Benzema sparked controversy on Friday after opening his official Instagram account, a while after it was closed, and deleting all photos of the al-itthaf of Jeddah .
The French star posted a photo of him on his Snapchat account, holding the Ballon d’Or, to which he commented, “Instinct is the only real thing.”
Karim Benzema took part in his team’s group training on Friday, after a break of about 45 days.
Benzema had recently been in crisis with his coach, Jayardo, due to his absence from training, and was therefore excluded from Dubai’s last camp.
The French striker missed the Al-Faisali games in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup and Al-Tai in the Saudi Professional League.
“I am not only a football player here in Saudi Arabia but also an ambassador, and I am here to bring in great European players in the near future.”
When he was in Mecca, he felt peaceful: “It’s an exceptional place and I feel peaceful here.”
On the football side, the world’s best player for 2022 said: “For many people, having 9 on their back means scoring 50 goals a season, but for me that means I’m one of 11 players and I have to do everything I can to help the team score and win.”
“In the end, I would like people to remember me as someone who started from the bottom and made his way to the top on his own, despite the obstacles I faced, and that’s something that makes me really proud.”
Benzema “36 years” has played 20 games with the emblem of the al-itthad, since the start of the Saudi Roshin League season, scoring 12 goals and creating five.