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Twitter Reacts To Karim Benzema Winning The Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema, won the men’s Ballon d’Or for first time last night after scoring 44 goals in 46 matches last season for Real Madrid, who won LaLiga and the Champions League.

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Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema, won the men’s Ballon d’Or for first time last night after scoring 44 goals in 46 matches last season for Real Madrid, who won LaLiga and the Champions League.

The Frenchman was followed by Sadio Mane in second place while Kevin De Bruyne was third; Barcelona midfielder Gavi was given the Kopa Trophy as the best young player of the year.

Benzema was crowned in a ceremony in Paris ahead of Sadio Mane in second and Kevin De Bruyne in third – with the striker becoming the first French winner of the Ballon D’Or since Zinedine Zidane – who presented him the award – in 1998.

The striker is also the oldest Ballon D’Or winner since Stanley Matthews won the first edition of the prize in 1956. Benzema is a member of the streets and a baller the streets won’t forget anytime soonโ€ฆlet’s take a look at how the streets reacted to Benzema’a win.

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    Carl Lewis is an award-winning sports reporter with EWN Sport and is a sports contributor for TV and Radio.

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