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Sidney Govou compares Thierry Henry and Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema
Karim Benzema

Like a good wine, Karim Benzema gets better with age: at 32, he is certainly having the best season of his career. Beyond his statistics (30 goals and 12 assists in all competitions), he has established himself as an essential element of Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid. A season that could even recall the great hours of Thierry Henry at Arsenal.

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Sidney Govou, former KB9 teammate at Olympique Lyonnais and former Monaco coach in the French team, in any case made the connection during an interview with L’Équipe newspaper: “ I think he largely Thierry’s level. Thierry really impressed me because he was not only a fast player but he had the ball. But Karim is more complete. He also has a kind of presence because he is smaller and less athletic. Karim has always been a top player. If you love football, it’s impossible not to love it. I recently saw one of his goals against Glasgow Rangers in the Champions League with OL (3-0, December 12, 2007). He does it all, ball driving, running, hitting in the sequence. There, we say to ourselves that he already has something else … “

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