Posted October 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. by DM
As he turns 34 next December, Karim Benzema spoke about his future and the date of his retirement from sports.
33 years old, Karim Benzema is at the peak of his career. Author of uppercase performances at Real Madrid, the French international impresses and candidate this year for a victory at the Ballon d´Or . But time is ticking, and retirement age is slowly approaching for the former OL forward. While he recently extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2023, Karim Benzema announced that he still wanted to play at the highest level.
“As long as I have this desire, this joy, and that I love football, I continue ”
“ I take year by year. As long as I have this desire, this joy, and I love football, I keep going. I'm not looking at the age or what's going on. It all depends on how I feel physically. I will never force things. I am 33 years old ; I will have 34 in December. I keep playing, I just feel better and better, so I have to keep going. And make the most of it, ” Karim Benzema said in an interview with ESPN.