Karim Benzema Picks First Pichichi Trophy As Real Madrid Star Bags 3 Awards in One Night

Karim Benzema Picks First Pichichi Trophy As Real Madrid Star Bags 3 Awards in One Night

  • Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has admitted he is hungry for more goals after picking up his first Pichichi award in Spain
  • Benzema helped Real Madrid win the La Liga title for the 35th time, netting 44 goals in all competitions last season for Los Blancos
  • The France forward is expected to return for Real Madrid this weekend, after being sidelined with injury for the last few games

Karim Benzema was the star of the Marca 2022 award show in Spain, as the Real Madrid forward bagged a total of 3 individual gongs in one night.

The 34-year-old French forward scored a total of 44 goals for Los Blancos last season, helping the Spanish giants to lift the La Liga and UEFA Champions League trophies.

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Karim Benzema won 3 awards in one night at Marca 2022 including his first Pichichi award. Photo by AFP7
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According to Realmadrid.com, Benzema was presented with the Pichichi Trophy as the leading scorer of the last La Liga campaign, which saw him net 27 goals in 32 games.

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The France forward was also the winner of the Alfredo Di Stéfano Trophy for the best player in LaLiga 2021-22, plus the MVP Trophy as the fans' favourite player.

Benzema is expected to return to action for Real Madrid this weekend after being sidelined with injury for the last few weeks.

Benzema wants to score more goals this season

Karim Benzema has acknowledged that he was honoured to be recognized for his efforts after winning 3 awards in one night at the Marca 2022 award show, Daily Mail reports.

The Real Madrid forward quickly added that he is eager to keep on scoring, as he pursues even bigger successes with Los Blancos after a delightful 2021/22 campaign.

Benzema has set himself a target of winning the La Liga title again and also finishing as the league’s top scorer in the 2022/23 season.

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Karim Benzema’s recovery process intensifies

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid supporters are sweating over the fitness of star forward Karim Benzema.

The French attacked limped off during Madrid's game against Celtic at the beginning of the month and has not featured for the side since.

With La Liga resuming this weekend, Los Blancos fans are desperate for an update on Benzema's recovery.

Source: SportsBrief.com