• Thu. Jun 13th, 2024

Real Madrid’s captain and lethal goal poacher, Karim Benzema has won the 2022 Balon D’or after his remarkable showing throughout the 2021/22 football season.

Karim Benzema scored a whooping forty-four goals (44) in forty-six (46) appearances and also bagged sixteen (16) assist all through the course of the campaign with those goals having a massive inclination in Real Madrid’s La Liga triumph and UEFA Champions League glorious outing, He also won the UEFA Nations League in that period of time for the French, Les Blue.

Karim Benzema becomes the eight (8th) Balon D’or winner in Real Madrid’s history as he alongside an illustrious list of Alfredo Di Stefano, Raymond Kopa, Luis Figo, Ronaldo Nazario, Fabio Cannavaro, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric have previously won the award at Real Madrid.

It was never in doubt if the Frenchman would win the award in 2022 after having a monstrous season in front of goal in addition to winning massive trophies to cap it up, Benzema watched Cristiano Ronaldo win four (4) Balon D’or while playing second fiddle in terms of getting the goals for Real Madrid.

He also saw his teammate Luka Modric win the Balon D’or in the 2017/18 season but he wasn’t deterred, when his time came he hugged the headlines and definitely did shine like a million stars including owning his own upfront throughout the 2021/22 which was a springboard to him winning the Balon D’or.

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