Who is Karim Benzema?
Karim Benzema is 32-years-old, born on 19 December 1987, and is a both-footed professional football player from France. Born in Lyon, Karim Benzema has also played in Ligue 1 for Lyon.
Karim Benzema is often maligned as the teacher's pet who doesn't deserve his place at Real Madrid, but despite being Florentino Perez's favourite signing, he continues to impress a succession of coaches and has retained his position as the centre-forward of the biggest club in the world for nearly a decade. Not a natural goalscorer - but one that still scores regularly - it is his unselfish all-round play that has endeared him to team-mates such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale. The future of French football when emerging at Lyon in the late 00's, Benzema's international career ended with ignominy and he was forced to watch on in his prime as his countrymen lifted the 2018 World Cup, but he remains a key member of Madrid's squad, a testament to his resolve.He currently plays as a Striker (Centre) in Primera Division for club Real Madrid.
How good is Karim Benzema?
Based on our FC Ranking and match performance analysis he currently has a ranking of
99 out of 99 which is 'Ballon d'Or-level' compared to other football players around the world. Other players who are currently at the same performance level and same position as Karim Benzema are Robert Lewandowski (Bayern) , Kylian Mbappé (PSG) and Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) .
What are Karim Benzema's last performances?
One of his best performances from last period, was the match against Athletic, played on 21 April 2019 in Primera Division (Regular Season). Karim Benzema received a match rating from FC of 10 for his performance and Real Madrid won the match with a score of 3-0. The Striker (Centre) scored 3 goals. Karim Benzema scored the winning goal.
Other exemplary match performances of Karim Benzema in this period were:
• Real Madrid - Galatasaray (6-0), played on 06 November 2019 for the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). He received a match rating of 10 Scored 2 goals and made 1 assist.
• Espanyol - Real Madrid (2-4), played on 27 January 2019 for the Primera Division (Regular Season). He received a match rating of 9.8 Scored 2 goals.
One of his least good performances was the match against Sevilla FC, played on 18 January 2020 in Primera Division (Regular Season). Karim Benzema received a match rating from FC of 5.9 for his performance and Real Madrid won the match with a score of 2-1.