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“It was an important moment for him.”

Race for Golden Ball 2021 The prize pool will close in the next few hours, with the winner to be announced by France Football tomorrow.

It promises to attract a lot of attention, with famous football figures backing their favorite candidates.

Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane joined a host of other football legends in naming this year’s Ballon d’Or. The French exposed their compatriots Karim Benzema Top in the race for the coveted prize.

🗣️ “On a un joueur qui mĂ©rite de important gagner ce ballon d’or, Karim. C’est un moment pour lui, j’espère qu’il pourra ĂŞtre rĂ©compensĂ©.” Zinedine Zidane affection for son soutien Ă  Karim Benzema pour le Ballon d’ or 2021! (@BarniaudSeb/@YassinNfaoui) https://t.co/dW2M8b0fdV

Zidane has quote as say:

“We have a player who deserves this Ballon d’Or, Karim [Benzema]. This is an important moment for him and I hope he can pay off. “

Zinedine ZidaneSupporting Karim Benzema in the 2021 Ballon d’Or race comes as no surprise.

The couple have a great relationship after working together at Real Madrid for almost 5 years (through two separate periods). They are also citizens of the same country.

This is not the first time the 49-year-old strategist has backed the Real Madrid forward to win the title. In an interview in October, Zidane publicly supported Benzema’s Ballon d’Or dream by saying:

“Karim is in good form. I will give him the Ballon d’Or. He deserves it. He is an incredible player, I am honored to coach him.

“He knows how to do things on the pitch. He’s above (all the others) and I hope he can be awarded this Ballon d’Or.”

Who is Karim Benzema’s top opponent in the 2021 Ballon d’Or race?

The striker has had a spectacular year for club and country
The striker has had a spectacular year for club and country

Karim Benzema has a big chance to win this year’s Ballon d’Or. The Frenchman scored an impressive 30 goals and nine assists for Real Madrid last season.

He scored four goals for France at Euros this summer before scoring twice to inspire Les Bleus to a UEFA Nations League title last month.

However, if there is news, the French player is still below Lionel Messi in the race to win the Ballon d’Or. The Argentine won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona last season before leading Argentina to the Copa America this summer.

Names like Robert Lewandowski, Jorginho and Ngolo Kante will also fight great for the title.


Edited by Arjun Panchadar


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