Browsing Karim Benzema

What the Judge Asked Karim Benzema in the Interview About the Blackmailing of Mathieu Valbuena

Posted on 2 Dec, 2015, by in Soccer

The Mathieu Valbuena sex tape blackmail scandal and the involvement of Karim Benzema (and maybe even Samir Nasri) has been one of the most bizarre football related stories in recent years, and French media outlet Le Monde published the interview between Nathalie Boutard, the judge, and Benzema. More

15 Best Memes of France Destroying Switzerland & Other World Cup Stuff

Posted on 21 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

The most impressive result of day 9 in the 2014 World Cup was France absolutely running all over Switzerland with an impressive performance from Olivier Giroud and Karim Benzema, maybe the best player in the tournament so far. Obviously, things went so well for them it resulted in memes and jokes at the expense of the Swiss side. More

Can France & Karim Benzema Win the 2014 World Cup?

Posted on 16 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

So is one big win enough to convince you that France are now among the favorites to win the World Cup? In truth they always were in the mix, although a bit pushed to the back of the line. But with Karim Benzema in this kind of scoring form and overall looking very solid all over the pitch with a dominant opening match victory, why not consider France as an option for the 2014 World Cup champions? More

Transfer Rumors 2014 – Arsenal Interested in Karim Benzema & Mario Mandzukic

Posted on 15 May, 2014, by in Soccer

Last season was the perfect example of how much Arsenal need a better, or at least another striker. Spending is no longer taboo, so it’s not surprising to learn of the team’s interest in Karim Benzema of Real Madrid and if that doesn’t work out they’ll turn their attentions to Mario Mandzukic of Bayern Munich. More

Real Madrid – Jese & Gareth Bale Manage Without Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted on 9 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

You can’t replace Cristiano Ronaldo, but Real Madrid can do well without him, getting another impressive performance from their home grown starlet Jese, while Gareth Bale comes back from his injury to show that he doesn’t really need any time finding his way and the net after a short absence. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Deserves a Better Defense

Posted on 3 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

The amazing scoring form Cristiano Ronaldo is in won’t matter if the Real Madrid defense, filled with talented yet not too intelligent players like Pepe and Marcelo keeps making things a lot more difficult than they should be as they feverishly try and catch up with the league leaders before it gets too late. More

It Must Be Frustrating to be Cristiano Ronaldo on This Real Madrid Team

Posted on 17 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Can Cristiano Ronaldo be regarded at some point till the end of his career as the best player in the world? Sure, by some, but he’s lost the popular vote. What’s left for him is to win as much as possible with Real Madrid – La Liga & Champions League titles, only that doesn’t seem to be going too well either. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Can’t Get More Clutch Than This

Posted on 6 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Every bit of criticism poured onto Real Madrid and Carlo Ancelotti is justified, but most of the time, it doesn’t matter. Cristiano Ronaldo can’t stop scoring goals during injury time, truly making something out of the nothing that is his team’s open play, while Karim Benzema is fading away into obscurity and Isco isn’t as good as advertised. More

Real Madrid – Angel di Maria is Currently Better Than Gareth Bale

Posted on 3 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

There was never any question about Real Madrid going back to their winning ways, but it was still refreshing to see someone either than Cristiano Ronaldo be their best player on the pitch, with Angel di Maria proving his place is in the lineup, and at the moment is a better fit than an injured or healthy Gareth Bale. More

Real Madrid – Alvaro Morata Has to Start Playing for Karim Benzema

Posted on 30 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

If Carlo Ancelotti won’t try, he’ll never find out. Instead of giving more credit to the walking zombie of Karim Benzema, giving Alvaro Morata a chance to play as the starting striker might be what Real Madrid need in order to get over some derby humiliation. More