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Benzema’s unmissable praise for ‘Chicharito’ Hernández for his time at Real Madrid

Since he signed for Real Madrid in 2009, Karim Benzema has been able to share with several of the best strikers on the planet in the ‘Whites’ offense. Recently, the Frenchman especially recalled the period in which he worked with Javier Hernández, one of the most representative Mexican soccer players who passed through Europe.

The captain and ‘9’ of the ‘White House’, candidate to win the next Ballon d’Or, spoke with a history of the Spanish institution and the Aztec team: Hugo Sánchez. In that talk, the European responded to the former gunner about that campaign in which he was with the current Los Angeles Galaxy man.

Benzema, who rarely gives praise, was honest when referring to Hernández. “’Chicharito’ was a good striker for us. He is one of those strikers that doesn’t matter if he starts or comes on as a substitute, he will always help you with many things, whether it’s scoring goals, putting pressure on the rival, defending on the front line”expressed the ‘Gato’ for ESPN.

Later, from the role of Javier Hernández at Real Madrid (he was usually an alternative from the bench), Karim understands how complicated it is not to have as much continuity, although he admitted that the Mexican did know how to take advantage of his moments. “It is difficult as a striker not to play three games, then only five minutes, but he always contributed to us and scored some important goals”Held.

In closing, Benzema also highlighted the good attitude that ‘Chicharito’ showed in the intern and how positive he could transmit to the rest of his teammates. “The truth is that I was always happy, well with the group and that is to applaud”he concluded.

Javier Hernández arrived at Real Madrid on loan for one season. Throughout that course, the top scorer in the history of the Mexican team played 33 times in all tournaments (local and international). His contribution came through nine goals and the same number of assists.

With the Spaniards, ‘Chicharito’ was on the squad that won the Club World Cup in 2014. That tournament took place in Morocco and the meringues beat Cruz Azul 4-0 in the semifinals and defeated San Lorenzo 2-0 in the definition .

Source: Elcomercio

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