Real Madrid announce that Karim Benzema is leaving the club this summer after agreeing to end his ‘unforgettable’ 14-year spell…
- Real Madrid have confirmed that Karim Benzema will leave the club this summer
- Statement calling Benzema a “fundamental player in this golden age of our history”
- The 35-year-old leaves as Los Blancos’ second-highest goalscorer of all time
Karim Benzema will leave Real Madrid this summer after 14 years in the Spanish capital to join Saudi side Al-Ittihad.
The 35-year-old’s departure was confirmed on Sunday by a official statement on the club website who called the striker a “fundamental player in this golden age of our history”.
Benzema has made over 600 appearances in all competitions for Los Blancos and is the club’s second-highest goalscorer of all time, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo.
Karim Benzema leaves Real Madrid after 14 brilliant years with the Spanish club