Karim Benzema may miss World Cup after injury


French striker Karim Benzema might miss the World Cup after struggling a left thigh harm throughout coaching on Saturday evening in Doha, sources inform ESPN.

The 2022 Ballon d’Or winner felt extreme ache in his hips throughout a run in the direction of the top of his coaching session.

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Benzema is at the moment present process ultrasound scans to search out out the extent of the harm, however he’s now sidelined. Les Bleus’ event opening recreation towards Australia on Tuesday.

There are fears that he’ll miss your entire competitors after an preliminary destructive analysis from the medical workforce.

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Benzema, 34, has struggled with accidents in the course of the first a part of the season with Actual Madrid.

He performed simply 26 minutes of soccer final month due to muscle fatigue and Saturday was the primary time he has educated with France for the reason that 2018 World Cup champions convened on Monday.

France coach Didier Deschamps was optimistic his striker might play however Saturday’s harm dominated him out of the World Cup.