In the group of Didier Deschamps, in front of the Netherlands in Rotterdam (20:45) in the framework of the League of Nations, Olivier Giroud has a unique status. The player is often criticized, always criticized and is often reminded of his silence in the last World Cup. The winner of Chelsea, who is now the fourth quarter scorer in the history of the Gormach with 32 goals on the clock, leaving Russia failing to get the fault. The story could be very different.
"I do not have the balls"
In a memorial, Giroud could have a goal against Peru (1-0), in the group stage, if Kylian Mbappé did not put into a ball that was spinning to the goal after a striking opponent for his party attack. Five months later, Giroud had not forgotten this scene. "It is an objective if Kylian was not involved, but rather to take the shot and push it deeply into, I do not have the balls, but it's true that it may be a bit different , "admitted by the former Gunner in an interview with Eurosport.
However, Giroud is not happy: "We may not be champions of the world (if Mbappé had not scored, so we have to change anything, without any hesitation."