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Benzema: “I really wanted to win a trophy with France”

Sun 10 October 2021 | 22:59

France’s striker Karim Benzema is proud of their mental strength.

After

France’s

2-1 win against

Spain

in the UEFA Nations League final, their experienced striker

Karim Benzema

talked about his side’s performance, insisting that he is proud of France’s mental strength and their patience and the fact that they didn’t panic when they were one goal down in the game.

Didier Deschamps’

men managed to come back from one goal down and win the game giving Real Madrid’s striker his first trophy with the national team.

“I really wanted to win a trophy with France, and now it’s done”,

as per reports from French outlet M6, via

BBC Sport

.

“We showed strength of character, because this team is very strong, and it never gives up and we have proven it today.

“It is the sign of a great team not to panic, to be patient and to wait for the right opportunity.”

Le Blues conceded a goal in the 64th minute of the game when Mikel Oyarzabal found the net, but Karim Benzema leveled the game two minutes later to give his side hope for the remainder of the game, and PSG’s high-profile striker Kylian Mbappe gave the World Cup’s defending champions the lead in the 80th minute, giving the opposition ten minutes to fight their way back into the game, which wasn’t enough and France won the final game.


source: SportMob

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