Almost a month after winning the Ballon d’Or, Karim Benzema has yet to receive a congratulatory letter from his former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.
A long awaited message. On October 17, Karim Benzema became 5e The Frenchman receives the Ballon d’Or award after his exceptional season with Real Madrid. And if many of them praised the tricolor striker’s coronation, some were more conservative and did not congratulate the former Lyon. This is the case of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Karim Benzema said, in an interview broadcast on Sunday in Telefoot, that his former colleague, with whom he played for nearly ten years at Real Madrid, did not send him a message. When asked if the Portuguese, five-time title winner, had sent him a “nice little message”, the Real Madrid captain replied: “No, I haven’t got it yet.” But he showed no resentment towards the CR7.
Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo played together for Real Madrid between 2009 and 2018, playing 342 matches and winning two La Liga titles and four Champions League titles. During their association, Karim Benzema provided 47 assists for the Portuguese and scored 29 goals from Cristiano Ronaldo’s pass.