About to head for Brazil, attended BRAND Benzema in the concentration of the French team in Clairefontaine. Karim is radiant. Lives of the happiest of his life sporting stages. After fulfilling the dream of winning the Madrid Tenth, prepares to meet another: a World Cup. After the disappointment of not going to South Africa, was a thorn and prepares to enjoy the Brazilian appointment. Of course, he knows that his return to Madrid expect an exciting season.
Question. The Tenth and now the World. Do you still think sometimes that is a dream?
Response. I came to Madrid to win the Tenth. I dreamed a lifetime with the Cup and I am very proud. That is not forgotten. But football is going very fast. Luckily, now is the World Cup, but we have lived always in the career of a footballer.
Q. A response is expected and the fans?
A. It is the first time such a thing alive. When it won the League in Lyon were people, but not this. It was amazing to see all those people in Cibeles at six in the morning. It was magnificent. People were eager to live a thing. They had been waiting for years and they deserve it. I am particularly happy for them. We also got along time looking for this time. There have been many years of effort. We had missed luck, but it’s here.
Q. And that was very difficult. Did he think they were at the gates for another year?
A. It was very hard, and after setting them before. It has always been so against Atlético, is a team that does not let you move, but we played well. I think what we were looking for all the time and then it deserved. We never gave up and in the end the award much sacrifice arrived.
Q. For you it was not easy. When he saw that I was leaving the field, losing his team and after playing with discomfort. What did you think?
A. I was disappointed, but thought it was time and empataríamos. On the bench I was the first fan of the team. It goes really bad when you can not help your teammates. But we never lost faith, not on the field and we support from outside.
P. Views how was it and after hearing some criticism for his party, do not you think it was a mistake to play touched?
A. There was an error playing, I would do it. Winning the Champions League is not just a game, it is something that is earned from the beginning. I was injured, Christian too, and is one of the best players in the world. When you’re not the most immediately noticeable. Was injured but it is essential that participated and helped the team. In those moments you do not think about the consequences, think about what is best for your team and I was sure that you could help.
Q. What are your goals now? Did you know that you can close a historic season?
A. I want to win everything, is what compels Madrid. Work to win the treble and want another six titles. We have the World Club Cup, the Supercopa of Spain, Europe, the League again the Champions Cup and must win it all. We can because we are a great team.
Q. Do you think that this can go closer to his other great challenge, get to win Ballon d’Or?
R. You have to keep fighting to claim the Ballon d’Or think I’ve had a great season, now is the World Cup and it is clear that all that comes if you win titles. But now is a little closer.
Q. This has been his best year in Madrid?
A. Yes, because we have also won titles.
Q. How do you feel beside two players like Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo?
A. Sometimes it is easy to play alongside him, others are more complicated. I love playing with them, they are two great players. It is a pleasure to be the BBC. This year we have been close to 100 goals. We want to pass this barrier next year. See if possible.
P. The fans of Madrid is demanding. Do you think it is especially with Benzema?
R. In Madrid have called Zidane, Ronaldo, Casillas … are demanding, they want to dial or passes it will fail, you have to work to be always full. And so you have to assume, think you should do better player because you know that in every action there to give the best of each.
P. speaks of Luis Suarez’s afraid of course if a player like him coming?
A. I sleep well, wake up as well. Everyone can come and arriving in Madrid the best. I work every day to play in Madrid. I have no special pressure so it is a great player and has had a great season, but in football you have to make several very good seasons. But it is a great player and if ever comes it will help.
Q. What has given Ancelotti Benzema?
A. Above all, trust, like Zidane, so I have big games. Also Florentino has always been there for me since the first day I met him. I have always supported, even in the bad times.
Q. Bayern’s game was the best of the season?
A. I do not know if the best, but one of the biggest around what it meant. Earn as important there was something extraordinary team.
P. The press puts him far from Madrid. That is particularly concerned or trust the will of Ancelotti and the club?
A. They can say what they want. I have a contract, I’m in Madrid and if I can stay all my life in Madrid, so I will. I came here to win titles. If it’s for me, I always stay. I do not want to go anywhere.
Q. Do you feel you have lost a great opportunity to do the treble?
A. I had on hand, but it has been a hard, long time, and many years since the Madrid arrived so far ago. But next year we’ll go for the treble. It was more mental, he thought after Bayern would win at home, but in football you have to be on top forever. I think it has been a great season in every way.
Q. And what is the key to Ancelotti Madrid?
R. Calm, especially not go crazy. We have always had things clear, we have been firmly planted in the field and after much talent on the team to make a difference.
Q. How do you see Varane? Is the end of Lisbon came in handy to gain confidence?
A. Sure. If Varane he continues, in one or two years will be the best center in the world.
Q. They say you can go to Chelsea.
A. I have not talked to him about it, but I think it will.
Q. Is it very different role with France regarding plays at Real Madrid?
R. Every game with France have to be the best. Even I have more pressure and responsibility. But I will work to be the best. I look good physically and mentally. But the head is most important. If it is not there, does not work otherwise.
Q. Are you concerned about the state of Christian, that the World may happen bill?
R. takes many years playing every game, but I wish him well, to play the World Cup and does not suffer.
Q. And your renewal?
A. I hope to reach an agreement with Real Madrid, there is no other club like this. Every year I feel better, I just think in Madrid. I’m happy here with my family. My parents always go where I go, come much to me.