Karim Benzema has plans to pursue a boxing profession when he hangs up his boots.
The Actual Madrid star has received three LaLiga titles and 4 Champions League trophies since becoming a member of the membership from Lyon in 2009.
He performed a key half in Actual’s LaLiga title triumph final season by scoring 21 objectives as solely Lionel Messi (25) netted extra.
In a YouTube interview with kickboxer Fouad Ezbiri, Benzema, 32, mentioned: “I get a thrill out of fight sports activities, and I really like to coach.
“As soon as my soccer profession is over, why don’t I practice with you for six months?
“Then, when you suppose I’m prepared for a struggle, there’s no downside so far as I’m involved.
“I swear to God, I’m up for it.”
Benzema additionally revealed his admiration for boxing legend Mike Tyson.
The 54-year-old will step foot in an expert boxing ring for the primary time since 2005 when he takes on Roy Jones Jr on in an exhibition match on September 12.
Tyson has teased a boxing comeback for months and is in prime form heading into the bout at Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in California.
Talking about Tyson, Benzema mentioned: “It’s his energy.
“I’ve at all times admired his presence, his willpower and perspective. Moreover, he has come from nowhere.”