Fiorentina right-back, Alvaro Odriozola has backed Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema to win the 2021 Ballon d’ Or. Odriozola believes it would be a triumph for football if Benzema wins the Ballon d’ Or this year. Benzema was recently included in the 30-man nominees shortlisted to win the 2021 Ballon d’ Or. The 33-year-old won the UEFA Nations League with France this year. Benzema has been impressive for Real Madrid, topping the LaLiga goal chart with ten goals so far this season. “Benzema winning the Ballon d’Or would be a triumph for football,” Odriozola, who is currently on loan at Fiorentina from Real Madrid, said via Diaro AS. The winner of this year’s Ballon d’ or will be announced on November 29.