Karim Benzema Profile Biography 2017/2018 – Any Madridistas would certainly know who Karim Benzema is. Well, for those who don’t really know about him, take a look at Karim Benzema biography then. Born as Karim Mostafa Benzema on 19 December 1987, Benzema began his football career at the age of eight at Bron Terraillon SC, in Lyon, France.
The striker who plays for both French national football team and Real Madrid Football Club is described as “immensely-talented striker” who is “strong and powerful” and “a potent finisher from inside the box”. At the age of nine, after catching attention from the biggest club in Lyon, he inserted in the club’s academy, that is Lyon youth academy. Making his professional debut in the 2004-2005 season, Karim Benzema got the title of the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Ligue 1 Player of the Year after successfully had a breakthrough year scoring over 30 goals whereas Lyon also won its seventh straight league championship.
Karim Benzema also got the league’s top scorer title and was given Bravo Award by an Italian magazine, Guerin Sportivo. Summer 2009 marked Benzema’s transfer from France to Spain as Lyon had reached an agreement with Real Madrid with €35 million (or around $50 million) transfer fee.
Benzema made his Real Madrid debut on July 20 when the club where Cristiano Ronaldo is also playing played against Shamrock Rovers, an Irish club, in a pre-season friendly match. Last summer, Real Madrid has announced that Karim Benzema has renewed another five-year contract that would keep him until 2019.