Karim Benzema says Cristiano Ronaldo has not congratulated him on his Ballon d’Or win – Man United News And Transfer News

Karim Benzema has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo has yet to congratulate him on winning the Ballon d’Or last month.

As reported in The Manchester Evening News, Benzema claims he has yet to hear from his former teammate after his personal success.

After a night dominated by a controversial Ronaldo interview, here’s another story that doesn’t shed the best light on the Portuguese superstar.

Ronaldo and Benzema played together for Madrid for the better part of a decade and enjoyed unprecedented success, including four Champions League triumphs.

Benzema provided the perfect foil for Ronaldo during his time at the Bernabéu with the pair striking up a fantastic relationship, combining for 76 goals in the nine years.

Ronaldo added five Ballon d’Ors to the one he won at United and Benzema played a key role at his side each season.

Benzema won the prestigious award last month after a fantastic season in Madrid, with Sadio Mane and Kevin de Bruyne finishing second and third respectively.

Ronaldo finished 20th in the standings, his lowest result since he first won the award in 2008.

Benzema was asked if Ronaldo had contacted him to congratulate the Frenchman to which he replied “No, not yet”.

The snub seems surprising given the pair’s relationship, but Ronaldo may feel he has bigger issues to focus on at the moment.

After Ronaldo’s explosive statements last night, it is almost certain that he will be looking for a new club in the coming weeks, as well as playing for Portugal in the World Cup.

Whatever Ronaldo’s future holds, the way he is handling the latter part of his undoubtedly incredible career is leaving a lot to be desired.

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