France striker Karim Benzema tests positive for COVID-19, Real Madrid says

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Euro 2020 - Round of 16 - France v Switzerland - National Arena Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania - June 28, 2021 France's Karim Benzema walks off the pitch as he is substituted Pool via REUTERS/Franck Fife

MADRID (Reuters) - France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has tested positive for coronavirus, his club said on Friday in a statement, with no additional details.

(Reporting by Inti Landauro and Emma Pinedo; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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