Karim Benzema Officially Joins Saudi Club Ittihad

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) The Peninsula online

Doha, Qatar: Saudi club Ittihad FC announced that French football star Karim Benzema has officially joined as a player.

The former real madrid captain, who was crowned the Ballon d'Or winner in 2022, expressed his excitement in Arabic, saying, "I am excited to see you in Jeddah."

Ittihad Saudi Club welcomed Benzema with the caption, "Benzema is here, a new tiger is here. Welcome to Ittihad."

Benzema's contract with Ittihad Saudi Club extends until 2026.

Fabrizio Romano, Italian journalist and football transfer expert, stated that Benzema is projected to make around €200 million per season.

A delegation from the Saudi Club had travelled earlier to Madrid to finalize the deal with the talented striker.

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