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The echoes of the leaked video of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema are still present in the circles of social media, despite the passage of 48 hours since it was published.
Benzema appeared in the video, addressing his colleague and fellow countryman Ferland Mendy in the French language, between the two halves of the Real Madrid and Borussia Monchengladbach match, which was held last Tuesday, for the second round of the Champions League, where Benzema asked Mendy not to pass the ball to their teammate, the Brazilian Vinicius. Junior, saying, “He’s just messing around, don’t play with him about my mom’s life, he’s playing against us.”
After the leaked video became widespread, Benzema wanted to imply that what the media reported about his relationship with Vinicius was just false news and rumors. He posted, through his account on “Instagram”, a “provocative” post, in which he said: “At this time, dogs bark The number 9 passes, “referring to the number of the riyal shirt he wears.
0 – Karim Benzema didn’t pass a single ball to Vinicius Jr in the second half in the Champions League game vs Borussia Mönchengladbach (three in the first half). Distance. pic.twitter.com/OJ52Qh2Qym
– OptaJose (@OptaJose) October 28, 2020
But the “Opta” network of figures and statistics revealed the truth about Benzema’s relationship with Vinicius on the field, as the figures published after the end of the Real Madrid-Monchengladbach match showed that the French striker did not pass any ball to his Brazilian colleague in the second half of the match, after he had passed three balls in The first half before the “incitement” incident.
Source: Opta Network