Karim Benzema has climbed into the top five of La Liga’s all-time top scorers chart. After scoring two goals as Real Madrid thrashed Elche 4-0 last night,
Benzema’s first goal put him ahead of club legend Raul Gonzalez with 229 goals in La Liga. After overtaking another legend, Alfredo Di Stefano, last month.
The Frenchman has now scored 230 goals, moving up to fifth behind Hugo Sanchez, a Mexican legend who played for Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano. Which netted 234 goals, Athletic Bilbao’s Telmo Zarra 251, Cristiano Ronaldo 311 and Lionel Messi and 474. The UFABET report
“Karim is a player who is not only a striker, he is a complete player, he coordinates well with his team-mates, a player like Rodrigo tonight, he is always available in the box. And he helped us a lot with possession,” Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti said. “
They have won the most league titles in Spain and have a love affair with the Champions League, which they’ve won a record 14 times – twice as much as the next best team.
It’s thus little surprise that some of the greatest players to have ever graced a football pitch put on the famous Real Madrid jersey during their careers, including some incredible goal scorers.
Karim is having a great career, hope he continues, the fans. All Madrid want him at this level
. At 14, he made 627 appearances in all competitions, scoring 337 goals and providing 163 assists.