Karim Benzema was spotted telling Ferland Mendy not to pass to Vinicius Jr after accusing him of ‘playing against Real Madrid’ during their Champions League clash against Borussia Monchengladbach
Karim Benzema has apologised to Vinicus Jr after his brutal putdown during half-time as Real Madrid toiled against Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League.
As the teams made their way out for the second half, the Frenchman was caught on camera telling Ferland Mendy not to pass to the 20-year-old.
He accused the Brazilian of ‘playing against us’ during a tough match for Real Madrid.
They found themselves 1-0 down to Gladbach as their European woes continued
Los Blancos were still reeling from their shock 3-2 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk on matchday one.
And tempers flared against German opposition during the interval with Benzema talking to Mendy in French with Vinicius Jr in earshot.