Karim Benzema, the new forward of Al-Ittihad, the Saudi Pro League champion. opened in front of about 60,000 football fans who came to welcome the star players who used to play for Real Madrid and confirmed that they did not come because of money but because they are Muslims as well
French striker Karim Benzema It officially opened in front of 60,000 fans inside the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium after joining Saudi Pro League side Al-Ittihad. On Tuesday, June 6, the past. Along with becoming the second superstar to move to the Middle East, following former Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, who joined Al-Nasser earlier this year. year
The 35-year-old star, wearing the number nine shirt, entered the field. In the midst of the cheers welcoming the arrival of the famous star Along with bringing the Ballon d’Or award that he received to show football fans to see as well After that, the former White King spearhead , who signed a 3-year contract worth 258 million pounds or about 11,100 million baht, revealed that moving to Saudi Arabia Inspired by his Islam It’s not a lot of money at all.
“Because I am a Muslim and this is a Muslim country. I’ve always wanted to be here, I’ve been to Saudi Arabia and I feel good about this country,” Benzema said. “For me, this is where I want to be. I hope with my new club. What I can bring is my football playing. And most importantly, can lead the team to win championships. It’s a new role and I want to continue to develop the ยูฟ่าเบท club. It’s a club full of passion.”
In addition to Benzema , fellow countryman midfielder N’Golo Kante is preparing to launch with Saudi Arabian League Championship in the next few days After agreeing to move from Chelsea due to the expiration of the football contract and not thinking of renewing a new contract in the Stamford Bridge area , according to reports from the famous Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano
The 32-year-old footballer passed a medical examination in London. and will sign a two-year contract With the option to extend for another season, according to reports, will receive a wage of approximately 100 million euros, or about 3,700 million baht per season, including royalties. and various sponsors As a result, he will be the second famous footballer in a week to move to the oil millionaire league.