Speech by Karim Benzema after his decoration as UEFA best player

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Karim Benzema received the UEFA trophy for best player of the year on Thursday evening ahead of Belgians Thibaut Courtois and Kevin De Bruyne. The French striker spoke after this distinction while waiting for the Ballon d’Or 2022 which he can also win.

Just before Champions League group stage drawUEFA took the opportunity to award The Best trophy to the best player of the season.

“I’m really happy and proud to be here. I thank Real Madrid, my president, my coach and my teammates. The most important thing is to win the collective trophies. When you get it right on the pitch, the individual rewards come. The most memorable moment? The return match against PSG at home with the help of the public, we managed to turn the tide to go far and give us a lot of confidence. Football is difficult. There are times when you are dominated and times when you never let go. In Madrid, you never give up. Even if we lose, we manage to go up the score, ”he confided after the presentation of the trophy.

Appointed with his teammate Thibaut Courtois and Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, Karim Benzema obtained this trophy almost logically.

The French international more than ever favorite in the race for the Ballon d’Or has had a breathtaking season this year.

In 46 matches, the player trained at OL scored 44 goals and provided 15 assists.

Exceptional statistics which also allowed Real Madrid to achieve a Champions League – La Liga double.

Source: Afrik Page

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