Karim Benzema, a star player for Real Madrid, beat out 29 other candidates to win the 2022 Ballon D’or award. He did a great job for both his club and his country.
Since the beginning of last season, the former star of Olympique Lyon football club has been great for Real Madrid football club, and the club has won a lot of trophies with him.
Karim Benzema was banned from the France national team for many years, but he was able to come back last season and help the team win the UEFA Nations League.
Last season, the attacker helped Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League. He also helped Real Madrid win the La Liga Santander, the UEFA Super Cup, and the Spanish Super Cup.
Benzema was nominated for the Ballon D’or award along with Robert Lewandowski, Sadio Mane, Thibaut Courtois, Kevin De Bruyne, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sebastien Haller, etc., and he beat out the other nominees to win the award.
Karim Benzema had already won four UEFA Champions League titles with Real Madrid before last season. He won his fifth UCL title after Real Madrid beat Liverpool Football Club of England 1-0 in the final, which was a hard-fought game.