Karim Benzema’s package for the 2022 World Cup continues to be talked about and for good reason: as a close friend of “KB9” says, the staff of the France team made him resume too quickly before the competition in Qatar . An incomprehensible choice on the part of Didier Deschamps.
Since theFrench team did not ultimately win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, losing on penalties (3-3, 2 pens to 4) against Argentina, on December 18 at Lusail Stadium, the package of Karim Benzema will remain a terrible controversy. Three months later, it’s still just as vague, between imprecise explanations from Didier Deschamps and serious accusations from those close to the Ballon d’Or 2022.
Hit in both thighs as the meeting approached, “KB9” resumed training to injure his quadriceps 3 days before the first match (against Australia). The tricolor coach instantly decided to dismiss the striker from real Madridwhile the player could have resumed for the quarter-finals or the semi-finals of the World Cup, as his former agent, Karim Djaziri, said…
Benzema forced to “train at 100%”
For Benzema’s physical trainer, Javier Atalaya, there is no doubt: the France team has completely failed in the management of its striker. ” You can’t ask a player who comes back from injury, and after an 8 hour trip, to train 100% in a weight room “says the Spanish sports coach To brandadding: “ Even Cristiano couldn’t have endured Benzema’s training “.
After the announcement of Benzema’s package, already, Samir Nasri, on Canal +, had already pointed the finger at the ” bad “management of the tricolor staff with regard to his former teammate, ” a special player who requires special attention “. Strangely enough, the testimony of Nasri, who had Benzema on the phone, had not had much echo with the French media, the latter relaying the version given by the France team.
Author of 44 goals with Real during the previous season and even heroic during the coronation of the Blues in the League of Nations, Benzema could clearly have been spared a few more days, skipping the first match of the World Cup 2022, especially against a selection as weak as Australia. Deschamps will have it decidedly otherwise, depriving himself of the talent of the Ballon d’Or in title and this, until the end…