Ddespite leaving Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema believes that Clásico between Barcelona and Real Madrid this is the best soccer game.
Both teams must face off against each other on October 24 at camp Nou in a derby that the Real Madrid striker considers historic because of the world-class players who have participated in it over the years.
“It’s all the same for me. This is the best match in football, ”Benzema told ESPN.
“It doesn’t matter which players are there, who left or who will join. Real Madrid vs Barcelona – historic event… The names change, but there used to be [Zinedine] Zidane, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, [Samuel] It’s about. Real Madrid vs Barcelona will always be Real Madrid vs Barcelona. “
Despite BarcelonaBenzema is adamant that Los Blancos should not underestimate their opponents and warned against complacency.
“There is no right moment to play [them]”Benzema added.” A team like Barcelona or any other top team can play poorly and then bounce back. This is a match that we cannot take lightly, even if they haven’t played well yet. ”
Benzema also admitted that winning the Ballon d’Or would be a dream and explained that this goal served as a source of motivation to become a better player.
“It was a dream from a young age, as well as a motivation,” said Benzema.
“The Ballon d’Or represents the best players in the world and [it’s great] be on the list. If you count who is there, it’s very nice. This has always been the goal.
“When I play, I don’t think about Ballon d’Or. I am thinking about helping the team win, providing a spectacle.
“The Ballon d’Or is the result of this, because it’s more of an individual approach, but it’s all about the team.”