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Benzema in the French team: the permanent contradictions of Noël Le Graët

2021-11-24T15:41:08.085Z

Since the indictment of Karim Benzema in the sextape case at the end of 2015, the president of the FFF has regularly changed his mind about the status of “KB9” in Blue.



On May 18, Didier Deschamps announced his list of 26 players for Euro 2020 with the surprise presence of Karim Benzema, away from the Blues for five and a half years. “

I've always pretty much wished it would end like this, you know that. It's a real treat, ”

rejoices Noël Le Graët in

L'Equipe

, on the evening of the unexpected summons of the Real Madrid center-forward. The president of the FFF expresses his relief at finding "KB9", a long-standing wish. However, reading his litany of statements since the accusations of Mathieu Valbuena in the context of the sextape affair, the revelations of which date from October 2015, the position of the Breton president seemed much more nuanced. And often contradictory.

Taking note of the wiretaps - which motivated the court of Versailles to condemn Karim Benzema on Wednesday - Noël le Graët believes in December 2015 that the former Lyonnais, indicted on November 5, can no longer

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Source: lefigaro

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