Karim Benzema, a former player for Real Madrid, is said to have agreed to a two-year contract with Saudi Arabian club At Ittihad.
After playing his final game as a Real Madrid player on Sunday, June 4th, 2023, the Frenchman signed a contract worth €400 million per year. Fabrizio Romano, a transfer news expert, confirmed the story on the company’s official Twitter account.
Benzema departs Real Madrid as a legend, having scored the club’s second-most goals in both the League and the European Cup. He is also the fourth-highest goalscorer in UEFA Champions League history.
Benzema joined Real Madrid in 2009 and has been a vital part of the club’s recent success, winning 25 titles in fourteen seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu, including five European Cups, five Club World Cups, four European Super Cups, four Leagues, three Copas del Rey, and four Spanish Super Cups.
🚨🇸🇦 Karim Benzema has signed main part of docs to become new Al Ittihad player joining the Saudi league — here we go!
Understand contract will be valid until 2025 but will also include option for further season.
Karim will say goodbye to Madrid fans then travel to Saudi. pic.twitter.com/OCzwszv2OL
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 5, 2023