December 20, 2022 (Jack87 News) – Early morning today, December 20, Benzema posted on his personal social media, announcing that he would retire from the French national team. With a photo of himself wearing the French national team jersey, BK8 Benzema wrote in French: I made mistakes and worked hard to get to where I am today. I am proud of it. I wrote my story, and ours is over.

Benzema made his debut for the French national first team in 2007. He has played 97 times for the French team and scored 37 goals. He is the fifth scorer in the history of the French team. Benzema represented the French team in one World Cup (2014) and three European Cups (2008, 2012, 2020 (was held in 2021).

In 2015, Benzema was arrested by the police for allegedly extorting his national team teammate Valbuena Bet99. In December of the same year, he was expelled from the French national team and banned from being selected for the national team indefinitely. He also missed the 2018 World Cup.

In May 2021, Benzema returned to the French national team again after a lapse of 6 years. This year’s World Cup, Benzema was selected for the 26-man squad, but before the start of the game, Benzema left Qatar due to injury, and the French team did not recruit players, so he is still in the squad.

Before the semi-finals of the French team, Benzema had recovered from his injury and participated in the training of Real Madrid, but French coach Didier Deschamps said at the press conference that he did not want to talk about whether Benzema could return to the team. Before the final, “Parisian” reported that French President Macron invited many injured players of the French team to watch the match in Qatar Boda8, but Benzema rejected the invitation. The reporter said that his relationship with Deschamps had broken down.

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