Karim Benzema has become Real Madrid ‘s fifth-best goal scorer ever, following his brace against Valencia on Thursday. The Frenchman has now scored 243 targets in the Whites’ shirt. That is one goal more than Ferenc Puskas, the legend of the club.
After the break, Real Madrid proceeded to score three times. They had a decent first half and beat Valencia 3-0 effortlessly. Other than Benzema Marco Asensio has his name on the scoresheet.
Karim Benzema in Real Madrid pullover keeps on making history. The Frenchman has scored 243 goals in his 503 matches as a Real Madrid player, with his brace against Valencia. That’s in excess of 242 goals for Puskas, making him the fifth-most noteworthy scorer in history at the club. The following challenge for Benzema is to pass another legend in Madrid: Santillana who scored 290 goals. Di Stefano, Raul, and Cristiano Ronaldo are in the top three, having scored 308, 323, and 451 goals separately.
In reaching this figure, the striker communicated his satisfaction: “I didn’t imagine anything like this, I am happy. I’ve been working for quite a while now and I’ve always placed it in to keep on improving. I trust I can carry on. I’m exceptionally pleased to play for this club. It wasn’t an easy game because of the opposition that made it hard, yet we won and didn’t surrender. It’s important because Valencia is an extremely solid team. Everything happened rapidly for the subsequent goal. It was a Marco cross, I control it, I shot with the left foot and it went in. It looks easy yet you have to do everything so rapidly.”