Didier Drogba backs Real Madrid star Karim Benzema to win Ballon d’Or
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has backed Real Madrid skipper Karim Benzema to win this year’s Ballon d’Or award following a sensational season.
Benzema played a huge role by scoring important goals that helped Real win the Champions League and La Liga last season.
This season, the France star has continued his superb form and scored an important goal that helped Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 at Santiago Bernabue on Sunday in La Liga.
Speaking ahead of the Ballon d’Or award ceremony next week, Drogba said: “Karim Benzema is one of my favorite players, it’s true that he is having a great season and deserves the Ballon d’Or.”
🎙| Didier Drogba: "Karim Benzema is one of my favorite players, it's true that he is having a great season and deserves the Ballon d'Or." @PVSportFR #rmalive
— Madrid Zone (@theMadridZone) October 16, 2022
Real Madrid are doing well in both La Liga and Champions League and are unbeaten in both competitions so far.
Benzema scored 15 goals in Real Run to the Champions League glory and scored 27 goals in 32 La Liga appearances last season.
This season, the Frenchman has scored four goals and provided one assist in six La Liga games already.
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