Breaking: Real Madrid Announces Departure Of French Football, Karim Benzema

Real Madrid Announces Departure Of French Football, Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema


Karim Benzema, a well-known French footballer, has left Real Madrid. The official decision was uncovered via a tweet by journalist Fabrizio Romano, affirming that Benzema and the club will parting ways  after 14 years.


The 35-year-old forward, a prominent figure in the realm of football, has consented to end his exceptional carrer with the Spanish club, according to an announcement on Sunday by AFP.

There have been tales about a potential move to Saudi Arabia for the player.

According to Real Madrid’s statement, “Real Madrid and our captain Karim Benzema have agreed to put an end to his brilliant and unforgettable era as a player at our club,”

They offered their thanks and love for the player, hailing him as quite possibly of their most prominent legend.

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After stating that Benzema still had one year left on his contract, Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti expressed certainty about the player’s future at Madrid.

Benzema, who joined the club from Ligue 1 side Lyon in 2009, quickly established himself as a key player in the club’s potent “BBC” attack alongside Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. The striker himself had previously cast doubt on rumours of his departure, saying “Not everything you read on the internet is real”

Following Ronaldo’s departure from the team in 2018, Benzema assumed leadership responsibilities.

Benzema won 24 trophies while playing for Real Madrid, including five Champions Leagues, four La Liga titles, and three Copa del Reys. He is likewise the ongoing holder of the Ballon d’Or for the world’s best player.

He is Madrid’s second-highest scorer all-time, behind only Ronaldo, with 353 goals for the club.

Benzema’s last debut for the club could be when Madrid has Athletic Bilbao at Santiago Bernabeu sometime in the afternoon.

Madrid confirmed that Eden Hazard, Marco Asensio, and Mariano Diaz will be leaving this summer in addition to Benzema’s departure, making it possible to acquire new players.

However, Ancelotti remained silent regarding rumors of interest in Tottenham striker Harry Kane and England.

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