Official: Benzema returns to the French national team

The rumors were true: Karim Benzema go back to the selection of France after almost six years of punishment. Specifically since October 2015, the forward of the Real Madrid He did not attend with his selection due to the judicial process that he had open for his involvement in an alleged case of extortion of his partner Mathieu
Valbuena.

However, after his great seasons with him Real Madrid, both the coach Didier deschamps as the president of the Gallic Federation, Nöel Le Graet, have decided to lift the punishment and have included him in the list of 26 players who will attend the Eurocup.

In this way, after a Eurocup (2016) in which France was host and runner-up and a World Cup (2018) that ended up winning, the ‘9’ of Real Madrid will once again command an attack with his team in which he has a record of 81 appearances and 29 goals.

Last match

The reality is that since the last game of Benzema with the French team it has rained a lot as they say. Specifically, it was on October 10, 2015 against the Armenian team in a match in which, in addition, they scored two goals in the 4-0 victory that the Gauls achieved that night at the Stade
from
France.

Thus, the soccer player of the Real Madrid will return to a great national team tournament after the last one was the 2014 World Cup in Brazil where his country lost in the quarterfinals to Germany, the later champion.