Karim Benzema deserves the Ballon d’Or more than Messi or Lewandowski, believes Pierre Bouby.
D-1 before the long-awaited announcement of the Ballon d’Or 2021. Monday, November 29, at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, will take place the ceremony of awarding the most prestigious individual trophy in the world of football.
Among the big favorites to the final victory, three names stand out clearly: Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski and finally Karim Benzema. Author of a fantastic year, the striker of Real Madrid has more than ever its chances of being sacred, according to Pierre Bouby, who sees the former Lyonnais “Well above” of its main competitors.
“I have the impression that it gets better from year to year”
“I think that in the three that remain (Benzema, Messi and Lewandowski, editor’s note), Benzema is well above the other two, considers the consultant of the L’Equipe channel. Staying at a club like Real Madrid for over ten years and really wearing it since CR7 left… I also don’t forget the League of Nations he won. I do not forget that he got France out of a mess in the League of Nations against Belgium and Spain. And then, he is an exceptional player. I have the impression that he gets better from year to year and that he gets stronger every month. “