Benzema Steps Up for Real Madrid

Published on 24-Sep-2015 by srijan213

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Benzema Steps Up for Real Madrid

Real Madrid is the biggest club in the world and still some of the industry's biggest stars.

And when Cristiano Ronaldo moves away from the spotlight, it merely shines elsewhere. This time, it was Karim Benzema who helped Madrid take a 1-2 decision against Athletic Bilbao.

Real must patting themselves on the back because of a move they didn't make. Yet. They decided Benzema was worth more than Arsenal offered in the summer, and he's just upped his value.

Dude's one of the few remaining species of poachers in football. And here's why:

That's as poachy as it can get from a striker.

Clearly, the 'keeper's averse to the concept.

After Athletic equalized, Benzema virtually stepped into Ronaldo’s shoes and scored an easy tap in:

He literally stole the spotlight with this goal.

And with the trois points safely secured, Real Madrid assume familiar territory:

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