Karim Benzema Says It Was Nice for Him to See Ronaldo in Tie Against Portugal

Karim Benzema Says It Was Nice for Him to See Ronaldo in Tie Against Portugal

  • Portugal national team and France have qualified for the knockout stages of the ongoing 2020 EURO championship
  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored brace each in their last group encounter which ended in a 2-2 draw
  • Karim Benzema explained that he was happy to see the Portugal international claiming that he wished him well

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France international Karim Benzema has finally disclosed the conversation between him and former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo during the EURO 2020 game between France and Portugal.

These two superstars were both in action and even scored brace each in an encounter that saw the two nations securing their passage to the knockout stages.

At halftime and full-time, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema were both spotted hugging each other going by the fact that they both played together for nine years at Real Madrid.

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Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo in action at the EURO 2020. Photo by Alex Pantling
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According to the report on Marca and Sportsbible, Karim Benzema explained that he wished Cristiano Ronaldo good-luck in his future games and career.

"It's nice to see him again, we have come a long way together.
"We both played eight or nine years at Real Madrid, we scored goals, won trophies. We spoke, we wished each other good luck for the future with our clubs and in the tournament and especially to continue to have fun on the field and continue to make the difference,''

Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates in the Portuguese national team will be facing Belgium in the round of 16 at the EURO 2020 competition.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo who plays for Italian giants Juventus recorded his name in the history books as the Portugal international is now the first person to reach 300 million followers on Instagram.

There is no doubt about the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best footballers on earth considering his styles of play and the incredible goals he has scored so far in his career.

Instagram is one of the social media platforms being used by people in many parts of the world mostly for posting photos, videos and also communicating with friends and associates.

Ronaldo is one of the high-profiled footballers who who is very active on social media as the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star also has other platforms he uses.

Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player on earth to get 200 million followers on Instagram which is an incredible record.

Source: Legit.ng

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