After 14 years, Karim Benzema is parting ways with Real Madrid.

Despite a verbal agreement, he won't be staying at the club until 2024.

Reports suggest Benzema will join a Saudi Arabia-based club.

There are rumors of a lucrative three-year deal with Al Ittihad, earning him around €100 million per year.

He spoke with his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo before deciding to leave.

Benzema had a successful career at Real Madrid, scoring 353 goals and providing 165 assists since 2009.

He won 25 titles with Real Madrid, including five UEFA Champions League trophies and four league titles.

Benzema received the Ballon d'Or award last year for his outstanding performance in the 2021/22 season, where he scored 44 goals. web story