• Ex-Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse faces sex tape blackmail charges

    Ex-Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse faces sex tape blackmail charges

    French prosecutors have called for former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse to be charged with blackmail over a sex tape featuring another French footballer.

    Cisse and Real Madrid star Karim Benzema were arrested last year over the alleged attempt to blackmail Lyon midfielder Mathieu Valbuena with a tape of him and his girlfriend.

    Cisse, who said he had merely tipped off Valbuena about the existence of the tape, was later released without charge.

    But prosecutors in Versailles, west of Paris, now say he has […]