Having dedicated his future to Actual Madrid till 2023, Karim Benzema had the prospect to look again at his biggest achievements and what lies forward for him within the Spanish capital.
Having performed via one of many membership’s golden eras, lifting the Champions League title in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018, it was an apparent place to start out.
“Actual Madrid will all the time maintain being the most effective workforce on this planet, however I feel that within the Champions League period we had been a workforce that I can not say was unbeatable, however successful 4 Champions League is one thing particular,” Benzema informed the membership’s official media channels.
“Profitable as soon as may be very troublesome and we did it thrice in a row, we outlined an period with that workforce and we will outline one other period sooner or later.”
Benzema additionally appeared again to 2009, when he first joined the membership for a payment of 40 million euros from Olympique Lyonnais, regardless of curiosity from a few of Europe’s greatest golf equipment.
“It was a very long time in the past, however I keep in mind it, after all,” Benzema admitted.
“My mother and father and my agent known as me to inform me to go dwelling, I did not need to however after I bought there, I noticed Florentino [Perez].
“This man had introduced Zizou, Ronaldo, the Galacticos… I used to be taking a look at him and I did not say something, he solely requested if I needed to play at Actual Madrid and I stated sure. After I see what I’ve carried out at Actual Madrid now, I really feel very proud.”
Trying in the direction of the longer term, Benzema was optimistic in regards to the return of Carlo Ancelotti, who he additionally labored underneath between 2013 and 2015, scoring 48 objectives in 98 video games within the course of.
“He is a terrific coach, no-one doubts that,” Benzema mirrored on the Italian coach.
“He asks me to play soccer, we discuss earlier than coaching to see how I really feel, to see if I’ve to do one thing else on the pitch. It relies on the connection between the participant and the coach, however I really feel good with him.
It is clear, although, that no matter occurs, Benzema could have a spot in his coronary heart for Actual Madrid after having spent such a very long time with Los Blancos.
“It is the most effective membership on this planet, it is like saying that it is a dream for me and on daily basis I’m fortunate sufficient to have the ability to stay that dream as actuality,” Benzema insisted.
Benzema‘s newest contract will maintain him on the membership till 2023, extending his keep on the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu to 14 years.