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Zidane – Benzema is like Ronaldo in Madrid’s history

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Zinedine Zidane claims that Karim Benzema is like Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid’s history.

Apparently, Madrid manager Zidane is not only losing his grip on his position at the club, but also on reality.

In his post-match interview reported by Marca, the Frenchman was full of praise for his player and compatriot.

It was Brazilian wonder kid Rodrygo that stole the show in Real’s 6-0 victory over Galatasaray.

But Zidane felt Benzema played his part.

Benzema scored his 50th Champions league goal while getting his brace against the Turkish side.

Keep in mind Ronaldo has scored 127 Champions League goals.

His manager acknowledges his quality and insists his figures now put him on par and even ahead of some club legends.

He said:

“His numbers speak for themselves,”

“Those that like football know he’s a quality player.”

“I’m very happy for Karim.”

“It’s true that he’s overtaken a legend of this club like Alfredo di Stefano [by scoring his 50th European Cup goal].”

“He’s now like Cristiano Ronaldo in the history of this club.”

“He’s doing something amazing and we simply have to enjoy it and make the most of it.”