The Spaniards do not have a monopoly on lobbying.

A few days after the tweet of Real Madrid to support Karim Benzema in his quest for the Ballon d'Or, after the victory of the Blues in the final of the League of Nations, it is Zinédine Zidane's turn to campaign for his brother "KB Nueve ”.

Invited to speak in the

Téléfoot program

on TF1 this Sunday, the former White House coach spoke of his succession to the prestigious title of best player in the world, he who is the last French player to have won this trophy.

"At the moment, he is on a cloud. Me, I would give him the Ballon d'Or"

For Zinédine Zidane, @Benzema deserves the Ballon d'Or this year (@BarniaudSeb)

- Téléfoot (@ telefoot_TF1) October 17, 2021

“It's starting to take a long time,” he said at the outset.

We are talking about a player who deserves to win this Golden Ball.

He's an incredible player, I had the great honor of coaching him.

He associates easily with others.

He knows how to do everything in the field.

I hope he can be rewarded with this Golden Ball.

This is the moment because it is above.

Right now, he's on cloud nine.

I would give it to him.


Could this 1998 Ballon d'Or speech have an impact on future voters, while Benzema is coming out of a remarkable year 2021 from an individual point of view?

That's all we want him to do, anyway.


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