Keyword: Mathieu Valbuena

Karim Benzema found guilty in 'sex-tape blackmail' case

French footballer Karim Benzema, who plays for Real Madrid and the France national team, has been handed a one-year suspended jail term and a fine of 75,000 euros after he was found guilty by a Versailles court of conspiring with others to blackmail a team-mate over a sexually explicit video found on his mobile phone.

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'Sex tape' trial: prosecutors seek suspended jail sentence for Benzema

At a court in Versailles, French prosecutors on Thursday called for a suspended prison sentence to be handed to footballer Karim Benzema, the star striker of Real Madrid and the France national team, for his alleged part in an attempt to blackmail team-mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sexually explicit video recording, for which four others are also standing trial.  

Karim Benzema suspended from France team over sex tape blackmail case

French Football Federation's ban on the 27-year-old football star will be lifted if he is cleared of suspected complicity in blackmail of teamate.

French footballer Karim Benzema under investigation in sex tape blackmail case

The Real Madrid and striker is suspected of helping to blackmail France team mate Mathieu Valbuena over a compromising sex video.

Djibril Cissé questioned by French police over alleged sex-tape blackmail plot

The former premier league footballer is reportedly one of four men questioned over alleged blackmail of Lyon star Mathieu Valbuena.