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The office of the Prosecutor of Versailles, requested Thursday that the player of Real Madrid Karim Benzema to be tried for “complicity to attempted blackmail” by his alleged involvement in the blackmail to his then-partner selection is Matthieu Valbuena, told EFE his lawyer, Sylvain Cormier. Cormier pointed out that the demand of the Prosecution is based on purposes and unfounded that do not respond to reality.

“it’s no surprise, the Attorney has been involved a lot in this matter, is evident, so we waited to ask to go to trial, although the charges do not rely on the reality,” said Cormier, who had not yet informed his client, who was in full training when he jumped the news.

Benzema has spent several years involved in this controversial matter after that Matthieu Valbuena to speak to in 2015 have been blackmailed with the existence of a video of sexual content in which it appeared, and threatened to make it public. According to the account of the accusation, the promoters of the blackmail resorted first to exfutbolista Djibril Cissé, accused also in the statement next to Karim Zenati, childhood friend of Benzema and three other people.

As Cissé not convinced Valbuena she paid, came to Zenati to persuadiera Benzema to act as an intermediary. In a concentration of the “bleus” in October of that year, the two companions of selection spoke of the matter. Benzema advised her to pay, according to his version, to avoid problems.

The front of Real Madrid , who has seen his career in the French stuck by this story, he resorted on two occasions to the Justice with the hope to bury the accusation that haunted him, but the Supreme Court rejected definitively in December. The judges of the highest judicial instance considered that the researchers did not have transgressed the legitimate limits to obtain evidence of her involvement, contrary to what was intended by the player.