French court convicts soccer star Benzema of attempted blackmail

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - World Cup - UEFA Qualifiers - Group D - France v Kazakhstan - Parc des Princes, Paris, France - November 13, 2021. France's Karim Benzema during the warm up before the match. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

PARIS (Reuters) - A Court in Versailles on Wednesday found France and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema guilty of complicity in the attempted blackmail of former international team mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape.

(Editing by Richard Lough)

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