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Benzema backs France: "Bravo to the team and the manager"

Benzema showed his support for France and Didier Deschamps after watching the team go through to the final: “My heart is with you”.

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Karim Benzema, who is sitting out Euro 2016 due to his involvement in the Mathieu Valbuena sex-tape case, watched France knock Germany out in the semi-finals to reach the final in Paris against Portugal. Benzema is still supporting his teammates and his country, however, posting this message online almost immediately after the match: "Bravo team and management, let's go, just one more match to go!".

The Real Madrid striker said even though he may not be physically in France, spiritually he was with the team: "I might not be there in person, but my heart is with you all" he posted on Instagram.