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Case of the sextape: "I remain focused on what I like", Benzema reacts to his conviction by talking about football

2021-11-25T07:59:35.745Z

The Real Madrid striker scored in the Champions League on Wednesday night, hours after his one-year sentence was announced



It is with a somewhat furtive message, posted at the end of the evening on his social networks, that Karim Benzema reacted to his hot news, his sentence to one year in prison suspended in the context of the sextape affair. .

“I stay focused on what I love the most… Great teamwork, great victory, let's continue”.

Only a few hours after learning of the judgment, which his lawyers immediately announced they wanted to appeal, the Madrid captain was playing an important match in Moldova, against Sheriff Tiraspol.

The striker of the Blues still shone by scoring the third and last goal of the White House (3-0).

This easy success allows the Madrilenians to keep their first place, while waiting for the shock against Inter Milan.

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It also and above all confirms the excellent season of the French, contender for the Golden Ball which will be awarded on Monday.

He "is totally focused on his work, he did it very well, I saw him very calm before the match, and very well during", declared his coach Carlo Ancelotti at the end of the meeting.

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Regarding the verdict, the Italian indicates that he “did not talk about it” with his player before kick-off.

"He is calm, it is a subject concerning him that we have been talking about for a long time."

"He's a great player", Valbuena plays him appeasement

Mathieu Valbuena, the first victim in this case, also reacted to the judicial decision.

If he played appeasement with his former partner ("I have never mixed the affair and the football side. Karim Benzema is a great player. I am no one to say whether he should be selectable or not" ), on the other hand he lambasted the attitude of the Federation and its boss Noël Le Graët.

"The only thing I see is that I received no support" while "I am a victim of all this, it is true even if some could still doubt it".

“When I was in the good days of the France team, he licked my boots.

On the other hand, when one disappears from the radars, it is Monsieur Phantom.

Maybe he lost my number, ”quipped Valbuena.

Source: leparis

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