Why did Karim Benzema leave Real Madrid?
Karim Benzema has officially left Real Madrid as confirmed by the La Liga club. The announcement was posted on 4th June 2023 that Karim Benzema has played his last game for Real Madrid. We figure out Why did Karim Benzema leave Real Madrid? and where he is headed next.
Benzema was the second-highest scorer in Real Madrid history and will go down as one of the legends of the club. He played at Real Madrid for 14 years and will certainly have his name written in the history books. He won 4 La Liga titles and 5 Champions League trophy with the club as well.
Why did Karim Benzema leave Real Madrid? Offer from Saudi Clubs & More
Real Madrid will host a special ceremony for Karim Benzema this Tuesday to congratulate him on his illustrious career for the club. According to sources the reason why Karim Benzema leave Real Madrid is that he is set to accept a huge offer from Saudi Arabia which will see him compete against Cristiano Ronaldo, who used to be teammates at Real Madrid and still have a great friendship.
Benzema informed Real Madrid about his intentions to leave some weeks ago and is finally ready to make the move to Saudi Arabia. He is likely to receive a huge paycheck from one of Al-Nassr’s rival teams who are looking to bolster their squad to beat the team lead by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo will be challenged by Karim Benzema and also Lionel Messi who has left PSG and is most likely to join Al-Hilal to compete against Cristiano Ronaldo. Lionel Messi can also join Barcelona, as hinted by Xavi in latest press conference.
Karim Benzema will surely look to challenge the odds in Saudi Arabia and compete against talented players as the league looks to gain more importance ahead of important 2030 World Cup bid which is being lead by the country. It will be worth seeing how he performs at his next club, after enjoying a really successful career at Real Madrid.
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