Karim Benzema is the new winner of the “Ballon d’or”. Tonight this prize was handed to him. He totally deserved after huge performance in La Liga and Uefa Champions League last season.
But, did you know Benzema was very near to become Arsenal player four years ago? He agreed with Arsenal offer but the teams didn’t find agreement. Arsenal were ready to pay £35m for the Benzema’s services, while Los Blancos wanted £52.3m, according to The Mirror.