The Frenchman scored a sensational goal against the Blues and that has got social media talking
Karim Benzema’s stunning strike in Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final clash against Chelsea has shut down social media.
Christian Pulisic had given the English Premier League side a 14th minute lead at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano after benefitting from an assist from Antonio Ruediger.
However, it was Benzema’s equaliser 15 minutes later that got football fans across the world talking.
Marcelo had belted a dangerous cross to the back post for Casemiro to rise and head across the goal. However, Eder Militao helped it into the path of the awaiting Frenchman, who steered a brilliant effort past a stranded goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.
Below are the reaction that greeted that effort on Twitter.
That Benzema goal isn’t even a chance for most strikers
— Premier League Panel (@PremLeaguePanel) April 27, 2021
— Madrid Zone (@theMadridZone) April 27, 2021
Benzema in the business of constantly reminding us how good he is and why those who constantly downplay him need to open their eyes a bit more.
— Michael Oti Adjei (@OtiAdjei) April 27, 2021
Away goal is HUGE. Before the game I would have taken 1-1, but man we have to be far more clinical going forward… The middle of the park we are running it, but like I said earlier, give Benzema a sniff and you’ll pay the price, it’s Real Madrid. We can do this! COME ON CHELSEA!
— George Benson (@MrGeorgeBenson) April 27, 2021
Karim Benzema is a big game player. 71 Champions League goals now. It’s time people started giving him the respect he deserves. One of the best strikers of this generation. pic.twitter.com/dQ61W91J7N
— RMZZ (@RMBlancoZz) April 27, 2021