The player and the young player of the 2021–2022 season have been named and confirmed by the organization that governs club football, UEFA.
Karim Benzema, who played a major role in Real Madrid’s victory in the Champions League, was named the season’s top player in 2021–2022.
The 2021–2022 champions league season saw Benzema set a personal best with 15 goals for Real Madrid, becoming him the competition’s leading scorer.
The champions league championship game between Real Madrid and Liverpool featured the winning goal by Vinicius Jr., who was named the UEFA young player of the season. In the competition, he also had 4 goals and 6 assists.