Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema explained himself on Tuesday on the intriguing photos posted on Instagram after Kylian Mbappé’s extension to PSG. He said he was surprised but not betrayed by his teammate in the selection, and above all focused on the Champions League final. It sometimes takes little to ignite social networks. And even less when it comes to Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema. On Saturday, the Madrid native posted two intriguing stories on Instagram: one of the Real Madrid crest and another with a photo of rapper Tupac – with a friend portrayed as a traitor. A hidden message after Mbappé’s extension to PSG? Absolutely not, according to the new Spanish champion. In the midst of the Spanish media tour four days before the Champions League final against Liverpool (Saturday, 9 p.m.), Karim Benzema explained himself. And denied the interpretations of Internet users. “It’s not against Mbappé. It’s because I love Real Madrid. It’s the best club in the world”, he justified himself in an interview with El Chiringuito, a tone show. (very) quirky. Background music has also been added to give a dramatic tone to the interview. “I am quiet preparing for the Champions League final” The Madrid striker assured not to have felt betrayed by the decision of his teammate in selection. Surprised, however, yes. “Like everyone else,” Benzema replied. “Everyone does what they want and what seems good for them. He’s a Paris player and we have a match on Saturday. I’m here, quiet, preparing for the League final champions,” he added. “Madrid are the best club in the world.” Tupac’s photo has also been interpreted as a message of betrayal. “It’s not a story of betrayal or anything. Every month and a half I post pictures of Tupac, who is my favorite artist. It’s not a picture with a message. If I have a message, I’m going to see the person. Madrid is the best club in the world but it wasn’t a message,” he continued. “It’s internet stuff. concluded Mbappé. And the reality resembles a C1 final on Saturday evening in Paris. Karim Benzema will try to win his 5th Champions League.
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