French football star, Kareem Benzema who has been embroiled in a legal battle over a sextape scandal has been cleared to play in the forthcoming EURO 2016 tournament.  
The French Football Federation acknowledged the decision in a brief statement. “The French Football Federation takes note of the lifting of restrictions on Karim Benzema. It is a first stage. The FFF has also been recognized as a civil party and can therefore learn of all developments in the case as they happen.”
Lawyers of the 28 year-old also stated that they are working hard to establish his innocence