UEFA Champions League Winner Karim Benzema Given Heroes Welcome By France Teammates; Video

UEFA Champions League Winner Karim Benzema Given Heroes Welcome By France Teammates; Video

Lukman Mumuni
  • Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has been given a heroes welcome following his arrival at the France national team camp
  • The red-hot forward was warmly received by his teammates as the French national team prepares for the Nations League
  • Karim Benzema finished the season as the top scorer in the UEFA Champions League as the Spanish giants were crowned champions

Karim Benzema was warmly received by his France teammates following his arrival in camp after his UEFA Champions League success.

The French forward starred as Real Madrid won their 14th UEFA Champions League after beating Liverpool in the final on Saturday.

In a video posted on Twitter, the 34-year-old was celebrated by his teammates as they congratulated him for his success.

Karim Benzema, France, UEFA Champions League, Nations League
Karim Benzema has been given a warm reception by his France teammates after his Champions League triumph. Credit: @brfootball @equipedefrance
Source: Twitter

Benzema ended the UEFA Champions League as top scorer, winning his fifth title in the competition.

The former Olympique Lyonnais striker joins his France teammates for the upcoming European Nations League.

France will play Denmark, Austria and Croatia in the international break, which will serve as preparations for the World Cup.

Fans show Karim Benzema love after UEFA Champions League triumph

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that this season's Ballon d'Or award appears to be a one-horse race, with many clamoring for Real Madrid's Karim Benzema.

Top football icons, both past and current active players, have backed the Frenchman to succeed Lionel Messi as this year's winner of the Ballon d'Or.

In a post on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, hundreds of fans took to the streets to chant Benzema's name for this year's Ballon d'Or award.

Real Madrid players given heroes welcome after Champions League triumph

Real Madrid fans gave their players a heroic welcome on Sunday as they flooded the streets of the Spanish capital to celebrate their 14th European glory.

The Spanish giants defeated Liverpool 1-0 in the final of the UEFA Champions League at the Stade de France on Saturday. Vinicius Jr's 58th minute strike made the difference.

In photos shared on social media, thousands of fans greeted the players while the team paraded the trophies won this season.