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Benzema wins the UEFA Player of the Year award.

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Ibekimi Oriamaja Reports

Karim Benzema was honored for his outstanding seasons by being awarded the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year at a ceremony on Thursday in Istanbul.

Karim Benzema, a striker from France who scored 15 goals during the tournament, was a key factor in Real Madrid’s victory over Liverpool in the Champions League final.

Benzema won the award for men, succeeding Chelsea midfielder Jorginho who had won the award the year before, preceding club teammate Thibaut Courtois and Manchester City player Kevin De Bruyne.

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The 34-year-old scored hat-tricks in the Champions League knockout rounds against Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea, as well as three goals over the course of two legs in the semifinal game against Manchester City.

After guiding England to a triumph at the Euros on home soil last month, Sarina Wiegman of the Netherlands took home the prize for best women’s coach. Because of his achievements with Real, Carlo Ancelotti was awarded best men’s coach.

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