France international and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema was declared the winner of the Player Of The Season award for his outstanding performance in the competition. On Saturday, May 28th, 2022, the Galacticos defeated Liverpool 1-0 in the competition’s final game in Paris.
In the UEFA Champions League, Benzema scored 15 goals, with 10 of them coming in the knockout stages. He scored a hat-trick against PSG, four goals against Chelsea, and three goals against Man City.
In the all-time European Cup goals leaderboard, he is tied for third place with Robert Lewandowski. Vinicius Junior, Benzema’s teammate, was named the competition’s Best Young Player as well.