PSG and legendary Argentine playmaker Lionel Messi has reacted to the suggestion that Karim Benzema should be crowned the World’s Best Player of the year.
After France International and Real Madrid star striker won the La Liga and the Champions League trophy this season, there have been calls that he should be given the prestigious football award.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand stated clearly that the debate was over when Benzema won the Champions League on Saturday.
Multiple times Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has reacted to this call for the France international to be given the Ballon d’Or.
🎙| Lionel Messi: “Benzema deserves to win the Ballon d’Or.” @TyCSports 🇦🇷
— Madrid Xtra (@MadridXtra) May 30, 2022
The former Barcelona player and Champions League winner states that Karim Benzema deserves to win the Ballon door after his achievements this season.
Vinicius Jr second half volley was all the Spanish Champions needed to win their 14th Champions League trophy – the most ever by any European club.
Benzema proved his worth in Real Madrid Champions League, scoring an average of 1.36 goals per match.
He emerged as the top-scorer in the Champions League, scoring 15 goals in 11 appearances for the Los Blancos.
He scored against the big teams Real Madrid played in the Champions League knockout. He scored against PSG, Chelsea and Manchester City on their road to the Champions League Final.
He also helped Real Madrid win the La Liga this reason after the Merengues’ victorious and superb La Liga Campaign.
If Karim Benzema wins the Ballon d’Or, he will be the 5th French international to grab the most coveted football award in the world.