Soccer-Milestone man Benzema takes full advantage of PSG meltdown

Soccer Football - Champions League - Round of 16 Second Leg - Real Madrid v Paris St Germain - Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain - March 9, 2022 Real Madrid's Karim Benzema celebrates after the match REUTERS/Susana Vera

MADRID (Reuters) - Karim Benzema was Real Madrid's hero as he scored a hat-trick to send his team into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-1 win over Paris St Germain on Wednesday.

The France striker enjoyed a stellar evening at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, leading the record 13-times European champions into the last eight and reaching a few milestones of his own.

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