A French press report sparked a surprise about Karim Benzema, the Spanish Real Madrid star, with his renewed chances of participating in the World Cup.
Monte Carlo Radio Network reported that Benzema may return to the squad of the French national team in the World Cup in Qatar, after recovering quickly from a thigh muscle rupture.
added, “Karim was forced to leave the list of roosters before the first match against Australia, but it seems that the Real Madrid star recovered from his injury faster than expected.”
The French network quoted Spanish press reports, that Benzema may participate normally in Real Madrid’s training in the middle of next week.
it explained that the chances of the best player in the world to be with France again in the World Cup exist, because he is included in the list chosen by Didier Deschamps, and he can complete the journey with the roosters in the tournament.
Radio Monte Carlo concluded its report that Benzema’s return to the France national team list depends on Deschamps’ decision.
And the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) confirmed that if France won the World Cup, the team would win 26 medals, which is the number of France’s national team list (including Benzema).
It is noteworthy that the French national team was the first to qualify for the round of 16 with two consecutive victories over Australia (4-1) and then Denmark (2-1), and it concludes its campaign in Group D by facing Tunisia.