Despite his quiet personality, Al-Ittihad striker Karim Benzema is causing a lot of controversy in Saudi Arabia these days, be it for his humble stance since donning the Dean shirt or his role in sacking former coach Nuno Santo. , or his rebellion, absent from training and leaving the country was recently raised and finally noted by journalist Mohammed Al-Amiri. .
The French striker did not board the Al-Ittihad flight to Hail yesterday to face Al-Tai in the 19th round of the Saudi Roshan League, having returned to Jeddah without landing due to bad weather, and the match was later postponed. until the seventh of February next.
The player has missed the last three Al-Ittihad training sessions and some have talked about his rebellion and his departure from Saudi Arabia because of the criticism against him and the situation at the team in general, especially after he closed his official account. Al-Ameet had a disappointing 5-2 loss to Al-Nasr after fans and media attacked him on Instagram, which has more than 76 million followers.
Spanish radio station Cadena Ser confirmed that Al-Ittihad are fully committed to keeping Benzema until the end of his contract in the summer of 2026, after his departure from Saudi Arabia was due to his leg injury, so the club decided. Allow him to travel and start his vacation early.
It is noteworthy that the Roshan League has started a long break today due to the ongoing Asia Cup matches.
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