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Karim Benzema responds to Lionel Messi's Ballon d'Or backing

Karim Benzema has said thanks to Lionel Messi for openly backing him to win the Ballon d'Or this year, demanding recognition from the Paris Saint-Germain man just makes him need to accomplish more.

Benzema was as his life this previous season, piling up 44 objectives and 15 aids only 46 games as Real won both La Liga and the Champions League, and he is many fans' pick to win the Ballon d'Or in the not so distant future.


Messi as of late upheld that view, telling TyC Sports: "I think there are no questions. It is extremely certain that Benzema had a tremendous year. I think there are no questions this year."


Benzema, who scored France's just objective in their 2-1 loss to Denmark on Friday, was allowed an opportunity to answer Messi after the game.


"I paid attention to Messi's words and they made me extremely cheerful, exceptionally glad that they come from a player like that," he said. "They give me inspiration to do more things."


Benzema's case for winning the honor has been reinforced by the change in making a decision about models, with the Ballon d'Or currently granted to the player who partook in the best season, as opposed to schedule year.


The chosen people for the award will be declared on 12 August, with Benzema expected to highlight unmistakably on a waitlist which ought to likewise incorporate Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappe, Robert Lewandowski and a modest bunch of other worldwide whizzes.

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