Madrid forward Benzema absent for blackmail trial in France

Real Madrid's Karim Benzema reacts during a Champions League group D soccer match in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Oct. 19, 2021. (Efrem Lukatsky / AP) Real Madrid's Karim Benzema reacts during a Champions League group D soccer match in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Oct. 19, 2021. (Efrem Lukatsky / AP)