Karim Benzema: “I love my country.”

Speaking to Téléfoot, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema revealed that he hopes to return to the French national team, despite the fact that he has yet to be cleared of wrongdoing in the Mathieu Valbuena sextape scandal.

“The manager said that I was available for selection, now. I am doing my work with my club. Aside from that, of course, we all want to be called up to the national team. I am a footballer, I love the French national team so certainly I will be patient. You play football for this. I play for Real Madrid, in a great club. And I love my country. There is a manager. He makes his decisions. Me, in any case, I am ready.”

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