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Benzema judges to be "not very far" from the Ballon d'Or


The French center forward, in contention for the Ballon d'Or 2021, considers in an interview with Canal + to be "not very far" from being able to win the prestigious trophy for best player of the year,

One of the "

many dreams that (he has) since small

", he said in an interview with Canal +.

Winning this trophy, of course I thought about it.

It would be among the many dreams that I have since childhood,

”explained Benzema (33) in this interview in Madrid with former footballer Olivier Dacourt, who became a consultant for the French channel.

Citing the example of former great Real Madrid players who received this trophy, such as the Brazilian Ronaldo (crowned in 2002) or the French Zinédine Zidane (titled in 1998 while he was still at Juventus), Benzema felt he had his chances this year.

“My + R9 + or + Zizou + idols came to Real, I came to Real.

They won the Ballon d'Or ... These are the little things I think about ”

Karim Benzema

My + R9 + or + Zizou + idols came to Real, I came to Real.

They won the Ballon d'Or ... These are small things that I think about and today I'm not very far,

”argued the current top scorer in La Liga (9 goals), highlighting his statistical balance sheet.


For me, you have to show on the field, with goals, assists, class actions ... When your team loses you go back to the game, you do things like that ... It's a whole

", Pleaded the French striker in this long sequence broadcast on the eve of his appearance in court in the case of the sextape - a subject not mentioned in the interview.

Benzema, winner of the League of Nations in October with the France team, is on the list of 30 nominees for the men's Ballon d'Or, which will be nominated by a panel of international journalists and awarded on November 29.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2021-10-19

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