Thierry Henry has declared Real Madrid attacker Karim Benzema a firm favourite for this year’s Ballon d’Or
Arsenal icon Thierry Henry has declared Karim Benzema the clear winner of this year’s Ballon d’Or winner.
The Real Madrid attacker has been in sensational form this season, inspiring Los Blancos to two major titles including the La Liga and Champions League
While the 34-year-old was held scoreless in the Champions League final on Saturday night, May 28, against Liverpool, he did have a goal ruled out for offside.
Be that as it may, Goal reports his vital role in Real Madrid’s campaign in the continental tournament cannot be overlooked.
His most important goals came during the knockout rounds of the competition, sinking Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, and Man City in Real’s epic journey.
In the La Liga, Benzema scored 27 goals to win the prestigious Pichichi award as well as 12 assists.