Karim Benzema named best player in Champions League

Karim Benzema named best player in Champions League

Karim Benzema named best player in Champions League

Benzema becomes best player in Champions League this season. (Credits: Google)

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  • The 34-year-old scored 15 goals in 12 Champions League games.
  • Benzema is a strong contender for the Ballon d’Or.
  • Benzema has been named the best player in Champions League.
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Karim Benzema of Real Madrid has been awarded the Champions League player of the season.

Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 1-0 in the final, and the France international, 34, won the championship for the seventh time.

He has 15 goals in 12 Champions League games and is a strong contender for the Ballon d’Or this year.

Read More: Messi tips Benzema for ‘deserved’ Ballon d’Or

Vinicius Jr, Benzema’s teammate who scored the game’s only goal, has been named the tournament’s young player of the season.

In the 2021-22 season, the 21-year-old scored four goals and added six assists.

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Real midfielder Luka Modric and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who was named man of the match in Paris, join the pair on the Champions League squad of the season.

Read More: Benzema vs. Van Dijk, Alexander-Arnold vs. Stewart Robson, and the Arsenal

Liverpool, who finished second, has four players in the squad, including defenders Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson, and midfielder Fabinho.

Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain, Kevin de Bruyne of Manchester City, and Antonio Rudiger of Chelsea round out the team of the season.

 

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