A great athlete should be exemplary.
While Le Graet protested that it was a hard decision to come by, Antoine Griezmanns form for Atletico Madrid no doubt made it simpler.
Nevertheless, under judicial review, Benzema was not be permitted to join up with the France squad as contact with Valbuena was not permitted, and head coach Didier Deschamps was not willing to call the Madrid forward as a point of principle.Saturdays Champions League final against Atletico Madrid offers the final chance for the 28-year-old to take satisfaction from what has been, in actual fact, a nightmare year.Los Blancos recorded five shutouts in the group stage, and another five in their six knockout round matches to secure a spot in the Final.Ils devraient éviter le sexe deux ou trois jours avant le match." On verra ceux qui n'ont pas écouté ce conseil ce mercredi sur la pelouse d'Anfield.Et elle n'a pas l'air de plaisanter.Away from the pitch, though, trouble has long been brewing.Such comments have provoked a counteroffensive from the Benzema camp, with lawyer Eric Dupond-Moretti arguing back: "I must say that in the case of the sex tape, I was very shocked by the statements of the Prime Minister.Frankly, I'm not worried.The first time always has a special taste.
However, his relatively disappointing scoring record for his country combined with his alleged misdemeanours, which is remains under investigation for, was ultimately too much of a hurdle to overcome.
I was the protagonist for a great goal.