Benzema fined $23,400 for reckless driving
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been fined $23,400 and had
his drivers license revoked for eight months for reckless
Benzema was sentenced Friday by a Madrid court after requesting
a change in the court date from March 26, with France set to play a
World Cup qualifier against Spain in Paris that day.
Benzema was caught driving 134 mph in a 62 mph zone in the
Spanish capital on Feb. 3.
France and Spain both have seven points at the top of their
qualifying group for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.