Karim Benzema is voted UEFA’s best player of the year.

Real Madrid captain Karim Benzema has been named European Player of the Year. Winner of La Liga, the Champions League, the European Super Cup among others, the French striker is acclaimed for the UEFA best player trophy. “I’m really happy and proud of my journey,” he said after receiving his trophy. Karim Benzema also remains in the running for the Ballon d’Or 2022.