Real Madrid's star player has been suspended indefinitely from France's national team. Karim Benzema was put under formal investigation by French authorities last month for an alleged attempt to blackmail an international teammate over a sex video.
A French court has rejected Karim Benzema's request to halt his trial for alleged blackmail. The Real Madrid striker is accused of targeting fellow French international Mathieu Valbuena using a sex video.
Karim Benzema will be allowed to play in the summer tournament after his legal restrictions were lifted on Friday. He will be allowed to play with French teammate, Mathieu Valbuena, the other party in the blackmail case.
Real Madrid and France striker Karim Benzema has spoken out in the sex-tape blackmail case. It is clear he wants to lead France to glory in the 2016 European Championships, but his chances appear slim.
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema has been suspended from France's national team. This comes amid a scandal involving an attempt to blackmail one of his France teammates.
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