the French can be world champions
Missing the first match of the World Cup, Karim Benzema showed his support for the Blues ahead of the semi-final.
Ballon d’Or 2022, Karim Benzema explained at the ceremony that his ultimate goal is to win the 2022 World Cup with the Blues. Even though Karim Benzema withdrew before the first match, the Real striker is still on the Blues’ roster and will be crowned world champions if France beat Morocco on Wednesday December 14 and win the final.
Very cautious in the routes of the Blues, the Real striker, who returned to training, posted a message on social networks on Sunday December 11 to show his support for the band Didier Deschamps. “Come on guys, we’re close to 2 more games… behind you.”
Didier Deschamps expressed his disappointment at the end of the package announcement. “I am very sad for Karim who has become the main goal of this World Cup. Despite this new blow for the French team, I have full confidence in my group. We will do everything to meet the enormous challenge that awaits us “, he underlined. in a press release from the FFF. A few minutes later, Karim Benzema spoke through a message on his Instagram account. “In my life, I never give up, but tonight I have to think about the team like I always do, so reason tells me to give up my place to someone who can help our group have a good World Cup. Thanks for all your messages of support”.
Saturday evening, November 19, Le journal The team caused “a severe muscle pain in the left quadriceps”. Tests made during the night at the Aspetar medical facility in Doha confirmed a clear verdict: “a wound of the femoral rectus, which will require a recovery period of three weeks” according to the federation’s statement. Too many participated in the World Cup group stage and even hypothetically in a large part of the possible knockout matches if the Blues qualified. What should be confirmed after a package. Karim Benzema was denied a second World Cup, he who missed the 2010 World Cup and the Knysna scandal, reached the quarter-finals with the Blues in 2014 in Brazil before being dismissed for Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup.
Interviewed on the show Telefoot, Sunday, November 20, Didier Deschamps explained how Karim Benzema was injured. “Not in the opposition, in the game, he has played before. Everything is under control, he is making another step, as happened with Varane. Not even with an acceleration, a strike.” The coach then added that injuries can happen in training, that this is not a comeback. “It was a big blow, of course. Karim had done everything. He was in session and with an almost innocuous gesture… here it is, it’s the other leg and in front while it was the ischio on the other”, detailed Didier . Deschamps.
If the medical verdict dismisses the thesis of the return of a hamstring injury that has been dragging Karim Benzema for more than a month, he who has hardly played in competition with his club Real Madrid for more than a month, the injury of the French striker will raise many questions. Does his return need to be rushed for participation in the first match against Australia on Tuesday? While the French team’s training on Saturday night in Doha, three days before the Blues’ run on Tuesday against Australia, was to mark the increase in power with the anticipated return of Karim Benzema and Raphaël Varane to collective training, after after several days marked by care and exercises aimed at getting them back on their feet and giving them confidence before the first match, this ordeal finally turned into a disaster. According to RMC Sport, the former Lyonnais was not injured in a shock or contact with a partner, but after a race, immediately felt a “sharp pain” in his left leg.