Karim Benzema and Thierry Henry smiling


Henry asks for the Ballon d'Or for Benzema and sends a 'dart' to Salah

Published:29/05/2022 - 17:55h

Updated:29/05/2022 - 17:56h

After Madrid's triumph in the Champions League, all the spotlights have been on Karim Benzema, who is confirmed as the favorite to win the Ballon d'Or. This has been echoed by Thierry Henry, who has requested the award for his compatriot

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The Real Madrid lived a night dreamed in Paris when defeating to the Liverpool by 0-1 and consecrate like the champions of the Champions League, the fourteenth in the history of the white institution. Of this way, the merengues put him 'full stop' to a season dreamed, in which in addition to raising the 'Orejona', did with his League number 35. In both competitions the big figure of the White House was the French forward, Karim Benzema, the one who commissioned to put the team to his back to carry them to the highest.

In this sense, the historical player Frenchman, Thierry Henry, did not doubt in undoing in praises to his compatriot. In spite of that Thibaut Courtois was the main manager of the triumph of the whites in front of the 'reds', the influence of Benzema in the team along the tournament and the season in general is indisputable. On this did echo the ex footballer of the FC Barcelona in the transmission of the final in 'CBS' where acted like commentator, since when finishing the meeting exclaimed that "it only wanted to say something for France Football or the one who was voting. Close the votes, the Balloon of Gold has won it Benzema. Goodbye!".

The 'cat' culminated his best campaign like madridista. The forward was the 'star' of the square, being determinant split if and party no. The group directed by Carlo Ancelotti was much better when the was in the terrain of game and noticed considerably his absences, as it happened in the 0-4 in front of the Barcelona. The ex of the Lyon closed the course contesting 46 meetings, in which it annotated 44 goals and delivered 15 assistances, putting in the 'pole position' to do with the Balloon of Gold.

Hard message to Salah

Likewise, Henry took advantage of the moment to send him a 'dart' to Salah. The Egyptian forward commissioned of 'light' the previous of the final in front of the merengues, ensuring that it looked for "revenge" after the triumph of the whites in the 2018. "I prefer to the Real Madrid. We lost in the final against them, so I want to play and win them" and "Is a mission of revenge? Yes. We lost in the final of the Champions of 2018 and went a sad day for all we. It is time to the revenge" were some of the words of 'Mo' in the previous days to the party, being considered like a 'provocador' by diverse figures of the football.

In this regard it pronounced Henry when finalising the party, being very critical with his colleague and reproaching him his attitude in the previous of the most important crash of the year. Thierry, that knows what is to lose a final after having been won by the Barça in the 2006, ensured that "always I say it. You do not speak never before of a final. It wins to the Real Madrid and afterwards speeches and say "Has been a revenge" and all this. When speeches before a final, it is necessary to win it". Definitely, a 'ghost' that will pursue to Salah by long.

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