Forward Karim Benzema came in fifth on the list of top scorers in the history of Real Madrid, according to the website of the football club.
On Thursday, Benzema made a double in the winning match of the championship of Spain with “Valencia” (3: 0). On account of the 32-year-old Frenchman now 243 goals in 503 meetings. He overtook the Hungarian Ferenc Puskas, who played for Real Madrid in 1958-1966 and scored 242 goals.
“I could not imagine something like that, I am very happy. I hope that I can continue to go up. I am very glad that I play for this club,” said Benzema.
The leader in the list of scorers of “Real” Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored 451 goals. The second is Raul (323), the third is Alfredo Di Stefano (308), the fourth is Santillana (290).
Benzema stands for Real Madrid since 2009. As part of the Madrid club, the striker won the Spanish Championship and the national cup twice, won the UEFA Super Cup three times, and won the Champions League and Club World Cup trophies four times.