The 33-year-old French striker is set to stand trial for an alleged role in a sex tape scandal with a french national team player Mathieu Valbuena.
The two players were teammates in the French national team at the time of the video in 2015.
Karim Benzema is said to have tried to extort money from his teammate at that time Mathieu Valbuena through blackmailing him over the sex tape. Benzema was even sent out of the squad prior to the French national team playing a friendly match with Armenia because of the blackmail allegations that had gotten the attention of everyone in the French team.
To show the issue got serious, the coaching crew of the senior French national team got instructions from the french football association not to allow Karim Benzema to play for the national team, and ever since the French striker has never played for his national team, from 2015.
According to GOAL, Report Benzema has been told by the prosecutors that he will be taken to court over that videotape incident that happened five years ago.
Karim Benzema’s lawyer has been reported to say that his client is innocent of all the charges leveled against him.
The 33 year old was born in Lyon France in December 19,1987 and joined Real madrid in 2009.It is in Real madrid that Karim Benzema made a name of himself and becoming one of the best strikers in the world.
He has won a total of 13 trophies for himself including La Liga titles, Copas del Rey, and UEFA Champions League titles. He is also real Madrid’s 5th all-time top scorer.
Pas forcé d’y croire ! ☄️ pic.twitter.com/Ah5mPz9r0A— Karim Benzema (@Benzema) January 7, 2021
We can say he surely knows his ways in the field,we give him that.
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