Karim Benzema

Position: Striker
Team: Real Madrid
Born: December 19, 1987 (age 26)
Hometown: Lyon, France
Height: 6'2''
Nationality: French
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale (C) scores during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) final 'Clasico' football match against FC Barcelona on April 16, 2014
Gareth Bale's inclusion remains in doubt
15:04
Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on March 16, 2014
Report: Real Madrid to move for Luis Suarez
Apr 22, 14:24
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Real Madrid's Welsh striker Gareth Bale after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid vs Real Sociedad on November 9, 2013
Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo both train
Apr 22, 12:13
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring his third goal during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Watford at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on January 25, 2014
Real Madrid to launch summer transfer bid for Sergio Aguero?
Apr 21, 16:35
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates scoring his goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich
Apr 21, 11:33
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid reacts after scoring Real's 2nd goal during the opa del Rey Final between Real Madrid and Barcelona at Estadio Mestalla on April 16, 2014
Result: Late Gareth Bale strike seals Copa del Rey win for Real Madrid
Apr 16, 22:21
Real Madrid's Argentinian midfielder Angel di Maria during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid vs Malaga on October 19, 2013
Half-Time Report: Angel di Maria gives Real Madrid lead in Copa del Rey final
Apr 16, 21:16
Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Xavi scores a penalty during the UEFA Champions League group H football match against Ajax on November 26, 2013
Team News: Barcelona make four changes for Copa del Rey final
Apr 16, 19:48
Real Madrid's midfielder Isco celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg football match Real Madrid FC vs Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 2, 2014
Report: Isco to start against Barcelona
Apr 16, 12:38
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid CF duels for the ball with Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona during the La Liga match on October 26, 2013
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Apr 14, 17:25
Real Madrid's midfielder Isco kicks to score during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid vs Elche at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on February 22, 2014
Match Analysis: Real Madrid 4-0 Almeria
Apr 12, 23:52
Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid CF celebrates after scoring Real's 3rd goal during the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid CF and FC Copenhagen at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 2, 2013
Result: Real Madrid top La Liga table
Apr 12, 22:49
Dortmund's striker Marco Reus celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, second leg football match Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid CF on April 8, 2014
Result: Real Madrid hold on to reach Champions League semi-finals
Apr 8, 21:38
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's first goal against Barcelona in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Karim Benzema praises Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo
Apr 8, 15:29
Real Madrid's midfielder Asier Illarramendi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid CF at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on April 5, 2014
Match Analysis: Real Sociedad 0-4 Real Madrid
Apr 5, 21:40
Real Madrid's midfielder Asier Illarramendi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid CF at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on April 5, 2014
Result: Real Madrid keep title hopes alive
Apr 5, 20:51
Real Madrid's midfielder Asier Illarramendi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Sociedad vs Real Madrid CF at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on April 5, 2014
Half-Time Report: Asier Illarramendi goal gives Real Madrid the lead
Apr 5, 19:48
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates scoring his goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Champions League: The main contenders
Apr 4, 11:07
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale after scoring during the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg football match Real Madrid FC vs Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 2, 2014
Result: Real Madrid too strong for Borussia Dortmund
Apr 2, 21:37
Real Madrid's Welsh forward Gareth Bale after scoring during the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal first leg football match Real Madrid FC vs Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 2, 2014
Half-Time Report: Gareth Bale, Isco give Real Madrid lead
Apr 2, 20:34
Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid celebrates with teammate Gareth Bale after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match against Schalke on March 18, 2014
Team News: Carlo Ancelotti names attacking lineup for Real Madrid
Apr 2, 19:37
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Barcelona in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema: 'These bitches love me'
Apr 2, 12:15
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Real Madrid CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on March 2, 2014
Karim Benzema targets treble
Apr 1, 14:24
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Barcelona in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Karim Benzema wants Paris Saint-Germain in final
Apr 1, 13:19
Gareth Bale of Real Madrid CF celebrates scoring their second goal with teammate Alvaro Arbeloa during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Elche CF at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on February 22, 2014
Result: Real Madrid cruise to victory over Rayo Vallecano
Mar 29, 22:47
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring their first goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on March 9, 2014
Half-Time Report: Cristiano Ronaldo gives Real Madrid slender lead
Mar 29, 21:45
Carlos Arturo Bacca of Sevilla celebrates after scoring during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Sevilla FC at El Madrigal on December 21, 2013
Match Analysis: Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid
Mar 26, 23:55
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC vs Real Madrid CF at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on March 26, 2014
Result: Carlos Bacca brace downs Real Madrid
Mar 26, 22:52
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Sevilla FC vs Real Madrid CF at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on March 26, 2014
Half-Time Report: Real Madrid, Sevilla level at break
Mar 26, 21:54
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Barcelona in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Didier Deschamps delighted with Karim Benzema form
Mar 25, 12:39
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Barcelona in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Karim Benzema: 'Two goals mean nothing'
Mar 24, 15:24
Barcelona'sLionel Messi celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Real Madrid in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Match Analysis: Real Madrid 3-4 Barcelona
Mar 23, 22:40
Barcelona'sLionel Messi celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Real Madrid in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Result: Lionel Messi scores three as Barcelona beat Real Madrid in thriller
Mar 23, 21:54
Real's Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Barcelona in the La Liga match on March 23, 2014
Half-Time Report: Real Madrid and Barcelona level in El Clasico
Mar 23, 20:53
Real's Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Sevilla on October 30, 2013
Team News: Gareth Bale returns to Real Madrid side for El Clasico
Mar 23, 19:37
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi vies with Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Spanish league Clasico football match on October 26, 2013
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 3-4 Barcelona - as it happened
Mar 23, 19:00
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Real Madrid CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on March 2, 2014
Report: Karim Benzema to return for Clasico
Mar 22, 13:48
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Real Madrid CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on March 2, 2014
Report: Karim Benzema fit for Clasico
Mar 19, 15:16
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring their first goal during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on March 9, 2014
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Schalke 04
Mar 17, 18:58
Real Madrid's French forward Karim Benzema celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Real Madrid CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on March 2, 2014
Carlo Ancelotti hopeful over Karim Benzema
Mar 17, 13:57
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Tables
TeamPGDPTS
1Atletico Madrid345285
2Barcelona346681
3Real Madrid336279
4Athletic Bilbao342262
5Sevilla341859
6Real Sociedad34754
7Villarreal341252
8Valencia34045
9Espanyol34-641
10Malaga34-641
11Levante34-1141
12Celta Vigo34-1140
13Rayo Vallecano34-2940
14Granada34-2037
15Elche34-1935
16Osasuna34-2535
17Real Valladolid33-1832
18Getafe34-2232
19Almeria34-3230
20Real Betis34-4022