Benzema steals the headlines, but Real fans hail ‘game changer’ Rodrygo

Benzema is in the headlines once again, but Real Madrid fans credit another with

Supporters of the Spanish giant Real Madrid flocked to social media on Sunday evening, to miss one player from a special praise against the background of the club’s meeting with Seville.

Of course, Carlo Ancelotti’s forces were back in action not long ago.

Amid the club’s constant quest to win the La Liga title, Los Blancos made a trip to Andalusia, to meet with high-flying Seville with coach Julen Lopetegui.

Real Madrid went into action full of confidence, after a notable comeback to drop Chelsea in the Champions League in the middle of the week.

And after all was said and done this evening, the recovering powers of the capital giants resurfaced, on their way to a 3-2 victory.

After goals by Ivan Rakitic and Erik Lamela led Sevilla to a 2-0 lead in 25 minutes, Real Madrid were able to get back up to speed again thanks to Rodrygo and Nacho Fernandez, winning at the end of ten minutes in Ramon Sanchez. Bizjuan.

And as they say, the hour comes, the man comes …

With the start of the procedures in stoppage time, almost inevitably, Karim Benzema confirmed that all three points would return to the Spanish capital, and maintained his composure amid a chaotic scene in the Seville penalty area to score the 39th goal of the season:

‘Game changer’

At the back of the final whistle with the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium looming, it should come as no surprise to hear about the name of this man Benzema taking his place front and center in the headlines.

As noted above, though, he is actually another member of the ranks of Carlo Ancelotti who has been chosen as the true “game changer” in the eyes of many others.

The player in question? Rodrigo.

Young Rodrygo was introduced off the bench in the first half in Andalusia, and went on to get not only Real’s first game, but also a crucial pass for eventual winner Benzema.

In contrast, the Brazilian has been widely praised by those affiliated with the Blancos across social media, with some of the highlights presented below:

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