Benzema hungry for extra after Madrid milestone



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08 Nov 2018, 10:29 IST
Actual Madrid ahead Karim Benzema

Actual Madrid ahead Karim Benzema believes his performances are misunderstood as he vowed to proceed to “rewrite the historical past books”.

Benzema, 30, scored his 200th and 201st targets for Madrid with a brace in his workforce’s 5-Zero thrashing of Viktoria Plzen within the Champions League on Wednesday.

The much-maligned Frenchman now has 9 targets in 17 video games this season, together with three within the Champions League.

Benzema feels his efforts are generally misunderstood, saying he wished to proceed contributing in a number of methods for Madrid.

“I play soccer to rewrite the historical past books and generally folks do not perceive what I do out on the pitch,” he mentioned, through the membership’s web site.

“I am there to assist my team-mates and provides my all. I generally rating and different instances I do not. However the essential factor is that we win silverware.

“I am 30 now and that is at all times been the case. I am very happy with my targets, it is a large tally and that offers me the boldness to go on and rating extra. Nevertheless, it is not simply all in regards to the targets, you have to be a superb footballer to be a superb striker.

“After I take to the pitch I wish to rating targets, however am additionally eager to supply assists, defend, assault… do the job {that a} ahead does.”

The win was Madrid’s third straight since caretaker coach Santiago Solari changed Julen Lopetegui on the helm.

Benzema mentioned Solari, whose future stays unclear, had the assist of the gamers.

“Solari was additionally a Actual Madrid participant and he is aware of lots in regards to the sport. The workforce’s fortunes have modified and let’s hope that continues,” he mentioned.

“Why would not we again Solari to the hilt? He is doing a superb job.”

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