Real Madrid Star Karim Benzema Got A Hero’s Welcome On His Return To Lyon With The Ballon dOr Award

Karim Mostafa Benzema made an emotional return to his hometown of Lyon today just few weeks after winning the first Ballon d’Or award of his career.




Karim who was born in Lyon came through the club’s youth system and established himself as one of the finest young talents in the world whilst playing for the French giants.


Benzema tasted success with Lyon, winning the Ligue 1 title three times before deciding to move abroad in the summer of 2009 when Real Madrid came calling.



13 years later, Karim returned to Lyon, this time with the Ballon d’Or trophy.

He got the hero’s welcome he deserved as the Groupama Stadium was filled to the brim with supporters.



Fireworks were also in display inside Lyon’s home ground as Benzema presented the Ballon d’Or to the watching crowd.




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