Real Madrid and French striker, Karim Benzema has been suspended from all footballing activities involving the French national team. This is an aftermath of his alleged involvement in a sex tape scandal also involving teammate Mathieu Valbuena.
Benzema is under investigation over alleged bid to blackmail Mathieu Valbuena on sex tape involvement. Transcripts of a phone conversation between Benzema and his friend over the sex tape was leaked by the French Police to Europe 1 radio and earlier on October 5 Benzema was said to have mentioned the issue to Mathieu Valbuena during training.
Karim Benzema runs the possibility of missing out in the French squad for the 2016 Euro which will hold in France and if found guilty, he would face at least 5 years imprisonment.