• 15/07/2024 10:51

After leaving Euro 2024: the best scorer in the history of France ended his career in the national team

ByИван Дунаев

Jul 11, 2024

 After leaving Euro 2024: the best scorer in the history of France retired from the national team

Olivier Giroud played his last match for the national team.

Forward of the American club “Los Angeles” Olivier Giroud ended his career in the French national team.

The 37-year-old forward’s last match for “Le Blais” was the semi-final of the Euro- 2024vs Spain. In it, Giroud entered the field in the 79th minute, replacing Ousmane Dembele.

Olivier failed to help his team save themselves from defeat. “Red Fury”beatFrance with a score of 2:1 and became the first finalist of Euro 2024.

Giroud announced his retirement from the national team even before the European Championship.

“This will be my last tournament for France. Of course, I will miss it. We need to make room for young players. We also need to take into account not to play an extra season. We need to find the right balance. I have always said that I will finish playing when it comes to that.” the body will signal. I think I still have two strong seasons. But as for the national team, I think this will be the end,” Olivier said in an interview with L'Equipe.

Giroud played for the French national team. 2011. He took part in the European Championships 2012, 2016, 2020 and 2024 and the World Championships 2014, 2018 and 2022.

Together with the national team, Olivier won the 2018 World Cup, became the silver medalist of Euro 2016 and the 2022 World Cup .

Giroud is the top scorer in the history of the French national team. He has 57 goals in 137 matches in a Le Blais shirt, as well as 15 assists.

In the Euro 2024 final, the Spaniards will play the winner of the semi-final match between Netherlands – England, which will take place on Wednesday, July 10, in Dortmund (starts at 22:00 Kiev time).

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The 2024 European Championship final is scheduled for Sunday, July 14, at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. The starting whistle will sound at 22:00 Kyiv time.

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