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The Ballon d’Or is resisting Benzema

The Golden Ball granted by France Football once again has an Argentine owner: Leo Messi. The scorer of Real Madrid it could not happen to the now crack of PSG after living a 2021 without collective triumphs, but leaving his mark in almost every game. After the goodbye of Christian, Karim, who finished fourth in the voting after Messi (1st), Lewandowski (2nd) and Jorginho (3rd), assumed the leading role in his club without weighing the responsibility.

Benzema He has the status of an artist, much more than a striker for Real Madrid, although his scoring records are much better now than in his first years in Spain. The French international channels the game of a team that optimizes its attacks thanks to its touches, almost always endowed with meaning. Personal bet of Florentino Pérez in 2009, which disbursed 35 million euros to Lyon. Time made him cheap. Very cheap.

Although the sentence for the case ‘Sextape’, in which he was found guilty of complicity for the blackmail he received Mathieu Valbuena in 2015, his nomination was unaffected.

During years, Benzema accepted that the focus of the cameras pointed directly to Cristiano Ronaldo, undoubtedly more media than him, although the Portuguese did not make the Real Madrid In solitary. Nothing would have been possible without his best partner, a footballer who worked quietly and never out of tune. He surpassed himself year after year until his leadership crystallized with the goodbye of CR7.

By Benzema half of Europe sighed when he was just a kid who was beginning to emerge in Lyon. The future was his. Arrived at Bernabeu in a difficult time, marked by the undeniable superiority of a Barça which for years dominated the continent with an iron fist. Karim He was not then a great scorer but rather a companion. A fountain for colleagues like Christian, with whom he always understood fable.

Benzema he emerged as a modern striker, the best interpreter of the game proposed by coaches such as Zidane or Ancelotti. A footballer who after winning everything with the shirt of Real Madrid sighed for international recognition of an award such as the Golden Ball, that continues to resist.

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