Argentine ace Lionel Messi believes Karim Benzema fully deserves the 2021/22 Ballon door, after his remarkable season with Real Madrid.
Benzema scored top scored in both La Liga and the Champions League with 27 and 15 goals respectively, and Los Blancos won both competitions.
He scored hattricks against Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea.
Messi, who won the Ballon d’Or last year, says Benzema deserves the prestigious accolade.
“There are no doubts, it’s very clear that Benzema had a spectacular year and ended up victorious in the Champions League,” Messi said on Argentine television.
“He was fundamental in all the matches from the round of 16 onwards. I think there is no doubt this year.,” he added.
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Yes, that’s great ! But be careful you missed that in a recent interview, Lionel Messi expressed his opinion on Karim Benzema’s performance this past season. He believes that despite only scoring 15 goals for Real Madrid in La Liga and 27 goals overall (including European cups) while playing alongside him, the French star fully deserves to be recognized as one of Ballon D or footsteps ahead at least!