This goal will help Blaise Matuidi earn a spot on France’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Matuidi scored his first international goal Wednesday in France’s 2-0 win against the Netherlands.
Matuidi had already provided the assist for Karim Benzema’s opener when he scored a wonder-goal in the 41st minute.
Matuidi ran unmarked into the Netherlands’ penalty area and turned Mathieu...
Jasper Cillessen from Ajax started the game in goal for Holland against France last night at Stade de France in Paris, and France won with two great goals in the first half, one from Karim Benzema of Real Madrid, and the other from Blaise Matuidi of PSG – and all three Newcastle men – Mathieu […]
France recorded their first win over the Netherlands since 1997 courtesy of goals from Karim Benzema and Blaise Matuidi on […]
Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has insisted he is happy at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu despite ongoing reports linking him […]
Liverpool will consider an ambitious move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema – if the club qualify for the Champions League at the end of the season.
Reds boss Brendan Rodgers has already confirmed his intention to sign ‘world class’ talent if the club finish in the top four – and Benzema is believed to have emerged as a realistic option.
According to Marca, Liverpool...
Real Madrid kept the pace up with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the top of the Primera Division by strolling to a 3-0 victory at Getafe , thanks to goals by Jese, Karim Benzema and Luka Modric.
With both their rivals winning the day before, the pressure was on Carlo Anelotti's side to pick up the three points from a stadium they had lost at last season, but Jese settled any...
Real Madrid striker and French international Karim Benzema will miss France’s World Cup qualifier after he was pulled over for speeding at 135 mph and could face potential jail time.
Benzema was driving home from a match–in his Audi RS5 4.2 FSI that was given to him by his club team Real Madrid–alongside fellow teammates Alvaro Arbeloa, Jose Callejon, Sergio Ramos and Michael...
Spanish police say Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was caught speeding at more than 60 mph over the limit.
Police say Benzema has been charged with reckless driving after being caught going 134 mph in a 62 mph zone in Madrid on Feb. 3. Police say the France international faces losing his license and a fine.
In June 2011, Benzema was fined for reckless driving when police caught...
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February 28, 2013
France star Karim Benzema claims Manchester United have made attempts to sign him "for the past three or four seasons".
Benzema, who is set to lead France's attack against England on Monday in their Euro 2012 opener, insists he is happy at Real Madrid and has no plans to leave the Spanish champions.
The 24-year-old has been continually linked with a move to the Premier...
Karim Benzema may be the man France needs to finally shake off the stigma of two dreadful major tournaments and make a positive impression again at the European Championship.
France, which failed to advance from the group stage in its last two tournaments, has traditionally struggled without an inspiration leader.
It has not won a tournament match since playmaker Zinedine Zidane...
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May 13, 2012