Quite unsurprisingly, Karim Benzema has gained the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League Player of the Season award.
The ahead was in career-best type final season, scoring 15 targets and grabbing two assists as he impressed Real Madrid to their 14th UEFA Champions League triumph.
Benzema’s finest performances of the match got here towards Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City as his targets introduced Los Blancos again from the brink of elimination to progress by means of the match.
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By scoring 15 targets within the competitors final season, Benz turned the joint third (with Robert Lewandowski) prime scorer in UEFA Champions League historical past, scoring 86 targets in Europe’s premier competitors.
The France worldwide was not the one Real Madrid participant to choose up an award on Wednesday night time as his team-mate Vinicius Junior additionally scooped the UEFA Champions League Young Player of the Season award.
Vinicius loved a breakout marketing campaign in 2021/22, scoring 22 targets in competitions, 4 of which got here within the Champions League.