Karim Benzema presented in front of thousands of Al-Ittihad fans 

JEDDAH: More than 50,000 Al-Ittihad fans turned up at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium on Thursday to catch their first glimpse of Karim Benzema wearing the new black and yellow, number 9 jersey, as part of the official team presentation of the Saudi league champions. The former Real Madrid forward and Ballon d̵7;Or holder signed a contract worth an estimated €200m per year for three seasons to play for Al-Ittihad. The 35-year-old striker was presented amid cheers from Al-Ittihad supporters.