‘Benzema, I grew up thanks to you.’
Teammate and junior Vinicius Junior (24. Brazil) left a message of thanks to Karim Benzema (France), who is parting from Real Madrid.먹튀검증
On the 4th (hereinafter Korean time), Vinicius posted a photo with Benzema on his personal social media and said, “I always learned from you. When the shy boy arrived in Madrid in 2018, he was the first to say hello. I will never forget it,’ he wrote.
Vinicius, who joined Real Madrid in the 2018-2019 season from Flamengo, won 2 La Liga titles (2019-2020, 2021-2022), 1 Copa del Rey (2022-2023) and 2 Super Cups (2019-2020) with Benzema. 2021 ~ 2022) Champions League 1 times (2021 ~ 2022), etc. I won all major competitions and made memories.
Although he went through an early adjustment period in his debut, he scored 17 goals (10 assists) in La Liga alone last season and scored 10 goals (9 assists) this season as well.
Having played 14 seasons at Real Madrid, scoring 353 goals in 647 official matches and winning 25 trophies, Benzema’s contract expires at the end of this month. Initially, an extension contract with Real Madrid was likely, but Saudi Arabia’s Al Ittihad, which has huge capital, offered a two-year contract and an annual salary of 200 million euros.
In the end, Real Madrid issued a statement that day and announced the separation, saying, “Captain Benzema has agreed to end a splendid and unforgettable time as a Madrid player.” Benzema is known to be a strong candidate for Al Ittihad.
Vinicius, who spent five seasons with him at Real Madrid, blessed his senior’s path with his sincere writing. He said, ‘I grew up because of you. We won titles in Spain, Europe and World together. I was able to applaud with pride for his Ballon d’Or (winning in 2022),’ he emphasized, ‘the time so far is an unforgettable memory.’