Real Madrid striker Benzema: Zidane like an older brother

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is proud of his relationship with coach Zinedine Zidane. Zidane has acted as a mentor to the France international.
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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is proud of his relationship with coach Zinedine Zidane.

Zidane has acted as a mentor to the France international.

"It is a huge honor, besides Ronaldo I also admired Zidane, he made history with France and Madrid.

"He has been behind me since I came here, his advice has helped me to defend myself when I have been criticized. I consider him as an older brother, he protects me and we appreciate each other.

"We have a great relationship. Recently he told me that he would have liked to have played with a striker like me."

 
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