Karim Benzema was the best French footballer in 2021. The number 9 celebrated his 302nd goal for Real Madrid against Barcelona on Wednesday night in the semi-finals of the Supercopa de Espana, continuing the fine form he is enjoying with his club .
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This form has been constant throughout 2021 and even earned him a call-up to the France team for Euro 2020.
His form is so impressive that France Football named him the best French footballer of 2021, even ahead of Kylian Mbappé. The latter hailed and celebrated that Benzema won this award, even above himself and N’Golo Kante.
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« I became the number 9 I always wanted to be, » Benzema said in an interview with France Football.
With 23 goals in 26 games since the start of the season, and nine assists as well, Benzema shows no signs of slowing down with Los Blancos, and he could well achieve even more in 2022.