Eden Hazard on the Ballon d’Or: “Karim Benzema won it by 99%”

When asked about Karim Benzema’s competition with his partners of choice, Thibaut Courtois or Kevin De Bruyne, in the race for the next Ballon d’Or, Eden Hazard decided without nuance in favor of his attacking partner at the club.

“It would be generous, I think, The captain of the Red Devils responded spontaneously. There’s no picture. There is also Sadio Mane, Vinicius and many good players who had a great season, full and rich. But if we take everything into account, Karim won by 99% even if we don’t know the votes. Anyway I wish him because he deserves it. »

“Karim we saw in all the matches”

He was then asked if his partner in defense, Thibaut Courtois, was right in believing that goalkeepers are not in the same boat in votes, despite having the yacht trophy for their position.

“I don’t think Tebow will win but he will be in the top five, and in the worst case the top ten, Eden Hazard adds. If he did as well in the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the Champions League as he did in the final, against Liverpool (1-0, May 28)It could have been the golden ball. But we saw him less because he had less work in the previous laps. Karim we saw it in all the matches. We must also not forget his success in the League of Nations. (2021) with French national team. In the Spanish league it was fantastic. »


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