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Karim Benzema

Born: December 19, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 6'1.5" (187cm)

Hometown: Lyon, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Striker
Team: Real Madrid (no. 9)
Karim Benzema for Real Madrid on November 26, 2014
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Career History
Youth1996-2005Lyon
Senior2005-2009Lyon
2009-Real Madrid
International2007-France
Sports Mole has 1,742 articles about Karim Benzema. Articles 1 to 40:
Cristiano Ronaldo scores from the spot during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Report: Cristiano Ronaldo to cost Juventus £300m
A report claims that Juventus have put together a £300m package to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, with the transfer officially going through on Tuesday.
Jul 10, 17:42
Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal during his side's World Cup Group B clash against Morocco on June 20, 2018
Real Madrid 'to swap Cristiano Ronaldo with Romelu Lukaku'
Cristiano Ronaldo may be on his way back to Manchester United this summer as Real Madrid are reportedly willing to use him in an exchange deal with Romelu Lukaku.
Jun 29, 10:23
Loris Karius in action for Liverpool on February 24, 2018
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius suffered concussion during Champions League final
Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in the United States confirm that Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius suffered a concussion in the Champions League final.
Jun 4, 20:25
Loris Karius in action for Liverpool on February 24, 2018
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius 'undergoes scan to check for concussion'
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius reportedly undergoes a scan to check for concussion during a holiday in the United States.
Jun 4, 18:05
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates scoring their first goal in the Champions League final against Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Karim Benzema: 'Champions League final goal was not lucky'
Karim Benzema insists that his goal against Liverpool in Real Madrid's recent Champions League final win was not a fluke.
Jun 4, 17:30
Loris Karius in tears after the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018
Andrew Robertson refuses to blame Loris Karius for mistakes
Liverpool full-back Andrew Robertson backs Loris Karius to learn from his Champions League final mistakes and become a "top, top keeper".
May 28, 20:24
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Report: Real Madrid demanding £80m for wantaway Gareth Bale
A report claims that Manchester United can land long-term target Gareth Bale from Real Madrid if they meet his £80m price tag.
May 27, 22:48
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Dejan Lovren absolves Loris Karius of blame for Champions League final howlers
Dejan Lovren vows to "come back even stronger" next season after attempting to absolve Loris Karius of any blame for Liverpool's 3-1 loss to Real Madrid.
May 27, 21:19
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Loris Karius: 'I haven't really slept since the Champions League final'
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius apologises on Instagram for his blunders in the Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday night.
May 27, 18:55
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Jurgen Klopp: 'Loris Karius must deal with mistakes'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp offers Loris Karius his sympathy following the goalkeeper's two costly errors in the Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid.
May 27, 15:42
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Mark Lawrenson: 'No way back for Loris Karius'
Former Liverpool defender Mark Lawrenson claims that Loris Karius can no longer have a future at the club following his mistakes in the Champions League final.
May 27, 13:28
Loris Karius apologises following Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final
Loris Karius: 'I lost Liverpool the game'
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius speaks out on his two errors in the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday night.
May 27, 10:46
Liverpool's players look dejected after conceding a goal in the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson: "We were not good enough on the night"
Jordan Henderson admits that Real Madrid "deserved to win" Saturday's Champions League final clash in Kiev, as Liverpool made too many errors.
May 26, 22:34
Liverpool's players look dejected after conceding a goal in the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Result: Gareth Bale brace wins third successive Champions League for Real Madrid
Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 in the 2018 Champions League final at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, courtesy of a brace from substitute Gareth Bale.
May 26, 21:40
Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Real Madrid ahead of the Champions League final
Team News: Gareth Bale on Real Madrid bench against Liverpool
Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Isco have been selected to provide the Real Madrid attacking threat in tonight's Champions League final against Liverpool.
May 26, 18:35
Injured Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah leaves the field during the Champions League final against Real Madrid
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Liverpool, as Los Blancos won the Champions League for a third year running.
May 26, 18:00
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane to start Gareth Bale in Champions League final?
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane decides to hand Gareth Bale a start in the Champions League final against Liverpool in Kiev, according to a report in the press.
May 26, 17:00
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Ryan Giggs: 'Gareth Bale has to start Champions League final'
Ryan Giggs insists that Gareth Bale will 'make a difference' if he is handed a starting spot for Real Madrid in their meeting with Liverpool on Saturday evening.
May 25, 17:51
Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the fourth during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Combined XI: Real Madrid vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole picks a combined XI from those expected to be available for this weekend's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.
May 25, 14:42
Isco in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
How Real Madrid could line up against Liverpool
Sports Mole predicts the starting lineup that Zinedine Zidane will name for Real Madrid's Champions League final meeting with Liverpool.
May 25, 14:41
Isco in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Real Madrid midfielder Isco not interested in Premier League move
Isco believes that his decision to reject "serious offers" from Premier League clubs has been justified due to the number of major honours won at Real Madrid.
May 25, 11:40
Karim Benzema in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Carlo Ancelotti 'wants Karim Benzema at Napoli'
New Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti wants to bring Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema to Italy this summer, according to a report.
May 24, 22:15
Jurgen Klopp in action during the Champions League quarter-final game between Liverpool and Manchester City on April 4, 2018
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the 2017-18 Champions League final as holders Real Madrid take on Liverpool in Kiev.
May 24, 18:32
Sergio Ramos embraces Cristiano Ronaldo during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Vicente del Bosque: 'No Liverpool players make Real Madrid XI'
Former Real Madrid boss Vicente del Bosque insists that no Liverpool players would make it into the Los Blancos XI.
May 22, 14:12
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Zinedine Zidane: 'I am yet to decide starting XI'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane claims that he has still not decided his starting XI for Saturday's Champions League final against Liverpool in Kiev.
May 22, 11:24
Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo have a chat during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Result: Villarreal fight back to draw with Real Madrid
Villarreal come from two goals behind to draw 2-2 with Real Madrid on the final weekend of the 2017-18 La Liga campaign.
May 19, 21:35
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Result: Gareth Bale hits brace in thumping Real Madrid win
Gareth Bale scores twice as Real Madrid record a 6-0 win over Celta Vigo in Saturday night's La Liga clash at the Bernabeu.
May 12, 21:32
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Result: Much-changed Real Madrid made to suffer by Sevilla
Real Madrid score two late goals but are still on the end of a 3-2 loss against Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
May 9, 22:26
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
Result: Barcelona, Real Madrid play out entertaining draw at Camp Nou
Barcelona earn a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid at Camp Nou, despite playing the duration of the second half with 10 men.
May 6, 21:43
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Team News: BBC start El Clasico for Real Madrid
Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale all start for Real Madrid in Sunday's El Clasico with Barcelona at Camp Nou.
May 6, 18:41
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the La Liga action as Barcelona welcome rivals Real Madrid as the sides meet in El Clasico at the Camp Nou.
May 4, 18:51
Karim Benzema in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Karim Benzema's record vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole looks at Karim Benzema's record against Barcelona during his time with Lyon and Real Madrid ahead of Sunday's El Clasico.
May 3, 13:15
Sadio Mane celebrates scoring in the Premier League game between Liverpool and Bournemouth on April 14, 2018
Result: Liverpool book place in Champions League final
Liverpool hold off a second-half fightback from Roma to book their place in the Champions League final despite a 4-2 defeat in the second leg at the Stadio Olimpico.
May 2, 21:44
Sven Ulreich in action for Bayern Munich in October 2015
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich apologises for mistake against Real Madrid
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich apologises for his error which led to Real Madrid's second goal in their 2-2 draw in the Champions League semi-final second leg.
May 2, 19:51
Karim Benzema in action for Real Madrid in October 2017
Result: Real Madrid survive Bayern Munich scare to reach Champions League final
Two goals from Karim Benzema help fire Real Madrid into a third consecutive Champions League final courtesy of a 4-3 aggregate victory over Bayern Munich.
May 1, 21:42
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Team News: Mateo Kovacic preferred to Casemiro as Real Madrid welcome Bayern Munich
Mateo Kovacic is a surprise inclusion for Real Madrid as they welcome Bayern Munich to the Bernabeu for the second leg of their Champions League semi-final.
May 1, 18:48
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 2-2 Bayern Munich (Madrid win 4-3 on aggregate) - as it happened
Relive the 2-2 draw between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich as Madrid hold off a fightback at the Bernabeu to progress through to a third straight Champions League final.
May 1, 18:45
Gareth Bale in action for Real Madrid in September 2017
How Real Madrid could line up against Bayern Munich
Ahead of the Champions League semi-final second leg between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, Sports Mole looks at how the hosts could line up at the Bernabeu.
May 1, 11:29
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane at the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on May 28,.2016
Zinedine Zidane rules out Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema sales
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane rules out the possibility of either Gareth Bale or Karim Benzema leaving the club this summer, despite speculation over their futures.
Apr 30, 13:52
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Real Madrid 'to offer Liverpool Lucas Vazquez in Mohamed Salah deal'
Real Madrid are reportedly considering using Lucas Vazquez as a makeweight in any potential approach for Liverpool's free-scoring winger Mohamed Salah.
Apr 30, 09:09

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720

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