Lionel Messi backs Benzema to win Ballon d'Or

Karim Benzema deserves to win the Ballon d’Or this year.

The Frenchman was instrumental in his side’s triumph over the Champions League and La Liga this season.

He had the best season of his professional career as he bagged 44 goals and 15 assists in all competitions this year.

The nominees for the Ballon d’Or will be announced on August 12 with the award being presented on October 17th.

He has topped the goalscoring charts both in the La Liga and Champions League this season.

Benzema scored hattricks against the likes of PSG and Chelsea in the knockout stages.

Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi backs Benzema to win the prestigious trophy this season.


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“I think there are no doubts Benzema should win Ballon d’Or,” Messi told TyC Sports.

“It is very clear that Benzema had a spectacular year and ended up elevating himself with the Champions League, being essential from the last 16 onwards in all the games. I think there are no doubts this year.”


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