It has been confirmed Karim Benzema will no longer play a part of France’s 2022 World Cup participation in Qatar.
The Real Madrid striker will miss the World Cup after picking up a thigh injury in training.
The two-time world champions will begin their defense against Australia on Tuesday, November 22
France star Karim Benzema has lost his race to be fit for the 2022 World Cup and has withdrawn from their squad, the country’s football federation announced on Saturday.
The Real Madrid forward was voted the best player this year in the Ballon d’Or last month and the 34-year-old will be sorely missed by the World champions.