Benzema stops the French team, Le Graët answers him

Forced to withdraw from the World Cup, Karim Benzema retired from international football after the end of the competition. A decision that comes as his absence in Qatar with the France team is causing controversy. Benzema therefore ended up saying stop and Noël Le Graët reversed this decision.

If the course of theFrench team when world Cup in Qatar can be considered a success, not everything was rosy among the Blues. Didier Deschamps was particularly confronted with a problem with Karim Benzema, forced to forfeit according to the French medical staff. Since then, the conditions for the abandonment of the Ballon d’Or 2022 have been controversial. Who is more, after the final lost by theFrench teamthe striker real Madrid announced the end of his international career.

“Maybe it was time for him to stop”

In comments reported by the JDD, Noel Le Graet then surrendered on the international retirement of Karim Benzema. “Maybe it was time for him to stop, that doesn’t mean I don’t have a lot of affection and respect“explained the president of the FFF. So it’s over between KB9 and theFrench team… instead of Didier Deschamps.

Deschamps extends until 2026

As formalized by the FFF this Saturday, Didier Deschamps has returned for a few years at the head of theFrench team. The 54-year-old manager will stay for the next four years and will therefore be in place until the next world Cupin 2026.