (396).
The Frenchman, without going any further, is part of the ranking of top scorers in the club’s history. March in fifth position with his 281 goals and could even reach the podium this season if he maintains the scoring rhythm of recent years: Santillana is fourth with 290 and Di Stefano is third with 308. Two legends of Real Madrid complete the top 5 as Raúl González (323) and Cristiano Ronaldo (451).