Real Madrid skipper, Karim Benzema has been crowned as the upcoming Ballon d’Or winner by his ex-Real Madrid playmaker.
Mesut Ozil, ex-Real Madrid midfielder, has responded to in-form Karim Benzema performance after the seven-goal thriller at the Etihad on Tuesday night.
In the first leg semi-final clash of the UEFA Champions League, Man City defeated Real Madrid 4-3 in a pulsating game.
Benzema scored a goal in either half to take his tally this season in the competition to 14 pretensions in 10 matches.
After the match at the Etihad, Benzema’s former teammate, Ozil took to his social media to throw in support to the 35- year-old Frenchman, who has now scored a aggregate of 41 goals in all competitions for Real this season, as the coming Ballon d’Or winner.
“What a fantastic game,” Ozil posted on his Twitter account moments after the match.
“Give my boy Benzi the Ballon D’Or 👑☝🏼 #MCIRMA,” he added.
Benzema might as well be culminated the coming Ballond’Or winner after proving to be the main man for Real Madrid formerly again.
His two goals on the night mean Real Madrid go into the alternate leg in Madrid coming week still with a chance to progress to the final.