Will Didier Deschamps put his name on his list? Currently in great shape, Olivier Giroud is the coach’s attacking headache for the World Cup in Qatar. While waiting for the fateful announcement scheduled for Wednesday in the 8 p.m. newspaper of TF1, the player is trying for his part to play it calm. He thus assured Saturday that he did not want to “think about the World Cup” for the moment, after his new decisive goal for AC Milan against La Spezia (2-1).
“The possibility of playing in a third World Cup is very important. For me, it’s a goal to keep this title “won with the Blues in 2018, assured the former striker of Montpellier, Arsenal and Chelsea on DAZN.
Two goals from Thierry Henry’s record
“We have a great team, we have a lot of hopes with all the talents that France has,” added the 36-year-old striker (114 caps), who is only two lengths from the team goals record. of France Thierry Henry (49 goals against 51). “But I don’t want to think about the World Cup now, we’ll see on Wednesday when Didier Deschamps communicates his list”, continued the one who only appears as a luxury lining to Karim Benzema with the Blues.
Against La Spezia, in this match counting for the 13th day of Serie A, Giroud scored the winning goal in the 89th minute with a superb scissor kick. But he was excluded in the process, logically warned a second time for having removed his jersey when he had received a yellow just before.
Already on November 2, the French striker had offered AC Milan a big victory (4-0) against Salzburg, to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League, thanks to a double and two assists.