Karim Benzema

Posted on October 19th 2022 Football sportingnews


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The wait has ended. Karim Benzema, a striker for Real Madrid, won the Ballon d'Or on Monday, October 17, becoming the second-oldest recipient of the prize at 34 years old and the oldest since Englishman Stanley Matthews, who took home the inaugural trophy in 1956 at age 41. The Frenchman received recognition for a remarkable season in 2021–2022, during which his side won both the Spanish La Liga and the UEFA Champions League, and he finished as the competition's leading scorer. He and France also triumphed in the UEFA Nations League.


The wait has ended. Karim Benzema, a striker for Real Madrid, won the Ballon d'Or on Monday, October 17, becoming the second-oldest recipient of the prize at 34 years old and the oldest since Englishman Stanley Matthews, who took home the inaugural trophy in 1956 at age 41.