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the hug between Karim Benzema Y Vinicius Junior is the embrace of real Madrid. A team launched happily towards the final of the Champions Leaguethe last stop of a season that has traveled between the emotional and the impossible, on a path marked by the footsteps of its two forwards.
The French marked this Thursday goal number 27 in league, the 44th of the season and the 323rd of his time at the Bernabéuequating with Raul Gonzalez in the second position of historical scorers of Chamartin. The difference is that the now coach of Castilla achieved them in 741 parties and the Gaul in 603. Ahead, only the barbarity of Cristiano Ronaldo: 451 so many. The Brazilian, meanwhile, gave the attendance number 20 of his campaign and completed his first hattrick as a madridista, already accumulating 21 goals among all competitions.
“The coach asked me if I wanted to go out so the fans could yell at me a bit, but in the end has left me more time to be able to mark the hattrick. It’s the first, after this beautiful season… Very happy. Thanks to them,” he admitted. Viniciuswhich summed up his Connection with Benzema, a relationship that has given Madrid 65 goals and 35 assists this course. The last spark of the couple sprouted in the 68th minute.
Benzema received a perfect pass from Luka modric and stood alone before Cardenas. He decided not to define too soon and feigned until he knocked down the goalkeeper of the I raised, who already on his knees could not clear the ball before the subtle touches of the Madrid captain. After several feints, Benzema got past the goalkeeper and handed the ball to Vinicius to make it 5-0 on an empty net. «Ballon d’Or, Karim Ballon d’Or!», The Bernabéu sang while Vinicius applauded his partner. «The connection between Karim and I has been very good throughout the season and I hope it continues like this until Karim retires, which I hope is here. I hope the year ends with the Ballon d’Or”, valued the Brazilian.
“A sad day for Levante”
The forceful 6-0 It was built on the boots of Modric, the first player to give three assists in the same game in this League, and it could have been harder for him I raised Yes Rodrygo or Valverde They would have been luckier. The Brazilian scored a goal and added seven in last eight games and the Uruguayan fired three shots against the post. A death sentence for the granotas, who are already a Second team.
«I want to send support to Levante, that today is a sad day for them». assured Ancelotti, who consoled the rival footballers one by one, among which the tears of captain Morales stood out. «Apologize to them because it is very hard, for us, for them and our families. The only thing that comes to mind is to return this shield where it deserves, to the First Division, “the Levante footballer was right to say.
Ancelotti was full of praise for his players: “Time has helped Karim and Vini, they understand each other very well. This time we have to have intensity and commitment and today we have given a good sign. I am living a happy moment and I hope it lasts a long time », he confessed, before specifying his words in Valverde:« He has an incredible shot and he has to shoot whenever he can. and then physically he has a verticality with the ball that is rare in football today, especially in a midfielder. He and Rodrygo are going to play the final», he announced, although obviously he did not define whether they would be headlines.
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- Luka modric
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