French striker Karim Benzema set two records after the fourth round of the European Champions League against Galatasaray at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday 6th November.
Real Madrid rode 6-0 against Galatasaray of Turkey on Matchday 4 of the Big-Ear Cup. The Merengue centre-forward, Karim Benzema, participated in this goal festival by scoring his 49th and 50th goals in the competition. In this way, he surpassed the club’s legend, Alfredo Di Stephano, and entered the team’s restricted circle of top scorers in European competition. In Real Madrid, Benzema stands behind Cristiano Ronaldo 105 goals and Raul 66 goals.
In addition to this record, the Frenchman also equalled Lionel Messi. The double-scorer of the evening became the second player in history to score at least one goal in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons after the Catalan captain. With 7 points, Zinedine Zidane’s foals are getting closer and closer to the Round of 16. Real Madrid have won three of the last four editions of the C1.