Karim Benzema

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

France warm up for World Cup by defending Nations League crown

Real Madrid's victory in the Champions League final on Saturday did not quite bring the curtain down on the football season in Europe, with the action continuing into June as France begin their defence of the UEFA Nations League title.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Messi tips Benzema for 'deserved' Ballon d'Or

Real Madrid's France star Karim Benzema deserves to win the Ballon d'Or, according to seven-time laureate Lionel Messi.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Liverpool v Real Madrid Champions League final starting line-ups

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was able to name influential midfielders Fabinho and Thiago Alcantara in his side for Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid after the pair recovered from muscle injuries.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Real Madrid seal 35th La Liga title

Real Madrid secured a 35th La Liga title on Saturday with four games to spare after a 4-0 home win over Espanyol fuelled by two goals from Rodrygo.

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

In attempting to defend a lacklustre performance from Saturday's stalemate at Atletico Madrid, Zidane turns the spotlight once more on the misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.

November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017

Deschamps in charge means no World Cup for me, says Benzema

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema admits that he has no hope of playing at the World Cup next year as long as Didier Deschamps remains as France coach.

April 11, 2017
April 11, 2017

Real's attacking trio out to reignite spark against Bayern

Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo will be looking to rekindle some of the magic they once served up under Carlo Ancelotti on Wednesday when they face their old coach in the latest edition of Real Madrid's rivalry with Bayern Munich.

March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017

Benzema won't give up on France recall

Frozen-out star forward Karim Benzema wants showdown talks with France coach Didier Deschamps about his international future and said Thursday he hasn't given up hope of a recall.

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

Benzema lifts Real

Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid made light of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's absence to move back to the top of La Liga with a 4-1 win at Eibar on Saturday.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

BBC key to beating Atletico

Former Real Madrid midfielder Fernando Serena believes Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema hold the key to Los Blancos' hopes of beating Atletico in the Champions League final on Saturday.