Karim Benzema

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

France will not replace injured Benzema for World Cup

Defending champions France will not replace the injured Karim Benzema in their World Cup squad, coach Didier Deschamps said on Sunday.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Injuries taking a heavy toll on World Cup

Karim Benzema became the latest big-name player to miss out on Qatar World Cup following an injury.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

A riveting ride to Qatar

After winning the rights to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in 2010, it quickly became clear that Qatar would have to pull a rabbit out of its hat to successfully stage football’s showpiece event. The largest concern at the time was whether players could even perform in the searing summer as the Mi

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

France sweat on Benzema, Varane ahead of World Cup opener

Defending champions France are hoping Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane will be fit enough to feature in their opening World Cup match against Australia, with teammate Adrien Rabiot insisting both are "determined to play".

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Real lose Benzema, Modric for Leipzig match

Real Madrid will be without this year's Ballon d'Or winner Karim Benzema and the 2018 victor Luka Modric for this week's Champions League tie in Leipzig, coach Carlo Ancelotti said at a Monday press conference.

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

Real Madrid star Benzema to miss Sevilla match

Real Madrid talisman and Ballon d'Or winner Karim Benzema will miss his team's clash with Sevilla on Saturday in La Liga with a thigh injury.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Real Madrid go top after 3-1 win over Barcelona in Clasico

Karim Benzema, Federico Valverde and Rodrygo were all on target as a dominant Real Madrid beat old rivals Barcelona 3-1 at home in 'El Clasico' on Sunday to move top of LaLiga.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Benzema will start against Shakhtar, Ancelotti confirms

Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that striker Karim Benzema is fit and will start for Real Madrid against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League, ahead of Sunday's Clasico against Barcelona.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Benzema out of Madrid derby

Real Madrid will be without striker Karim Benzema for the Madrid derby clash with rivals Atletico Madrid, coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed on Saturday.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Benzema and Putellas win UEFA player of the year prizes

Karim Benzema and Alexia Putellas were rewarded for outstanding seasons by winning the UEFA men's and women's player of the year prizes at a ceremony in Istanbul on Thursday.