Real Madrid are crowned the Champions of Spain after a victory over Athletic Bibao in the Super Cup.
It’s a night to remember for Real Madrid, but they’re things learnt from the game and we’ll like to share with you. Luka Modric and Karim Benzema inspired their victory over Bibao.
Real Madrid Crowned Champions
Calor Ancelotti’s side put on a performance to remember against Barcelona and they knocked them out in the extra time. Thanks to the late goal from Federico Valverde. Real Madrid is still leading the race for the La Liga trophy and I think that they are currently the favorite club to win the trophy.
36-year-old Luka Modric Named The MVP
Despite that the Croatian captain is 36, he still performed like a teenager. Luka Modric is one of the best that have ever played the game. It was a great feeling last night as he added another trophy to his cabinet.
Luka Modric scored a rocket from outside the box against Athletic Bibao last night. The Croatian midfielder gave Real Madrid the lead before the goal from Karim Benzema. Luka Modric was the best player on the pitch last night.
He created lovely chances and he also scored. Luka Modric is a player that knows how to tackle and also scores. He is very happy to be a Real Madrid player and he is open to renewing his contract. His current contract will expire in June.
After the match, Luka Modric claimed that he hopes to reach an agreement with the soon. He will sign a new contract until 2023. The manager loves him and he wants him to stay at the club, Luka Modric is an important player in the squad.
Eder Militao Sent Off In The Second Half
The Brazilian international has turned things around since the departure of Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane. He helped his team to win the trophy despite that he was sent off in the second half.
Eder Militao played his part because if he fails to stop that ball, Athletic Bibao could have scored the goal and that’s a big motivation. The team spirit will rise and the game could be leveled.
He got sent off in the second half and a penalty was given to Athletic Bibao, but Raul Garcia couldn’t convert the goal. The Brazilian defender will be very happy because his efforts counted.
Karim Benzema’s Masterclass In The Last Two Games
Karim Benzema is now regarded as the best Real Madrid player. Karim Benzema has done wonders in the last two games and Real Madrid couldn’t have won the Spanish trophy without him. You could see his performance against Barcelona.
He is not a striker that only score goals, but he has done a job of a midfielder and also a defender. He came out to create and score goals. Karim Benzema has scored two goals in the last two games and he did that against top teams.
Karim Benzema scored the second goal against Athletic Bibao last night.