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Benzema, the Ballon d’Or “in the lead”

The Real Madrid striker still dreams of winning the Ballon d’Or. And why not this year?

Impressive this season with Real Madrid, with whom he has found the fault 30 times this season (9 assists) in 46 appearances in all competitions, Karim Benzema was even recalled by Didier Deschamps, after more than five years of absence, to participate in the Euro. What to dream of “KB9” …

“It’s always in my head”

During an interview with AFP, the former Lyonnais revealed that he was still thinking about winning the Ballon d’Or one day. ” Always. It’s always in my head, he said. How to earn it afterwards? That’s what you have to put as a question in your head. It goes through big competitions, big matches. Having it in the back of your mind is good, it allows you to motivate yourself even more on a field. “

Nine nominations

Named among the 30 finalists for the Ballon d’Or France Football nine times during his professional career (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019), the Madrid striker has never passed 16th place in the final standings. A glass ceiling that it should, except surprise, break in 2021. And who knows …

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