Karim Benzema, the Spanish star of Real Madrid and winner of the award for the best player in the world, considers that what remains of the current season is a “mission of revenge” from Didier Deschamps, coach of the French national team, who excluded him from the World Cup on the eve of the start of the tournament in late November, which sparked a lot of controversy about The validity of the justifications provided after the exclusion of the veteran striker.
Deschamps excluded his compatriot Benzema (35 years) from the France squad that reached the World Cup final before losing on penalties to Argentina, due to his injury without calling an alternative, but many news and reports indicated that the injury suffered by the Real Madrid player was not effective and that he He could play in the final price.
The Spanish newspaper “AS” said on Wednesday: Benzema returned to Real Madrid after his exclusion and the end of the vacation granted to him with one goal, to appear in the best form in the second half of the season, as he intends to take revenge on coach Deschamps after the latter excluded him from the World Cup.
And he continued: Karim is determined to carry Real Madrid on his shoulders, with one goal, which is to prove that Deschamps made a big mistake by excluding him from the World Cup list.
The story of Benzema and his exclusion from the French national team attracted the attention of the French and international media, as reports revealed that Karim’s previous disagreements with the national team coach cast a shadow over his international future, in addition to the refusal of a group of important players in the French national team to return the Real Madrid captain to the international list after his absence from it. For nearly 6 years, his agent, Karim Al-Jaziri, increased the tension after he published the results of Benzema’s examination, which he conducted in Qatar, which indicated that the player was able to play in the final price.
Karim Benzema announced his international retirement after his country lost to Argentina on penalties in the World Cup final.