Social Media Raves About Karim Benzema After Heroics Against Sevilla

Social Media Raves About Karim Benzema After Heroics Against Sevilla

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  • Karim Benzema continued his rich vein of form this season with his 15th goal in his last ten games for Real Madrid coming against Sevilla
  • The French forward ensured Real Madrid left the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán with all three points despite going down by two-nil at half time
  • His fine goal scoring form this season left football fans raving about his quality while hinting that the Ballon d'Or award should be handed over to him

Social media users were left drooling about the sheer brilliance of red-hot Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema.

The French forward is enjoying a remarkable if not an extraordinary campaign as he continues to single-handedly drag Real Madrid to domestic and continental success.

Benzema built on his mid-week extra-time winning goal against Chelsea as the 34-year-old came up clutch for Madrid once again this time against Sevilla in the La Liga.

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Karim Benzema scored a last-gasp winner for Real Madrid as the Los Blancos staged a dramatic comeback win over Sevilla. Photo credit: @realmadrid
Source: Twitter

Sevilla took a two-nil lead before halftime, goals from former Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic and Erik Lamela put the Rojiblancos in pole position to claim all three points.

However, an inspired second-half performance from Madrid ensured they clawed back to pick a vital win in the race for the Spanish La Liga title.

And it came as no surprise as talisman Karim Benzema took matters into his hands to seal the win in the dying embers of the game after Rodrygo and Nacho Fernandez had leveled the score at 2-2 with minutes to end the game.

After the game, social media users showered praises on the Ballon d'Or hopeful.

Below are the comments from some social media users:

Ronaldo backs Benzema for Ballon d'Or award

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that three-time FIFA World Footballer of the Year Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima has tipped in-form Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema as the favorite for the 2022 Ballon d'Or award.

Ronaldo, a multiple winner of the accolade, reckons Benzema's form makes him best placed to win the Ballon d'Or award in a season most contenders have failed to match the performance of the Madrid talisman.

Benzema has been in red-hot form this season literally dragging the Los Blancos to La Liga and UEFA Champions League success with his superlative displays and most especially priceless goals.'