Doha, November 20 Karim Benzema is likely to missrance’s first World Cup match against Australia, and risks withdrawing from the entire tournament after suffering a leg injury in Saturday’s training, according torench and Spanish sports newspapers.
The 34-year-old, who traveled to Qatar after missing five of Real Madrid’s last six matches before the World Cup due to a cramping muscle injury, had a problem with his left leg, which was different from the issue that had bothered him throughout the day. Last month.
French sports newspaper L’Equipe and Spanish newspapers Diario AS and El Mundo Deportivo have now reported that Benzema will almost certainly miss his team’s opening match on Tuesday and may be forced out of the entire tournament, reports Xinhua news agency.
This year’s Ballon d’Or winner appears to have suffered the injury while taking part in a training match with the rest of coach Didier Deschamps who theoretically made 11 starts against Australia.
If Benzema is forced to withdraw from the tournament, it will be another blow for therench coach, who has already lost N’Golo Kante and Paul Pogba to injury.
It would also be a huge disappointment for the forward, who missedrance’s 2018 win after being left out of the squad in 2015 over an alleged blackmail incident involving fellow international Mathieu Valbuena.
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