Karim Benzema’s former Lyon team-mate Sidney Govou has lavished reward on the Precise Madrid striker, claiming that he’s a ‘further full’ participant than former Arsenal and France star Thierry Henry.
Benzema has impressed as Precise beat arch rivals Barcelona to the LaLiga crown, scoring 21 targets in 37 league matches.
Earlier to his switch to the LaLiga giants once more in 2009, the forward carried out for Lyon for five years alongside Govou, who has now in distinction him to France’s legendary striker Henry.
‘I really feel he has largely the extent of Thierry,’ Govou instructed L’Equipe.
‘Thierry really impressed me because of he was not solely a fast participant nevertheless he had the ball. Nonetheless Karim is further full.
‘He moreover has a kind of presence because of he’s smaller and fewer athletic. Karim has on a regular basis been a excessive participant. For those who occur to like soccer, it’s inconceivable to not love him.’
Benzema scored four events in his last four LaLiga matches, along with every targets in Precise’s 2-1 win over Villarreal last Thursday which secured the house crown.
Precise president Florentino Perez generally known as for the 32-year-old striker to win the Ballon d’Or following his brace last week.
‘Benzema have to be the Ballon d’Or,’ he talked about. ‘I’ve not seen any participant have practically pretty much as good a yr as him.’
However there’ll now be no winner of the 2020 model of the distinguished prize as a result of it has been cancelled for the first time as a result of it was launched in 1956.