Many players are getting inspired from Karim Benzema because of his longevity to reach the top. He has been able to establish once again as one of the elite strikers of the world in the previous year. Benzema received much applause for his achievement. Among the players who have praised him, Raphael Varane is one of them. He has seen Benzema in action many times as he has been his team-mate for Real Madrid for a long time. Raphael stated that Benzema is really his inspiration and he admires and respects him a lot.
Now, Varane seems to be very happy with his success. He said that he and Benzema have had a good relationship since they started playing for Real Madrid. According to him, they have known each other for almost eight years and together they have had some moments that are memorable and great at the same time. They like to talk more about football than anything else. Raphael stated, since Karim Benzema has more experience, he can be offered the role of advising. He can give better advice on the methods of approaching things when players are at their peak level. Raphael is confident that he will also be able to give suggestions on how to maintain the level as he has been in Madrid for a quite long time because of his outstanding longevity.