- Karim Benzema has come out openly to criticize his former international teammate Olivier Giroud
- The Real Madrid striker claims he is far better than the Chelsea star using Formula 1 as an illustration
- Benzema was expelled from the French national team after he was involved in a blackmailing scandal with Mathieu Valbuena
Karim Benzema has slammed his former international teammate Olivier Giroud via a social media post after making comparisons.
The Real Madrid striker who was teammates with the Chelsea forward at the 2014 World Cup said “you don’t compare Formula 1 with karting” on Instagram.
“You don’t compare Formula 1 with karting, and I am being nice. Next…I know that I am Formula 1.
“It works because he is there, that is the only reason. It won’t be spectacular, he won’t do something amazing, but he has his thing. Aside from that, does everyone like the way he plays? I don’t know,” he said.
The France Football Federation recently confirmed that Benzema’s international career is over giving Giroud the chance to be recalled into Didier Deschamps' squad.
Benzema was involved in a blackmailing scandal with Mathieu Valbuena a few years ago which got him expelled from the national team along with the winger.
The former Lyon star has missed two international tournaments due to the ban including the Euro 2016 tournament and the 2018 World Cup.
But the Frenchman has gone on to win four Champions League titles with Los Blancos and he is currently the club's topscorer this season with 19 goals and nine assists.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho was a strong candidate for Liverpool job but the Merseyside preferred Rafa Benitez in 2004, Jamie Carragher claims.
After Gerrard Houllier left Anfield by mutual consent the Reds were in search of a world-class coach.
Mourinho had just won the Champions League with FC Porto after winning the Europa League league with the same team the previous season.
The Portuguese boss became a household name in European football after knocking out the likes of Man United en route to winning the cup.
Legit.ng also reported that Jadon Sancho has 'unofficially confirmed' Manchester United would be his new club in the coming season, according to reports.
United will have to cough out a massive £100million for the high-flying Borussia Dortmund star.
It is understood that other Premier League sides Chelsea and Liverpool have given up on the England international.
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