Karim Benzema opened the scoring in the Clasico with a magnificent madjer. A nod to his Algerian origins.
Karim Benzema made the powder speak this Saturday during the second Clasico of the season. In the 13th minute of the game, it was he who gave his team the advantage with a magnificent achievement.
In conclusion of an action that he himself had initiated and the reception of a service halfway up from Lucas Vazquez from the right, the center forward Merengue made the difference of a sublime madjer. A heel in the middle of the race and which was a feast for the eyes. The ball ended up in the back and Marc-André Ter Stegen couldn’t do anything instantly.
– beIN SPORTS (@beinsports_FR) April 10, 2021
“A goal for eternity”
KB9 has shown that big events inspire him and that he also knows how to put on a show. After his masterpiece, he was acclaimed on social networks. His former agent Karim Djaziri paid tribute to him, also praising the fact that he did honor to a former Algerian star. “A Madjer in a Clasico for Benzema for eternity”, he wrote, adding the hashtag DZ.
– Karim Djaziri (@KDjaziri) April 10, 2021
This achievement is set to remain in the annals, just like the flip-flap he achieved a few years ago against Atlético Madrid in the Champions League semi-final. This time, there was also the decisive gesture at the end. On the web, we have already had fun highlighting this goal, like this Russian site (Sports.ru) which pleaded for the photograph of this goal to end up framed and in the Prado museum.
Уже завтра на выставке в Прадо 🤩 pic.twitter.com/7exSKS4KeP
– Sports.ru (@sportsru) April 10, 2021
His first goal in Clasico in five years
The last time Benzema scored from a heel was in January 2016 against Deportivo La Coruna. We will also underline that it was also the year when he had found for the last time the way of the opposing nets in a Clasico.
Note that with his goal of the day, the former Lyonnais is now seven games in a row with at least one successful achievement in the Spanish league. In total, he slammed 19 pawns in La Liga in 2020/2021.