French forward Karim Benzema has reacted to Lionel Messi’s choice of player to win the Ballon d’Or 2022.
In a post-match interview following the loss of France in the Nations League 2022, French forward Karim Benzema responded to the questions on the choice of the current Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi player choice to win the Ballon d’Or 2022.
Lionel Messi had tipped Karim Benzema as the player that deserved to win the Ballon d’Or following his massive achievement and contribution to the Los Blancos side in the club football season.
Benzema had been asked in the post-match interview with ESPN how he felt hearing such words from Messi and the French star had been quick to respond that:
Yes, yes, I saw the words from Messi. Words from a player like him, it gives me more motivation to make my things better.
Benzema: “Messi saying that I deserve the Ballon d’Or? I heard Messi’s words and they made me very happy, very pleased that these words came from a player like him. This give me motivation to do more things.” pic.twitter.com/sMBu0fRaou
— Barça Universal (@BarcaUniversal) June 4, 2022