One Last Offering from King Benzema…

KOMPAS.comKarim Benzema emerged as the savior of Madrid in his farewell game. Benzema’s goal sealed the match Madrid vs Bilbao ending 1-1.

The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium became the stage for the duel in week 38 of LaLiga 2022-2023 between Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao, Sunday (4/6/2023), which was also Karim Benzema’s farewell party.

The visitors Bilbao took the lead thanks to Oihan Sancet’s goal (49′). Madrid then replied via Karim Benzema’s penalty shot (72′).

Even though Madrid failed to win, at least Benzema could give a beautiful farewell gift to the Bernabeu public through scoring a goal.

Yes, a few hours before the start of the Madrid vs Bilbao party, Benzema announced that he would leave at the end of the 2022-2023 season.

The French striker will soon end a trophy-laden 14-year career with Real Madrid. Benzema will leave with the status of the Madrid player with the most trophies won.

Benzema shares the status of the “king of trophies” with Marcelo, who also won 25 trophies during his time in the white uniform of Madrid.

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At the start of the Madrid vs Bilbao match, the Santiago Bernabeu public was quite worried.

Madrid fans who hope to witness Benzema’s series of goals actually see goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois rushing to save the goal more often than not.

The first serious threat to Madrid appeared in the 10th minute, when Mikel Vesga had the opportunity to kick from the 12th point.