Benzema extends Real Madrid deal till 2023


MADRID:

Veteran French striker Karim Benzema signed a brand new cope with Real Madrid that may hold him on the La Liga membership till 2023, the Spanish outfit stated on Friday.

The versatile 33-year-old ahead joined Madrid again in 2009 from Lyon and he has racked up a powerful 560 matches for them since. He is at present in his 13th season and was voted La Liga participant of the yr final season.

After a televised signing ceremony the place a better of Benzema video was performed the striker posed for {a photograph} with Real president Florentino Perez with the pair holding up a shirt with Benzema’s identify and the quantity 2023 on it.

“The story continues for me at the greatest club in the world,” Benzema stated.

“What an honour to be here today, thank you for trusting me over the years,” he stated.

The membership thanked Benzema for his lengthy and sensible service to them

“The French striker has won everything possible in a Madrid shirt with a massive 19 titles: four Champions Leagues, four Club World Cups, three European Super Cups, three Liga, two Spanish Cups and three Spanish Super Cups,” the membership stated.

“With his football he has won the hearts of all Madrid supporters.”

Benzema was lengthy within the shadow of Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos, however because the Portuguese left for Juventus three years in the past the French worldwide has thrived.

With Ramos additionally out of the image since his move to Paris Saint-Germain, Benzema is now the membership’s senior star participant.

One of the eye-catching particulars of Benzema’s new contract was the scale of the discharge clause, at one billion euros.

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