Once a Brick, but can now proudly call himself a member of the Tier 1 family. His recent performances for Madrid and how he has taken charge for them in crucial games has been the primary reason why he needed to get bumped up.
Benzema was always talented, and a player with a lot of ability, but during the Cristiano years we just never saw this. Now though, we are seeing a player who can drop deep, play intelligent passes, playmake, carry the ball and also come up with key goals when his team need him to.
Can he sustain this and lead Madrid to even greater success in Europe being the main man?
One of the great emerging talents in football right now and trying to make an argument of being one of the best in his position.
Quietly has broken into the Bayern first team, and his consistent performances have made him one of the first names on the Bayern teamsheet. Now you can argue he is one of their most important players.
Definitely has been a breakout season for him and being so young, who knows how good this kid can become?