Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was named the best French player, by France Football magazine, for the year 2021.
Benzema outperformed Kylian Mbappe, the star of Paris Saint-Germain, who finished second.
The official account of the famous French magazine confirmed that Benzema appeared in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of receiving this award, to be published next Saturday.
Karim Benzema scored 38 goals in 2021, 29 in the Real Madrid shirt, and 9 goals with the French national team.
And came in third place in the list of award winners, N'Golo Kante, Chelsea midfielder.