In addition to having established himself as the best striker in Real Madrid and La Liga, Karim Benzema is unifying in the Madrid locker room.
Author of five goals and four assists in four games, Karim Benzema still asserts itself as the leader of Real Madrid expected this season. These impressive performances come on top of that of his Brazilian colleague Vinicius. The 21-year-old striker is already having his best season with as many goals scored as matches played (4). The victory against Celta Vigo (5-2), Sunday night, reflects this state of form. A meeting during which the French saw triple and the Brazilian contributed two goals. The first scored by himself, the second by causing a penalty converted by « KB9 ».
After this success, Karim Benzema praised his young teammate at the microphone of Movistar LaLiga: “It’s a phenomenon. He is young and I really enjoy talking to him. He has shown he can play for this team. » He then congratulated his compatriot Camavinga, who for his first game achieved a remarkable performance rewarded with a goal.
Benzema buries the tensions of the past
The French international took advantage of this media exposure to play the federators. As a reminder, Benzema did not accept Vinicius Junior’s lack of altruism during a Champions League match against Borussia Mönchengladbach last season. Cameras had caught him in particular demanding to Ferland mendy that he no longer makes the pass to the Brazilian present on his left lane: » Brother, don’t play with him. He does anything, he plays against us, thundered Benzema. This episode now seems to be behind the two teammates who form with Eden Hazard, one of the most dangerous attacking trios in Europe.