Benzema is already the history of Real Madrid. Last night, the French striker made his official debut with his new team, Al-Ittihad, in the match of the first day of the Arab Clubs Championship, in an international competition against Esperance from Tunisia. In that same match, his compatriot Kanté also made his debut. The Frenchman seems to have taken Madrid’s DNA to Arabia, as his team ended up coming back from the matchbeing him one of the main culprits of the victory.
The Saudi Arabian team won 1-2, thanks to a great goal from Benzema that served to turn the game around, but before giving an assist to Abderrazak Hamdallah, to achieve the tie. After the meeting, The Frenchman uploaded a post to Instagram, celebrating his team’s victory and his former teammates were quick to react. Vinicius answered him assuring that he was the best. Tchouameni responded by saying that he is a different player. David Alaba or Marcelo also remembered their ex-partner.
Benzema showed in the first game with Al-Ittihad that he will be a differential for his team and that he will bring joy to his fans. From Madrid, his former teammates took it upon themselves to show that they do not forget the Frenchman and despite his departure they continue to recognize his quality and the friendship that the former Real Madrid captain left in the white locker room.