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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

‘I’m Not Interested’ – France Star Benzema Quashes World Cup Returns Rumour

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After reports surfaced that he had returned to training back in Spain, it was suggested Benzema could return to Didier Deschamps’ side in time for Sunday’s blockbuster final.

These suggestions picked up pace when the Ballon D’or winner posted a video on his social media handle,  although the 34-year-old has since taken to Instagram to quash such rumours, stating bluntly: “I’m not interested”.

READ ALSO: World Cup: Deschamps Turns Down Anthony Martial, Decides Not To Replace Injured Karim Benzema

The current holder of the Ballon d’Or looked set to spearhead France’s attack before a ball was kicked in Qatar, however an injury in France’s pre-tournament training ended those hopes.

Deschamps’ side have barely looked back, though, reaching their second successive World Cup final thanks to the dynamite duo of Kylian Mbappe and all-time leading scorer Olivier Giroud.

READ ALSO: Benzema Could Make Shocking France Return Ahead Of World Cup Final

With the Frenchman ruling himself out of action in Qatar, he will instead be focusing on club matters with Real Madrid, who resume their league title defence on December 30 against Real Valladolid.

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