Five years and 237 days after his last appearance in blue, Karim Benzema returned to the France team this Wednesday in Nice against Wales, in a preparatory match for the Euro. If the match ended in a large victory for France (3-0), the Merengue did not find the fault, even missing a penalty. This without demerit however.
« He was unhappy but very present with his technical ease. A goal would obviously have made him happy, it would have made me happy too. But if he keeps them for later, that’s fine with me, according to Didier Deschamps afterwards on the TF1 antenna. It was an important moment for him certainly, but he is part of a collective, we could see it in his way of playing today. »
The main interested party confirms. ” The season was difficult with the series of matches but I had very good feelings, I gained momentum so it bodes well for the future, blows Karim Benzema. We had a very good game tonight, the main thing is to create chances and win. (On his return to the French team) I feel a lot of pride and joy, I want to play, to show that on the pitch. »
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