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Benzema named best French player abroad

NEWS STORY. 15/05/2022

The UNFP has given this award to the Real Madrid player for the third consecutive time.

Karim Benzema has been named the best French player abroad by the UNFP (the French Professional Footballers' Union). The forward came out ahead of his countrymen Dembele (Barcelona), Theo Hernandez (Milan), Kanté (Chelsea) and Maignan (Milan). Benzema has now won the award three times in a row after collecting it in 2019 and 2021 (in 2020 it was not awarded). In the current campaign, he's scored 44 goals in 44 games and is the top scorer in this season's Champions League and LaLiga.

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