Karim Benzema

Unfazed by guilty verdict in sex tape blackmail case, Real Madrid relying on Karim Benzema

Benzema should be back in action again on Sunday, when Madrid hosts Sevilla in a clash of two of the hottest teams in the Spanish league.

published on : 25th November 2021

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema handed 1-year suspended sentence in sex-tape case

Benzema was found guilty of being involved in an attempt in 2015 to blackmail France teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

published on : 24th November 2021

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: France recall N'Golo Kante, Kingsley Coman

Chelsea midfielder Kante, who has won 50 caps, did not feature when France won the Nations League title in Italy last month after he contracted Covid-19.

published on : 5th November 2021

Karim Benzema nets twice in Madrid's 2-1 CL win over Shakhtar

The victory left Madrid with nine points in Champion's League Group D, two more than Inter Milan, which won 3-1 at third-place Sheriff. Sheriff has six points, and Shakhtar is last with one point.

published on : 4th November 2021

Madrid forward Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France

The 33-year-old Benzema's legal team told the court in Versailles that professional obligations made it “impossible” for him to attend.

published on : 20th October 2021

Champions League: Vinicius Junior shines as Real Madrid rout Shakhtar 5-0 

Madrid, the 13-time European champion, moved up to second place in Group D on six points

published on : 20th October 2021

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema on trial in France for blackmail

Karim Benzema, 33, acknowledged he had served as an intermediary between one of the alleged blackmailers, his friend Karim Zenati, and Valbuena, who now plays for Greek club Olympiakos.

published on : 19th October 2021

Real Madrid star Karim Benzema goes on trial in Valbuena sextape case

Benzema, 33, stands accused of helping a group of alleged blackmailers to approach Valbuena in an attempt to extort money.

published on : 18th October 2021

France wins Nations League with late goal from Mbappé

Mbappé netted with 10 minutes remaining as France was again forced to fight back, just as it had done in the semifinals against Belgium.

published on : 11th October 2021

La Liga: Real Madrid's attack stalls in 0-0 draw against Villareal

Benzema and Vinícius Júnior had been carrying Madrid's attack so far, with at least one of them scoring in five of the first seven matches.

published on : 26th September 2021

Real Madrid stays red-hot, routs Mallorca 6-1 in Spanish league

Benzema scored twice to reach 200 league goals but Madrid also got a hat trick from Marco Asensio on its way to a comfortable 6-1 win over Mallorca.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Vinícius Junior, Benzema lead Madrid to 2-1 win at Valencia 

Vinícius Junior and Karim Benzema added to their impressive starts to the season by scoring late goals in Madrid’s 2-1 win against Valencia in the Spanish league on Sunday.

published on : 20th September 2021

Karim Benzema hat-trick gives Real Madrid winning return to Santiago Bernabeu

Karim Benzema completed his hat-trick by converting a penalty in the 87th minute, to make it five goals and two assists from his opening four games this season.

published on : 13th September 2021

France fine without Kylian Mbappé; Denmark perfect in FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Griezmann scored twice and was set up by Benzema both times in a 2-0 win over Finland that put the defending World Cup champions in control of their qualifying group for the 2022 tournament.

published on : 8th September 2021

Karim Benzema extends contract with Real Madrid through 2023

Real Madrid confirmed on Friday that they have extended the contract of striker Karim Benzema until the end of June 2023.

published on : 21st August 2021
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