Karim Benzema does not see himself on the same level as fellow Frenchman Olivier Giroud.

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema said “don’t confuse Formula One with karting” as the exiled French striker dismissed comparisons to countryman Olivier Giroud.

Benzema has not played for France since October 2015 – head coach Didier Deschamps refusing to call up the Madrid star, instead turning to Chelsea’s Giroud.

Asked about the comparisons with Giroud, Benzema used a motorsport analogy to shoot down the question via social media.

“Don’t confuse Formula One with karting, I’m Formula One,” the 31-year-old said on Instagram Live.

 

Benzema has scored

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Aleksander Ceferin says it is possible that UEFA would have to consider the 2019-20 season null and void if play cannot be restarted.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has acknowledged the 2019-20 season across Europe would likely be lost if football is unable to restart by the end of June.

The 2019-20 season has been suspended indefinitely across most of Europe due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Euro 2020 also pushed back to 2021.

While leagues are hoping to restart between the end of April and the beginning of June, there is as yet no definite return date and Ceferin has

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Amid uncertainty due to coronavirus, Frank Lampard will not push his Chelsea players too hard.

Frank Lampard said he preferred not to just “push and push” his Chelsea players amid uncertainty over when, and if, the Premier League season will resume.

The Premier League will not resume until April 30 at the earliest due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it may yet be on hold even longer.

Lampard is wary of asking too much from his players with the uncertainty over the league resuming.

“It is very difficult at the moment because we have got nothing concrete in front of

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The UK came together to pay tribute to NHS staff as part of the “Clap for Carers” initiative on Thursday.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and former Manchester United star David Beckham expressed their gratitude towards healthcare workers in the United Kingdom amid the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 23,900 people have died from COVID-19 globally, with over 528,000 confirmed cases as the world struggles to contain the spread of the virus – which has brought sport to a standstill.

In the UK, there have been 578 deaths and almost 11,700 cases, and the country came together to pay tribute to NHS

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Donald Trump has backed the decision to postpone the Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic, believing the Games will take place in 2021.

Donald Trump is planning to attend what he predicts will be a “fantastic” Tokyo Olympics, despite the delay caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed on Tuesday that the Games, scheduled to start on July 24, would not go ahead as planned due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The decision was made following discussions between IOC president Thomas Bach, Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and organisers, though a new date is yet to

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With Tokyo 2020 postponed by a year, we look at the competitors whose dreams of an Olympics farewell have been delayed, or even denied.

It had been on the cards for some time, but Tuesday’s announcement confirming the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics still hit hard.

With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, it appeared the International Olympic Committee had hoped the Games would somehow still go ahead.

However, within 48 hours of declaring a four-week window in which to make a final decision, the declaration came – the 2020 Olympics would be delayed by a year.

In an instant,

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Jose Mourinho on Monday offered a helping hand for the elderly in Enfield.

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho volunteered to help elderly people who are quarantined amid the coronavirus pandemic on Monday.

Mourinho gave a helping hand to Age UK and Love Your DoorStep – a business putting local people in touch with local products and services – in Enfield, preparing food parcels and other essentials for delivery.

The Spurs boss said in a video posted on the Love Your DoorStep account: “I am here to help Age UK Enfield, Love Your DoorStep Enfield and of course you can donate

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Marco Asensio beat Leganes’ Aitor Ruibal 4-2 in Sunday’s FIFA 20 tournament final, raising over €140,000 in the process.

Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio won the LaLiga FIFA 20 charity challenge, helping raise funds for the fight against coronavirus.

While COVID-19 pandemic has forced sports to stop around the world, LaLiga continued to go ahead over the weekend, albeit virtually.

A single player was invited by Spanish video game streamer Ibai Llanos to represent their team in a 20-club FIFA 20 tournament.

Asensio – who has been sidelined for the entire 2019-20 season due to a serious knee injury – swapped

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