Criticism was 'too much', says Benzema

November 14, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent

Karim Benzema has accused the media of going over the top in their criticism of him while he struggled to score for France.

Benzema, 26, ended a 1222-minute goal drought for his country in last month's 6-0 defeat of Australia, and followed that up with another strike in his nation's closing 2014 World Cup qualifier with Finland.

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