A few hours from knowing who will be the new Golden Ball of European football, in the Real Madrid they still wish with all their might that it is Karim Benzema.
The French, as if it were of any use (since the voting was closed last October 25), continues to enlarge its numbers although the truth is that everything indicates that Leo Messi or Lewandowski, they could finish ahead of the French.
It would be, yes, a member of the podium, something that he has never achieved and that makes it clear that he is going through the best moment of his professional career being also the leader of the white team and one of the pillars of the French team on his return to the national team.
Hazard and Karim himself, last white precedents
Since Luka modric will win the trophy in 2018, the Real Madrid has not returned to put a player in the top ten of the list of France Football.
The last ones present were Hazard, who made more merits with Chelsea than with Real to finish in 13th position and Benzema himself, who turned out to be the 26th classified tied on points with Wijnaldum.
So the Real Madrid, in a small but representative delegation will attend the award ceremony tonight in Paris, waiting to be featured in the photo.
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