Benzema's blackmail case heads for possible final hearing
The Paris Appeal Court will re-examine the case against Real Madrid star Karim Benzema for his alleged role in the blackmail of fellow international Mathieu Valbuena on October 4, sources told AFP on Friday.
Bale brilliance powers Real to 13th European crown
Gareth Bale scored twice including an incredible overhead kick after coming off the bench as Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the Champions League final in Kiev on Saturday.
Benzema scores twice against Bayern to send Real into Champions League final
Real Madrid are within touching distance of a third consecutive Champions League triumph after Karim Benzema scored twice to eliminate Bayern Munich on Tuesday and book their place in the final.
Zidane drops Casemiro, recalls Benzema for Bayern clash
Zinedine Zidane sprung a surprise by dropping Casemiro for Real Madrid's Champions League semi-final second leg against Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Casemiro started on the bench for the first time in this season's knock-out stage, with Mateo Kovacic coming .....
Benzema, Bale left on Real bench as James starts for Bayern
Zinedine Zidane left out both Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema from Real Madrid's starting line-up for Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg at Bayern Munich.The holders started with Isco and Lucas Vazquez either side of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Unstoppable Ronaldo the sole survivor of Real's 'BBC'
Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema were once the untouchable trio, but only one of Real Madrid's feted "BBC" can be sure of their place against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Ronaldo relieved as Madrid edge five-goal Malaga thriller
Cristiano Ronaldo's first La Liga goal for over a month ensured Real Madrid closed the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona to seven points by squeezing past struggling Malaga 3-2 on Saturday.
Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder
In a recurring theme of Real Madrid's stuttering season, Zinedine Zidane protested all his side lacked was a goal as they fell 10 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona after firing more blanks in a bad-tempered Madrid derby.
Benzema extends Madrid contract to 2021
Karim Benzema became the latest Real Madrid star to sign a new bumper four-year contract with the European Champions to 2021, the club announced on Wednesday.