Stephen Dunmoye

France Coach, Didier Deschamps has said that he is extremely sad for Karim Benzema who had made this World Cup a major objective, as he was ruled out of Qatar 2022 World Cup.

The Balloon d’Or winner, Benzema has been ruled out of the World Cup based on the quadriceps injury sustained in yesterday training.

Real Madrid forward given three-week recovery period which ends hopes of featuring in Qatar for the reigning Champions, France.

According to the coach, “I am extremely sad for Karim who had made this World Cup a major objective. Despite this new blow for the French team, I have full confidence in my group. We will do everything to meet the huge challenge that awaits us.”

Karim Benzema has been ruled out of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after tearing a muscle in his left thigh, the French Football Federation has confirmed.

According to French Football Federation, NFF, “Karim Benzema is out of the World Cup.

“After hurting the quadriceps on his left thigh the Real Madrid striker is forced to give up on taking part in the World Cup.”

Benzema was taking part in his first full training session with Les Bleus when he had to come off after feeling some pain in his left thigh.

“He went for an MRI scan in a hospital (clinic) in Doha, which unfortunately confirmed a tear,” the FFF added.

Benzema wrote on Instagram: “In my life I have never given up but tonight I have to think about the team, as I have always done, so reason tells me to leave my place to someone who can help our group make a good World Cup.

“Thank you for all your messages of support.”