We're told the two have a great time together and are taking things slow. They have an amazing connection and always have a wonderful time when they are together.
The insider adds that Rihanna appreciates how the 27-year-old soccer player understands her hectic schedule and gives her the space she needs.
Additionally, we're told the duo has been spending time away from the paps as of late and, most importantly, Rihanna's friends and work crew are said to be fans of the couple.
While neither the singer nor the Real Madrid star has commented on the romance, the Barbadian beauty was spotted stepping out with Benzema in mid-June, about one week after their post-clubbing breakfast date.
"@Benzema I feel your pain right now!" to which he reportedly responded saying, "@Rihanna No Pain no gain, thanks for the support!"