Benzema reveals why he didn’t take a picture with Ronaldo in Saudi Arabia
Striker Karim Benzema spoke about Real Madrid’s meeting with Barcelona tomorrow in the final of the Spanish Super Cup, and also touched on the visit of former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo to the training of the royal team.
Benzema said at a press conference on the eve of the upcoming match at the King Fahd International Stadium in the Saudi capital Riyadh: “This is not just a match, it means a lot. Winning it gives us a new title.”
The French striker added: “We have a difficult match ahead of us, but in our minds we have to be ready to win it.”
He added: “This is a very important match. Barcelona are a great team as always, but we have to look at ourselves.”
And about his readiness for the match, Benzema commented: “I have recovered from the injury, and it is clear that I have done a good job to return to my best level, and I am very happy, I hope to continue to help my colleagues. “
Benzema also spoke about his relationship with former colleague Ronaldo, who currently plays for Saudi club Al Nasr. He visited Real Madrid’s training headquarters in Riyadh yesterday and took commemorative photos with a group of players from the royal team, but Benzema is among they were not. them.
And about the fact that he did not take a picture with his former colleague, Benzema said: “We do not need a photo to say that we are friends. I didn’t get to greet him, but I hope I can see him tomorrow.”
Benzema added: “I didn’t actually see Cristiano yesterday. These photos can be posted on Instagram or social sites, but our friendship does not oblige us to take pictures, and tomorrow if I see him, I will talk to him. “