The French international led the Champions League goal charts by scoring goals that helped Real Madrid win a series of thrilling comebacks.
Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has been named the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League Player of the Season.
He won the award after an analysis carried out by UEFA’s Technical Observer panel.
The French striker was a talismanic figure for Real Madrid, leading them to a record 14th European title: his fifth since joining from Lyon in 2009.
Not only did Benzema score double figures in the Champions League for the first time in his career, but his ultimate tally of 15 put him in first place in the competition’s scoring charts.