Christian Karembeu has compared Karim Benzema to legend Raul Gonzalez, explaining that the French striker could match the legendary status of the Spaniard at Real Madrid.
Raul is the club’s second best scorer of all time with 323 goals, while Benzema is currently fifth on the list with 274 of them.
“He is a very complete player, who can play on the right or the left,” Karembeu initially told Benzema on Radio MARCA.
“He has shown his talent by scoring goals and is close to being like Raul, although he will have to make more seasons.”
“I think he is doing very well at Real Madrid.”
“He has to stay focused because he can increase his record in the Champions League.”
“We have a lot of successful players who have come out of France and he is one of them, feeling supported by a coach like Zinedine Zidane while giving him confidence,” the former Real player concluded.