The 2022 Ballon d'Or winner, Karim Benzema has been named Best Player Abroad for the fourth time in a row during the France Football Awards and reportedly the Real Madrid striker has received a lucrative offer over transfer to Saudi Arabia. Reportedly, the Saudi Arabian government has made an offer to Benzema which will allow the French star to choose his club in the country.
While Real Madrid were unable to defend their UEFA Champions League and La Liga titles this season, Los Blancos won the FIFA Club World Cup, Copa del Rey, and UEFA Super Cup to end their season on a high as Karim Benzema is their leading goal scorer with 18 goals in the league and 30 goals across all competitions.
Amid contract renewal with Real Madrid, reports have emerged that Saudi Arabia has shown their interest to bring Karim Benzema into the country as the Middle East country has offered over $400 million for two seasons to the five-time UCL winner. Apart from the reports, Benzema's close friend and Mohamed Henni, a French-Algerian YouTuber, has appeared in a video confirming Benzema's departure from the Santiago Bernabeu.
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Apart from the mega 400 million euros offer for two years, the lucrative offer also includes the freedom to pick the club and Benzema will have the opportunity to become an Ambassador of the 2030 World Cup, according to Spanish media. Benzema will join his former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Al-Nassr, in Saudi Arabia while reports have emerged that the Portuguese legend's Saudi club's rivals Al-Hilal have also made a lucrative offer for the Qatar World Cup winner, Lionel Messi.