Karim Benzema


BornDecember 19, 1987


Season Team Apps (Subs) Goals (P) Assists Yellows Reds Min Played
LaLiga 22/23 Real Madrid 12 (0) 9 (3) 2 1 (0) 0 1048
Copa del Rey 22/23 Real Madrid 2 (0) 1 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 210
Super Cup 2023 Real Madrid 2 (0) 2 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 210
UEFA Champions League 22/23 Real Madrid 4 (1) 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 236
UEFA Super Cup 2022 Real Madrid 1 (0) 1 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 90

Apps (Subs) 814 (136)
Goals (P) 419 (33)
Assists 128
Yellows 18 (0)
Reds 0
Min Played 56586

Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French international footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid in La Liga. Described as an immensely-talented striker, Benzema is known for his technical ability, powerful style of play, and vast goal-scoring ability. Benzema began his football career with local club Bron Terraillon.

In 1996, he joined the biggest club in the city Olympique Lyonnais and, subsequently, came through the club's youth academy. Benzema made his professional debut in the 2004–05 season and appeared sporadically in his first three seasons as Lyon won three titles in that span. In the 2007–08 season, Benzema became a starter and had a breakthrough year scoring over 30 goals as Lyon won its seventh straight league title.

For his performances, he was named the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Ligue 1 Player of the Year and named to the organization's Team of the Year. Benzema was also the league's top scorer and given the Bravo Award by Italian magazine Guerin Sportivo.

In July 2009, Benzema signed a six-year contract with Spanish outfit Real Madrid. In December 2011, he was named the French Player of the Year for his performances during the calendar year. Benzema is a former French youth international and has represented his nation from under-17 level onwards. He was part of the team that won the 2004 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship.

Karim Benzema still plays for Real Madrid and the French International is currently an irreplaceable star for the Los Blancos. The 2022-23 season will be Benzema's 14th season in Madrid and he is currently the captain of the Whites. The 34 year old has made 609 appearances for Real Madrid from which he managed to score 327 goals for his side. Benzema has literally won it all donning Madrid's iconic white jersey.

The French international has won 5 Champions League, 4 UEFA Super Cup, 4 Laligas, 4 Spanish super cups, 2 Spanish cups and 4 FIFA Club world cups with Real Madrid. His mind blowing performance for Real Madrid during the 2021-22 Champions League knockout stages will certainly be marked as the peak moment in his career. After leading his side to a treble victory, Benzema was elected as the UEFA men's Player of the year 2021-22.

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