Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo Nazario has the potential to impress others around the world when it comes to giving his opinion on the Ballon d’Or, having won twice, and believes Real Madrid star Karim Benzema deserves the award. a coveted trophy this year.
Marco Van Basten, Michel Platini, Johan Cruyff (all three), Cristiano Ronaldo (five), and Lionel Messi (seven) with more Ballons d’Or awards in their cupboards than Ronaldo Nazario. Benzema, on the other hand, has nothing to do with what Brazilians believe has long been changing.
“Benzema deserves the Ballon d’Or, I’ve been saying he’s got years and he’s been criticized,” Ronaldo told Alessandro Del Piero at Sky Sport Italia.
“But he deserves it, he’s a great striker.
The current president of Real Valladolid also spoke about his work, looking back with satisfaction on the respect he has received and enjoyed from fans around the world.
“There are so many good things I remember but what amazes me is the love that people have for me wherever I go,” said Ronaldo.
“I always get a lot of respect from everyone. The results on the field, which I gained with Brazil and my clubs … were a good job.”
Ronaldo has also revealed that he is close to settling in Barcelona before moving to Inter Milan.
“There was a renewal agreement with Barcelona, but four days later the president called me and told me I could not stay,” said Ronaldo.
“He said I could talk to other clubs and the Nerazzurri came in immediately and paid the purchase price. Serie A at that time was really the best in the world.”