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Super Eagles star shines in his team 3-0 victory in UEFA Europa League

Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler Henry Onyekuru was outstanding for Olympiacos football club on Thursday night, as he played a vital role in their 3-0 home victory over Slovan Bratislava FC in the UEFA Europa League Playoff. The former Everton football club star was dropped to the bench by coach Pedro Martins and he was able to impress after being introduced.

  3 months ago ago
Super Eagles star shines in his team 3-0 victory in UEFA Europa League

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Benzema usurps his two coaches Deschamps and Zidane at EUROs

After over five years in the international wilderness, a period he utilized properly to underline his immense talent at club level with Real Madrid, French striker, Karim Benzema was recalled to the national team for the ongoing EURO 2020. Benzema was left out of Les Blues in controversial circumstances by coach Didier Deschamps.

  5 months ago ago
Benzema usurps his two coaches Deschamps and Zidane at EUROs

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Valbuena speaks out on Benzema’s recall to the France national team.

Following the report of a sex video blackmail scandal in 2015, Karim Benzenma and Mathieu Valbuena found themselves frozen out of France’s squad. The Former Marseille and Lyon Player, Valbuena insists he has no hard feelings with Didier Deschamps for recalling Real Madrid Striker to the national team fold.

  6 months ago ago
Valbuena speaks out on Benzema’s recall to the France national team.

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Read What Benzema Said After Returning To France Squad After Six Years Of Absence.

Karim Benzema last played for France in 2015 and since then, the Los Blancos forward hasn't represented France on the international stage. This was due to a Sex tape blackmail scandal involving the Real Madrid foward and his French national team teammate, Mathieu Valbuena. Due to the scandal, The French National team distanced themselves from the Real Madrid forward to avoid tensions and controversy in the national team.

  6 months ago ago
Read What Benzema Said After Returning To France Squad After Six Years Of Absence.

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Why Karim Benzema Was Ignored By France For Over Five Years.

Karim Benzema is truly one of the game's top strikers having been around and delivering consistently on the biggest of stages for Real Madrid. The French foward has played in 579 matches for Real Madrid and scored 274 goals for the Los Blancos.He also has 27 goals in 81 matches for the France National Team despite a five year absence on the international stage.

  6 months ago ago
Why Karim Benzema Was Ignored By France For Over Five Years.

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Recalling Benzema makes France Euro 2020 favorites

France coach, Didier Deschamps is set to recall Karim Benzema to the national team as a part of their Euro 2020 squad according to multiple reports. Benzema hasn't made an appearance for France since 2015 when he was exiled from the team because of his involvement in a sex tape scandal with former teammate, Mathieu Valbuena.

  6 months ago ago
Recalling Benzema makes France Euro 2020 favorites

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Checkout The Player Olympiacos Will Be Afraid To Face in Their Second Leg Clash Against Arsenal

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free group available for selection.Olympiacos boss Pedro Martins has to contend with a number of unavailable players.

  8 months ago ago
Checkout The Player Olympiacos Will Be Afraid To Face in Their Second Leg Clash Against Arsenal

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Thursday Real Madrid Transfer News And Updates

Karim Benzema will be obliged to appear in front of the Criminal Court in Versailles over the Mathieu Valbuena sextape affair. Sylvain Cormier (Benzema’s lawyer): "The decision to take him to court is absurd and unfair." france info Real Madrid is finding it difficult to renew Sergio Ramos' contract, there's an interest from PSG but they will not move for the center-back until he becomes an official free agent. The relationship between Madrid and PSG is perfect. RMC sport COVID-19 will have cost Madrid nearly

  11 months ago ago
Thursday Real Madrid Transfer News And Updates

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Onyekuru Feels Blessed To Play First Game For Olympiakos

Nigeria forward, Henry Onyekuru feels blessed to have played his first game for Olympiakos in 3-0 UEFA Europe League home win over ŠK Slovan Bratislava on Thursday. The 24-year-old who joined the Greek giants on 1 August 2021, was handled a bit-part role, having been introduced as a 74th replacement for Mathieu Valbuena, as the club secured a plausible victory at Stadio Georgios Karaiskáki, Piraeus.

  3 months ago ago
Onyekuru Feels Blessed To Play First Game For Olympiakos

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Look At What Benzema Did On The Bench After Giroud Scored Twice Against Bulgaria

The competition between Karim Benzema and Olivier Giroud looks like it's going to be very interesting to watch. Giroud has been France's number one striker for years and Benzema has been nowhere near the Les Bleus, since his controversial incident with Mathieu Valbuena. To the surprise of many, Benzema was recalled back to the national team ahead of the 2021 European Championship which will kickoff on Friday.

  6 months ago ago
Look At What Benzema Did On The Bench After Giroud Scored Twice Against Bulgaria

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Here is what Kylian Mbappe tweeted after Benzema made it to France 26-man Squad for Euro 2020.

Today, the 18th of May 2021, Karim Benzema return to the French squad for the first time since 2015. Karim Benzema made it to France 26-man Squad for Euro 2020, France head coach Didier Deschamps confirmed. The Real Madrid striker has been in fine for Real Madrid this season scoring 29 goals in all competition and hasn't features for France since 2015, after he was accused of helping blackmail former teammate Mathieu Valbuena with sextape.

  6 months ago ago
Here is what Kylian Mbappe tweeted after Benzema made it to France 26-man Squad for Euro 2020.

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Euro 2020: 3 Things You Should Know About Benzema's Performance At France Vs. Switzerland 2014 World Cup Clash

Caption: Karim Benzema celebrates as he scored against Portugal in Euro 2020 Group stage. Photo credit: Marca.com France thrashed Switzerland (5-2) in their second 2014 Fifa World Cup Group E game. Karim benzema's contribution was superb as he scored a goal, provided two assists, and also missed a penalty in the same game.

  5 months ago ago
Euro 2020: 3 Things You Should Know About Benzema's Performance At France Vs. Switzerland 2014 World Cup Clash

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The Sad Reason Why Karim Benzema No Longer Play For His Country, France.

Karim Benzema is one of the best players in the planet. But the Real Madrid legend no longer play for his home country, France. If you take notes during the last World Cup in 2018, Karim Benzema has zero appearance throughout the game. Well, France Did well even without him by lifting the trophy. Photo: Karim Benzema So what exactly made him to stop playing for his own country, France? It was a blackmail scandal which shook the country. In 2015, his France team-mate, Mathieu Valbuena was threatened. Some individuals

  1 year ago ago
The Sad Reason Why Karim Benzema No Longer Play For His Country, France.

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Check out France's potential line up with Karim Benzema.

Just few days ago, the French National Team released the official squad list for the Euros 2020 competition. One of the highlights of the list is the introduction of Real Madrid's star, Karim Benzema. The Real Madrid star is earning a recall from Didier Deschamps to the national team for the first time in six years.

  6 months ago ago
Check out France's potential line up with Karim Benzema.

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Check Out The Reason Why Karim Benzema Was Suspended From The France National Team Since 2015

Karim Benzema has had many run ins with the French Football Federation.While clearly being technically good enough to be in the team (obviously better than Giroud), he has had attitude problems.A video recording sex tape of a teammate in 2015 did not help his case.

  6 months ago ago
Check Out The Reason Why Karim Benzema Was Suspended From The France National Team Since 2015

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Karim Benzema Set To Be Recalled Back To The France National Team After Six Years

Real Madrid star, Karim Benzema has a very big chance of being recalled back to the France national team squad ahead of the forthcoming Euros 2021. Karim Benzema who last played for France in 2015 after being removed from the France national team due to sexy tape feud with his then team mate, Mathieu Valbuena.

  6 months ago ago
Karim Benzema Set To Be Recalled Back To The France National Team After Six Years

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Benzema Back to France

After five years he has last represented his country in international games, Kareem Benzema has been recalled to the France squad for the forthcoming Euro 2020. The Real Madrid giant, who has scored 27 international goals for his home country, registered himself in the scoresheet with two goals in a 4-0 win over Armenia in October 2015.

  6 months ago ago
Benzema Back to France

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Karim Benzema To Stand Trial For What He Did In 2015

According to reports by French Prosecutors on Thursday, January 7,2021,Karim Benzema will stand trial for his involvement in a Scandal with Compatriot,Mathieu Valbuena. Back in 2015,Two men recorded a s3x tape of Valbuena and wanted to use the medium to blackmail him. The men allegedly managed to make contact with Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema,who at that time was still featuring for France in International Matches.Karim Benzema is believed to have spoken to Valbuena about it during a camp with the

  11 months ago ago
Karim Benzema To Stand Trial For What He Did In 2015

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Former French forward Karim Benzema to Appear Before the court.

The Real Madrid forward is accused of the conspiracy attempt to blackmail, with Patrice (his lawyer) claiming the player "has nothing to be ashamed of" According to AFP, Benzema has now been told by the Versailles prosecutor’s office that he will be charged to Court although the date is still unfixed. The accused French forward argues that a policeman had drawn him into this case in a dishonest approach. Benzema's lawyer responded to the news that his client is being charged with conspiracy attempts to blackmail

  11 months ago ago
Former French forward Karim Benzema to Appear Before the court.

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Karim Benzema To Stand Trial For Alleged Involvement In Sex Tape Scandal.

Karim Benzema will be charged with conspiracy to commit treason in connection with a sexually explicit video of a former French player they played with. The Real Madrid star has been accused of paying others to extort money from Mathieu Valbuena, who claims he will publish a video for the world in 2015. The 33-year-old Frenchman said a police officer used an unethical approach that threw him into the matter. Since the news broke, Benzema has not played for the French national team again. The French news agency

  11 months ago ago
Karim Benzema To Stand Trial For Alleged Involvement In Sex Tape Scandal.