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France Recall Benzema For Euro 2020 After Six-Year Exile

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Karim Benzema was named in France’s provisional Euro 2020 squad by Didier Deschamps on Tuesday, giving the Real Madrid striker a shock international recall after years in the wilderness over his alleged role in a blackmail plot.

The 33-year-old has not played for France since October 2015, but is now set to line up alongside World Cup and Antoine Griezmann at the delayed European Championship.

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why the recall! after all this years?

“So proud of this return to the France team and of the trust placed in me,” Benzema said on .

“Thank you to my , my friends, my club… and to all those have always supported me and give me strength every day.”

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