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Benzema crowned Pichichi of LaLiga 2021-22

NEWS STORY. 22/05/2022

With 27 goals, the Frenchman is the league's leading marksman for the first time.

The 2021-22 LaLiga campaign has come to an end with Karim Benzema as the top goalscorer. The madridista forward gets his hands on the Pichichi Trophy for the first time in his career, after bagging 27 goals this term. The Frenchman tops the list ahead of Aspas (18 goals), Vini Jr. (17) and De Tomás (17). This season, Benzema has enjoyed his most prolific campaign, hitting 44 goals across all competition and he's also the Champions League top scorer with 15.

Thanks to his incredible feats this year, Benzema became Real Madrid's second all-time top scorer, drawing level with Raúl. Both sit on 323 and behind only Cristiano Ronaldo (451).

Madridista Pichichis
With the latest addition of Benzema, some fourteen madridistas have now won the Pichichi Trophy: Olivares, Pahíño, Di Stéfano (5 times), Puskas (4), Amancio (2), Juanito, Hugo Sánchez (4), Butragueño, Zamorano, Raúl (2), Ronaldo, Van Nistelrooy, Cristiano Ronaldo (3) and Benzema.

Video.Benzema crowned Pichichi of LaLiga 2021-22

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