Career statistics give you the full picture of the performance of a player. It shows you how often a player plays for his team and what number goals and assists he’s able to produce in the playing time he gets.
While analyzing a player at the player's overview page, you can immediately see the player’s playing time and productivity for the most recent seasons. Below, we see an example with the career statistics of Karim Benzema.
This type of view provides a quick overview on the player's development over time in basic yet important areas of performance. Minutes played, and in which leagues, can show how players may have increased or decreased the skill level of their average competitor over time.