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KARIM BENZEMA RUMORS

French football boss: Don't punish 'stupid like a donkey' Benzema

French Football Federation president Noel Le Graet has urged Karim Benzema be forgiven for his involvement in Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape plot.The Real Madrid striker has been charged with complicity in an attempt to blackmail his international teammate and participating in a criminal conspiracy.Benzema has been suspended from representing France in the meantime, throwing his participation...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

France Suspends Karim Benzema Amid Mathieu Valbuena Blackmail Scandal

PARIS — Karim Benzema was indefinitely suspended from the French national team on Thursday because of his involvement in an ongoing blackmail case, throwing his international career into doubt. The Real Madrid striker has been charged with conspiracy to blackmail relating to an extortion scam over a sex tape involving France teammate Mathieu Valbuena. “I have decided that he...
Via NESN.com
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Karim Benzema suspended over sex-tape blackmail scandal

Karim Benzema is one of the best strikers in France, but the Real Madrid star won’t be suiting up for Les Bleus anytime soon. Benzema is facing criminal charges stemming from an alleged plot to extort French teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. With that, French football president Noël Le Graët has decided to suspend Benzema until the case is resolved. From The Guardian...
Via The Comeback
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid striker Benzema suspended from France team

PARIS -- Karim Benzema has been indefinitely suspended from the French national team over his involvement in an ongoing blackmail case, throwing a major doubt over his international career.France soccer federation president Noel Le Great says ''I have decided that he is not available for selection.''Le Graet, who had previously supported Benzema, called it a ''heart-breaking'' decision...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Benzema's lawyers want hearing with Valbuena

PARIS --Karim Benzema's lawyers have requested a face-to-face meeting with Mathieu Valbuena in an effort to ease tensions between the France teammates embroiled in a blackmail scandal.Benzema, who has been handed preliminary charges of conspiracy to blackmail relating to an extortion scam over a sex tape involving Valbuena, has no right to meet the Lyon midfielder during the investigation...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema hits back at detractors

PARIS --Speaking publicly for the first time since becoming embroiled in a blackmail scandal, France striker Karim Benzema hit back at detractors in an emotional television interview on Wednesday, saying he has been ''dragged through the mud'' and treated ''like a scumbag'' after being held in custody.Benzema has been charged with conspiracy to blackmail, relating to an extortion...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Embattled Benzema wants to win Euro 2016 with Valbuena

PARIS --Speaking publicly for the first time since becoming embroiled in a blackmail scandal, Karim Benzema said Wednesday he wants to play again for France and win the 2016 European Championship with teammate Mathieu Valbuena.Benzema, one of France's key players, is facing charges of conspiracy to blackmail relating to an extortion scam over a sex tape featuring Valbuena. He is...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid star Karim Benzema charged in extortion case

Real Madrid star Karim Benzema has been formally charged in France with extortion reports say. Benzema turned himself in Wednesday and was charged earlier today in an extortion case revolving around Benzema’s French national team teammate Martin Valbuena. Investigators claim that Benzema played a role in trying to blackmail Valbuena in exchange for not releasing a sex tape with...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Karim Benzema Charged In Mathieu Valbuena Sex Tape Blackmail Conspiracy

PARIS — Five years after missing the World Cup amid his involvement in a prostitution probe, Karim Benzema was charged Thursday with conspiracy to blackmail as part of an investigation over a sex tape involving France teammate Mathieu Valbuena. Benzema, widely considered one of the most talented strikers in the world, also faced preliminary charges of participating in a criminal...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema arrested in sextape blackmail case

Real Madrid forward and French international Karim Benzema was arrested today in connection with a plot to blackmail fellow French international and Lyon player, Mathieu Valbuena, according to multiple reports. Benzema, 27, was called to the police station in Versailles early this morning, but the public prosecutor’s office would only confirm that he was being held for questioning...
Via Bloguin Best
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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