Benzema Ballon d’Or, it’s validated!

Ten days before the Ballon d’Or award, the success of Karim Benzema is beyond doubt. Even for one of its main rivals.

Karim Benzema may have to expand his trophy cabinet. The rewards should indeed accumulate at the end of the year. Last week, the forward Real Madrid thus left the traditional gala organized by Marca with no less than three awards, including that of the best player in La Liga. And after having already been named best player by UEFA at the end of August, the Real Madrid striker should receive the Ballon d’Or on October 17, on the main stage of the Théâtre du Châtelet.

« Benzema has already received the UEFA Best Player of the Year award and in the next few days he will be awarded with the Ballon d’Or. no one doubts it », confided this Sunday Florentino Perez in front of the socios. Tuesday is Sadio Manéyet one of his main rivals in this race for the Golden Ball thanks to his preponderant role in the coronation of Senegal at the CAN as well as in the course of Liverpool until the final of the Champions League, which has validated the victory of the former Lyonnais.

“Honestly, I think Karim deserves this year. He had a great season, a great season with Real. He won the Champions League. Pfff… I think he really deserves it so I’m happy for him. Yes I won the African Cup of Nations, I know that, a great relief for me and the whole country. I am very happy to have won my first AFCON with my country, but Karim deserves it. I sincerely mean it “, he thus confided to the microphone of Canal + after the victory won by Bayern Munich against Plzen (5-0) in the Champions League.


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