The Real Madrid star was not considered for selection after being charged over his involvement in an alleged attempt to blackmail international team-mate Mathieu Valbuena.
Despite being without the Real Madrid star, Didier Deschamps' side have progressed to the decider of the European Championship on home soil, beating world champions Germany in the semi-finals on Thursday.
"Not physically present but the heart is ... [wishing you a] good match," he said.
And after two goals from Antoine Griezmann dispatched Joachim Low's team, Benzema used Twitter to demonstrate his goodwill.
"Congratulations to the team and staff !!! Come on, one match [to go]," he wrote.
France will face Benzema's Madrid team-mates Pepe and Cristiano Ronaldo when they take on Portugal in the final at Stade de France on Sunday.