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French stars face soliciting trial

Updated: August 14, 2012, 4:48 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- The Paris prosecutor's office says French national team players Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema will face a trial for soliciting a minor.

The office said Tuesday that six other people and a nightclub suspected of serving as a base for a network of prostitutes are being charged with aggravated pimping in the case.

The trial is going ahead at the behest of a judge, even though the prosecutor's office has argued the charges should be dropped.

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