That’s it, Karim Benzema is gone. Already. No reason to drag on at the same time, as the disappointment is strong and it is necessary to let the France team prepare as calmly as possible for its first match in this World Cup, Tuesday against Australia. The Real Madrid striker, injured in training on Saturday evening, learned in the evening that he had to give up on the World Cup.
“In my life I have never given up, but tonight I have to think about the team as I always have, so reason tells me to leave my place to someone who can help our group. to have a great World Cup, “wrote the Ballon d’Or on Instagram, a few minutes after the announcement of his withdrawal from the World Cup in Qatar.
Obviously disappointed, when he was to play the second World Cup of his career, just after winning the Golden Ball, KB9 left the base camp of the Blues very early this Sunday morning. He boarded at 8:08 a.m. local time (6:08 a.m. in France) on a flight which should land at Madrid-Barajas airport at 1:33 p.m., we learn The Team. He will now be treated at the Real training center. His recovery was estimated at least three weeks by the staff of the Blues.
In Doha, the life of the France team continues. “I am extremely sad for Karim who made this World Cup a major goal. Despite this new blow for the French team, I have full confidence in my group. We will do everything to meet the huge challenge that awaits us, ”reacted Didier Deschamps on Saturday evening. The coach will, once again, have to change his plans. A habit that he would have done well.