Karim Benzema’s start to the season with Real Madrid is pushing the French striker’s supporters to make him a favorite for the Ballon d’Or even though he hasn’t won a major title this year. And Carlo Ancelotti enters the dance.
200 goals scored in La Liga, 8 goals scored since the start of the season, or as many as FC Barcelona’s squad, and 7 assists, Karim Benzema has lined up stratospheric performances with Real Madrid. And even if in 2021, KB9 did not really win a major trophy with the Merengue and with the Blues, his candidacy for the Ballon d’Or is not really shocking. But as the ballot approaches, in Spain we are starting to raise the mayonnaise, since after several journalists close to Real Madrid, who pleaded the candidacy of the former Lyonnais, it was Carlo Ancelotti who recognized that the The idea of seeing Karim Benzema win the individual Grail was not absurd, far from it. For the Madrid coach, even if the French striker misses his target this year, he will still have the opportunity to finally win the Ballon d’Or.
Karim Benzema Ballon d’Or in 2021 … or in 2022?
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the usual candidates for the final victory in this trophy, must now reckon with Karim Benzema warns Carlo Ancelotti. ” I believe that for what he is doing, for what he achieved last season, Benzema must be on the list of players in contention for the Ballon d’Or. Having said that, Karim has time to win it because I don’t think this is his last season. Karim is like good wine, it gets better over time “, Launched, with a smirk, the Italian coach of Real Madrid, who knows good players and good wines. Still, to achieve his ends, Karim Benzema must add a major trophy, and why not the Nations League next October with the France team.