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Mostovoi,Vigo legend, hails Vinicius and Benzema as ‘best in the world’

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According to former La Liga midfielder Aleksandr Mostovoi, Real Madrid superstars Karim Benzema and Vinicius Jr are presently the best footballers in Europe and the globe. The former Russian international, who now works as a commentator on Russian television. Mostovoi went on to say that the Real Madrid duo are unquestionably the best footballers on the planet right now.

Mostovoi, Celta vigo legend, applauds Real Madrid superstar duo

“Vinicius and Benzema are the best players in Europe at the moment. And in the world, surely, too,” Mostovoi said via SPORT.

Vinicius is having another fantastic season after having an outstanding season the previous year. The Brazilian is undoubtedly establishing himself as one of the top forwards in the game, with Carlo Ancelotti recently voicing similar thoughts.

In terms of Benzema, the Frenchman has had a disappointing season in comparison to the standards he set in 2021/22, when he won the Ballon d’Or.

The 35-year-old has had to battle with persistent fitness issues that have hampered him. Despite this, Benzema has 25 goals and six assists in 31 games this season, including back-to-back hattricks against Real Valladolid and Barcelona.
Mostovoi commented after Real Madrid’s 4-0 triumph over Barcelona on Wednesday night:

“I thought it would end in a draw or a narrow win for one of the two teams. But certainly not 0-4. Madrid showed once again why they are Real. Last season they were written off and this season too, but we mustn’t it this early.”

“I think they will eliminate Chelsea”, the former Celta Vigo and Alaves offensive midfielder stated regarding the forthcoming UEFA Champions League quarter-final versus Chelsea.

“The most important thing is that Vinicius and Benzema are not absent.”, he added.

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