FIFA World Cup

Karim Benzema Scores World-Class Disallowed Goal Just After Full Time

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Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJune 20, 2014

Karim Benzema missed out on adding another outstanding goal to his burgeoning World Cup collection—because it came just moments after the final whistle had blown. 

The France striker curled a beautiful shot into the corner of the goal—only to get the bad news that the match was over.

It mattered little, as France settled for a 5-2 victory over Switzerland rather than a 6-2 triumph.   

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