Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was arrested by the French police for allegedly blackmailing fellow Frenchman Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. The 27-year-old was placed under formal investigation on Thursday, but Real Madrid have given their backing to the striker, releasing a statement in support of the player. Benzema could face a punishment of five years in prison, if found guilty of his alleged crimes. After staying at the police station all night for questioning, Benzema was released until further investigations and the Frenchman returned to Spain to train with Real Madrid. . Madrid back Benzema According to reports from Skysports, Benzema held talks with club president Florentine Perez and the club released a formal statement in support of the star player. The statement read: “The Real Madrid C.F president, Florentino Perez, held a meeting with the player in which he gave him his full support and expressed his confidence that his actions were in good faith and that […]

Having joined Raul at the top of Real Madrida s all-time scoring charts, Cristiano Ronaldo now has two pairs of Golden Shoes to his name, and club president Florentino Perez believes the Portuguese is hungry for more. . One has almost lost count of the number of milestones Cristiano Ronaldo has accomplished in his illustrious career, as the 30-year old won the Golden shoe for a record-breaking fourth time, and Perez insists Ronaldo is still at the very top of his game. Ronaldo netted 48 goals in La Liga across the 2014-15 campaign, two more than Lionel Messi, and was presented with the award by Florentino Perez at the Santiago Bernabeau. Perez hailed the dashing Prince from Madeira and thanked him for whatever he has given to Los Blancos. “This award goes back to show that we have a unique and exceptional player in Cristiano Ronaldo,a the Madrid president said during Tuesday’s ceremony, as reported by a Cristiano Ronaldo […]