Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman was lately requested to decide on who the higher striker was between Robert Lewandowski and Karim Benzema.
Whereas sitting down for an interview with ESPN (shared through YouTube), Coman was requested a number of multiple-choice questions. One such query noticed him being requested to select between the previous Bayern Munich ahead and the Actual Madrid striker.
Coman opted for the latter, explaining (with a smile):
“Lewy left us. I am sorry, so Benzema.”
The winger gave the impression to be referring to Lewandowski’s transfer from Bayern Munich to Barcelona this summer time for a reported price of €50 million.
Karim Benzema had a blockbuster season for Actual Madrid final time period
The French ahead has been in splendid kind for the reason that departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from Actual Madrid. He has taken over the goalscoring tasks for Los Blancos during the last 4 years and hit unbelievable ranges final time period.
The 34-year-old scored 44 targets and supplied 15 assists in 46 video games for Actual Madrid as they gained La Liga and the UEFA Champions League. He crucially delivered towards Chelsea, Manchester Metropolis and Paris-Saint Germain (eight targets in six video games general) within the Champions League knockout levels.
His good shows helped Los Blancos carry a record-extending 14th Champions League crown regardless of the staff discovering itself in a number of difficult conditions. He’s additionally in line to win the Ballon d’Or this yr as he has each the stats and the silverware to win the celebrated award.
Can Robert Lewandowski problem Benzema’s reign in Spain?
One other striker who has shone within the Lionel Messi-Cristiano Ronaldo period of soccer is Lewandowski. The Poland worldwide has notably gained the Males’s Greatest Participant in The Greatest FIFA Soccer Awards twice (2020 and 2021).
He scored 50 targets and laid out seven assists in 46 video games for Bayern Munich final season. After spending eight years on the membership, Lewandowski earned his much-desired switch to Barcelona this summer time.
He’ll now be in direct competitors towards Benzema as the 2 elite forwards will symbolize the El Clasico rivals beginning this season. It stays to be seen if the Poland worldwide can problem Actual Madrid’s French striker for the Golden Boot in addition to staff silverware.
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