Karim Benzema celebrates his goal in the European Super Cup with Real Madrid


Of record! Benzema surpassed Raúl as the 2nd Whites' top scorer

Published:10/08/2022 - 23:44h

Updated:10/08/2022 - 23:50h

Karim Benzema sealed Real Madrid's victory in the European Super Cup against Entracht Frankfurt (2-0). With his goal, the Frenchman surpassed Raúl González as the club's second all-time top scorer (324)

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The podium of the listing of maxima goleadores in the history of the Real Madrid has now to Karim Benzema like second better 'pichichi' of the. The French surpassed to Raúl González with 324 so many thanks to his goal in the Supercopa of Europe, target that served to the whites to clear the party in front of the Eintracht of Frankfurt (2-0). The Frenchman, besides, premièred the white captaincy in style, raising the fifth Supercopa European of the club and the fourth in his personal account.

In the minute 65, the '9' took advantage of a pass of Vinícius Jr. To define of first and beat to the goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, sentencing a party in which the ones of Carlo Ancelotti dominated with clarity in the complement. David Praises had advanced to the 'merengues' in the minute 37, taking advantage of a pass of head of Casemiro, the one who was chosen like the 'MVP' of the party. Although in the first time Benzema was a so much imprecise, his contribution finished being, as in the last seasons, fundamental for the Madrid.

And it is that, without Benzema, the whites are a very different team in attack. The past season, the parties in which the forward of 34 years was absent, the ones of Ancelotti lucieron like a lacking team of ideas and with invalid offensive forcefulness. The best example gave in the last Classical contested in Santiago Bernabéu, where the FC Barcelona goleó to the 'merengues' with ease, 4-0, in a party that could have finished by an a lot greater difference.

Now, Benzema premières the absolute captaincy in his fourteenth season in the club after the exit of Marcelo. Florentino Pérez him fichó in the summer of 2009 in return of 35 million euros more 6 in variables, pertinent of the Olympique of Lyon. After a first year and half difficult in Chamartín, the French strengthened in the eleven of José Mourinho thanks to the injury of Gonzalo Higuaín. From February of 2011, the '9' indisputable headline and his leadership stressed after the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo in 2018.

Only Cristiano has more goals that Benzema in the Madrid

The 450 goals of the Portuguese still lucen inalcanzables for Karim, but the average of the of Lyon has improved notably in the last five seasons. The 'cat' great 324 so many in 606 parties, with an average goleador of 0.53. To this has to add him the 159 assistances that great, up to now, in official parties, with which has participated in 483 goals that have served to the 'merengues' to add 23 titles to his vitrinas, 13 of them international (five Champions League). Definitely, Benzema is a white legend.

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