Karim Benzema Seals Mega-Money Move to Al-Ittihad After Real Madrid Exit

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Benzema’s New Chapter in Saudi Arabia

Karim Benzema, the French football legend, has completed his move to Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad after leaving Real Madrid. The 35-year-old striker, who spent 14 years with Real Madrid, has signed a deal with Al-Ittihad until 2026. According to reports, Benzema will earn around €200 million per year at his new club.

Benzema’s Legacy at Real Madrid

During his tenure at Real Madrid, Benzema won five Champions League titles, five Club World Cups, four LaLiga titles, four UEFA Supercups, three Copas del Rey, and three Spanish Super Cups. He also left as the second top scorer in the club’s history, netting 354 goals across all competitions. His departure as a free agent came amid widespread reports of a move to Saudi Arabia, which has now been confirmed.

Benzema vs Ronaldo: A New Rivalry

Interestingly, Benzema’s move to Al-Ittihad sets the stage for a head-to-head clash with former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo next season. This new rivalry is sure to add an extra layer of excitement to the upcoming football season.

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As Benzema embarks on this new journey with Al-Ittihad, fans and pundits alike will be watching closely to see how the French striker adapts to his new club and how his presence will impact the dynamics of Saudi Arabian football.