Football tipsters Benzema: Leaving Cristiano allowed me to take on a different role
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scored one goal each in 1. 7 games predicted by blog of football picks
in the period after the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus. During the nine seasons when the two were at the Santiago Bernabeu, the Frenchman scored a little less often. Benzema, 33, admitted that he played a different role while the Portuguese was at Real. `
Leaving Cristiano allowed me to play a different role. He scored 50 goals every year and you have to adapt to his game. He is one of the best in the world and I was happy to play next to him. `Benzema told El Pais.
The former Lyon player also spoke about his compatriot Zinedine Zidane, with whom he won 9 of the 18 trophies with the Real team: `He is like an older brother to me. He is always ready to give me advice. `Benzema also shared his sports idols as a child: `In football, it`s Ronaldo, the Brazilian. I admire Mike Tyson because we both started from the bottom and rose step by step. We never hadeasy and no one has given us anything ready. `
`I come from a neighborhood where things were difficult. When I looked at the older boys with their nice clothes and cars, I wanted to be like them. Money makes things easier, but you don`t need millions to behappy `.
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