Somewhat unsurprisingly, Karim Benzema has received the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League participant of the season award.
The ahead was in career-best kind final season, scoring 15 objectives and nabbing two assists as he impressed Actual Madrid to their 14th UEFA Champions League triumph.
Benzema’s greatest performances in the course of the event got here in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester Metropolis when his objectives clawed Los Blancos again from the brink of elimination to progress via the event.
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In scoring 15 objectives within the competitors final season Benz grew to become the joint-third (with Robert Lewandowski) highest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League historical past, scoring 86 objectives in Europe’s premier competitors.
The France worldwide wasn’t the one Actual Madrid participant to win an award on Wednesday night as his teammate Vinicius Junior additionally scooped up the UEFA Champions League younger participant of the season gong.
Vinicius loved a breakout 2021/22 marketing campaign, scoring 22 objectives in competitions, with 4 of these coming within the Champions League.