Raised in the the Factory and recently promoted to Juvenil A, he is a versatile midfielder who can play in the centre or on either side. He can favour both legs and stands out for his intelligence and intensity. He has an excellent kick.
Christian Benavente joined Real Madrid in 2002 and has come through most of the junior categories. Now he's making the leap to Castilla. His mother, Magali, played in the Peruvian national volleyball team and his father, Agustín, in the Second Division of indoor football.