On November 29, the Ballon d'Or will be awarded. Since the announcement of the list of 30 nominees, a campaign in favor of Karim Benzema has been launched. Indeed, several personalities from the world of football have indicated that Benzema deserves to win this prestigious individual distinction.
It is only natural that the former number 10 of the Blues indicated that the Real Madrid striker should win the award. "Benzema deserves to win this Ballon d'Or. He is an incredible player, I had the great honor to coach him. He can do everything on the pitch. He is on top, and I hope that he could be rewarded with this Ballon d'Or ", he declared at the microphone of Téléfoot.
2. Luis Figo
After Zinedine Zidane, Karim Benzema received the support of another Galactic. The Golden Ball 2000, Luis Figo. For the former Real Madrid player, there is no doubt.
"He's a player who has demonstrated his full potential over time. And I think he deserves the Ballon d'Or this year," he said.
Before adding: "I see it Ballon d'Or because I do not see the trophy as a reward which gratifies a season, but which validates the whole of a career. And I would say that for the whole of his work , he deserves this trophy. "
3. Didier Deschamps
Karim Benzema shines in the France team since his return. If the Blues were eliminated in the round of 16 of the Euro by Switzerland, Benzema still achieved a good European championship.
He also greatly contributed to the victory of the Blues in the League of Nations. His coach Didier Deschamps is admiring: “Even though he was already at a high level, he has improved in many areas. He is formidably efficient, he participates in the game. He is not the same player as in 2015. Even as an athlete. He's so sharp and he's matured. ", He declared at a press conference on the sidelines of the final against Spain.
A few days earlier, at the microphone of Téléfoot, he replied: "Yes" to the question: "Does Karim Benzema deserve the Ballon d'Or?"
4. Jean Michel Aulas
The president of Olympique Lyonnais has a special relationship with Karim Benzema. Jean Michel Aulas has always said the good he thought of the native of Bron, transferred to Real Madrid in 2009.
And it is only natural that he gave him his support in the race for the Ballon d'Or. “He is one of those who thinks of their team, not of their statistics. His presence changes a game. We are all witnesses of his success, of his humility, he who has never forgotten where he came from. Football needs players like him. Karim Benzema Ballon d'Or, obvious, ”tweeted the Olympique Lyonnais president.
The idol of Karim Benzema. Ronaldo, 1997 and 2002 Golden Ball also supported the French international. After Luis Figo and Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo is the third galactic to publicly support the Real Madrid striker.
"Without a doubt my candidate for the Ballon d'Or is Benzema. The best striker, exceptional level for 10 years and above all a real champion," wrote the 2002 world champion on his Instagram account.
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