Mesut Ozil names best No.9 of his generation
Former Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil has named Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema as the best No.9 of his generation.
Ozil said this as Benzema led Real Madrid to beat Barcelona 4-0 in the Copa del Rey semi-final second-leg tie on Wednesday at Camp Nou.
A goal from Vinicius and a hat-trick from Benzema ensured Real Madrid eliminated Barcelona from the Copa del Rey.
The match ended 4-1 aggregate as Los Blancos lost 1-0 in the reverse fixture at Santiago Bernabeu.
In a tweet via his Twitter handle, Ozil, who played alongside Benzema at Real Madrid, wrote: “THE KING. My Boy Benzi! The best No 9 of our generation. #HalaMadrid @Benzema @realmadrid.”