Ronaldo Il Fenomeno militates for Benzema

The former Real Madrid striker would like to see Karim Benzema crowned with the ultimate individual award.

Ballon d’or 1997 after a season at Barça and Inter, and winner in 2002 after a year between Inter and Real, Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima has climbed the podium for the highest individual award four times. (2nd in 1996, 3rd in 1998). In an interview at SkySports Italy the former Brazil striker is campaigning for Karim Benzema.

This year, France Soccer, who awards the trophy to the golden ball, has changed its rules. It will no longer be awarded at the end of the calendar year, but at the end of the season. And the next Ballon d’Or is coming very soon. Karim Benzema ticks all the boxes to finally access this award, and receives many supporters.

« Benzema? He deserves the Ballon d’Or, I’ve been saying it for years and people criticize me… but he deserves it, he’s a great striker », Claims Il Fenomeno to our Italian colleagues.

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