Karim Benzemaannounced that he left the national team right after the end of the tournament.
Towards the end of the tournament, he wrote “I don’t care” in a social media post. This sharing of Benzema confused the minds.
“dropped because it wasn’t playing”
According to the news in the Spanish AS; Karim Benzema He had decided to quit the national team when Deschamps removed him from the squad.
It was also stated that the player was waiting for the end of the tournament to explain this decision.
Again, according to the claim in the news; It was written that the 35-year-old striker’s injury is not that serious and he can play from the last 16 round against Poland.
He rejected Macron
At the very beginning of the tournament, Benzema, who went to his country due to his injury, received an offer to go to Doha with the presidential plane. However, Benzema did not accept this offer, as did former international player Laurent Blanc, Zinedine Zidane and Michel Platini.
National team figures
The Algerian-born striker scored 37 goals with the France National Team jersey, which he wore 97 times.
Benzema achieved his only title in the national team by winning the UEFA Nations League in the 2020-21 season.
Benzema, who ran the ball in Spanish club Real Madrid, was awarded to the player of the year. He won the Golden Ball (Ballon d’Or) award for the first time in 2022.