Karim Benzema on his arrival to the France squad


Benzema shows that he is at his best on his arrival in the French squad

Published:15/11/2022 - 00:05h

Updated:15/11/2022 - 00:05h

Karim Benzema reported on Monday to France's squad for the World Cup in Qatar. The '9' from Real Madrid looked in perfect condition after his arrival in Paris, confirming that he had avoided playing in recent weeks to reach the top with 'Les Bleus'

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The French selection already has to his 26 summoned for the World-wide of Qatar in his official residence of Fontainebleu. Karim Benzema was one of which reported this Monday and the '9' greeted to the press and the fans gala, in perfect physical conditions, without any difficulty to walk or something associated to the presumptive physical problems that prevented him play with the Real Madrid the last weeks.

The player of 35 years played 90 minutes for the last time on 19 October in front of the Elche. Since, hardly it saw him in the final stretch of the crash in front of the Celtic Glasgow by the Chmapions League on 2 November. The Frenchman ensured in an interview with 'Telefoot' that was not to the 100 % and, thus, preferred not playing in the last two weeks, foreseeing some greater muscular complication

"It could it is to play but you can not be to the 100 % and when I go in in the field want to be to the 100 %. I have worked well physically, so you do not concern you", it affirmed the forward to the half Frenchman. In this sense, Karim attributed his muscular fatigue to the complicated European calendar. "It likes us play to the football, to all the world likes him play to the football and never stops. The problem is that we are not machines. Always it is necessary to be to the 100 % and play each days, is logical that there are injuries", added.

Benzema Joined to the concentration of 'Them Bleus' beside his mates in the Madrid, Eduardo Camavinga and Aurélien Tchouaméni. In principle, the '9' will not have problems to be headline next Tuesday in front of Australia in the stadium of To the Wakrah, with which confirms that, if it avoided to play with the Madrid, went only by his fear to lose the one who will be his third World-wide, after his absence forzosa in Russia 2018 by sportive extra reasons.

Deschamps decarta A 'plan B' for Benzema

In the first day of trainings, Didier Deschamps attended to the local press and was consulted by the physical state of Benzema. On the presence of Marcus Thuram in the list of 26, the technician descartó that treated of a 'plan B' by Karim lesiona. "In my head had the idea to carry to 26 players and decided to expect to the parties of the weekend to have a clear photography of the team that went to carry. From then, I decided to summon it, but it does not have at all that see with Benzema or another player his announcement", explained Deschamps, the one who trusts that the '9' and captain of the Real Madrid will be to tope in Qatar.

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