Real Madrid has made Benzema’s renewal official until June 2023, news advanced in MARCA last April 16. The white set assures his galactic ‘9’ one more season, since his previous contract expired in 2022. Karim, 33, will end his relationship with the white team at 35 after having arrived with only 21 in 2009.
Twelve years of Benzema in Madrid in 3 minutes of pure gold
Renovation is the right prize for a Benzema that, especially in the last three seasons, has been capital for Real Madrid in its capacity as Pichichi and great offensive reference. Benzema takes care of himself like the most, his data on his state of form always stands out in recent years because works like the most in Valdebebas and then with an individualized work at home, and you are clear that you are ready to face a most demanding season after his return to France.
Benzema was clear that he wanted to continue at Real Madrid minimum until 2023, as recognized by the last campaign in the press conference prior to the Atalanta tie and shortly before MARCA was informed of the agreement that had just been signed. “If the president wants to renew me, my door is open”said the Frenchman, of whom the Olympique de Lyon, who dreams of his return before retirement. That possibility is not ruled out, but it will have to be as soon as 2023when Karim is on his way to 36.
Benzema It was one of the three galactics with whom I returned Florentino Prez to the presidency in 2009, together with Cristiano and Kak. By 36 million euros, the white club took over a striker who already He has been in Madrid for 12 years and what is he fifth top scorer in club history with 281 goals. With this extension of your contract until 2023, and 9 goals from Santillana and 27 from Di Stfano, has everything going for him to become the third top scorer in the history of Real Madrid, just behind Cristiano Ronaldo (451) and Ral Gonzlez (323).
Benzema has started his thirteenth season at Real Madrid. Carries 560 games: 384 in the League, 111 in the Champions League, 44 in the Cup, 9 in the Spanish Super Cup, 8 in the Club World Cup and 4 in the European Super Cup.
Six renewals in three months
Benzema closes the circle of renovations after a few frantic months in which Real Madrid has ensured the continuity of Modric (2022), Lucas (2024), Nacho (2023), Carvajal (2025) and Courtois (2026). Six players, almost all of them from the ‘old guard’, who have passed the cut of the generational change that little by little the white group is making, recently reflected with the departures of Ramos and Varane.
Other players like Marcelo, Isco and Bale they cannot say the same. All of them have been sought or are looking for an outlet in the market and if they stay they will exhaust their contract and leave the club in 2022, at the end of their contracts.