Karim Benzema took advantage of the match against Valencia to join a very closed circle.
Karim Benzema took care of his statistics on Sunday against Valencia. All his statistics. Not content with a decisive pass and goal in just two minutes at the very end of the match, allowing Real to win 2-1 at Mestella, the Frenchman also crossed a symbolic milestone.
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The former Lyonnais indeed played, on Sunday, his 500th game in the league with 388 La Liga games with the Real Madrid and 112 in Ligue 1 with theOlympique Lyonnais.
He is only the third French player to reach this bar in the 21st century after Hugo Lloris and Florent Balmont, respectively 521 and 513 games on the clock. All times combined, he is the 28th French player to cross this bar.
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