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World Cup 2022: Benzema leaves Qatar and takes a direct flight to Madrid to day

AAfter the announcement that he would not be able to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the French striker has Karim Benzema left the concentration of the French national football team early on Sunday morning to travel directly to Madrid to continue the recovery process of his muscle injury.

The player took off Qatar Airways flight QU149 at 8:08 a.m. from the emirate (1:08 a.m. ET) and, according to the digital edition of the newspaper L’quipe.

On the day he returned to collective training, the player, after suffering from discomfort in his left leg, suffered a tear in the quadriceps of the same leg, which will prevent him from playing in his second World Cup, having retired in 2014. played in Brazil.

Benzema’s message

“In my life I never gave up, but tonight I have to think about the team, as I always have, so the reason says I have to leave my place to someone who can help our group to have a great World Cup” Benzema wrote. on social media.

The result of the analysis

The MRI he underwent revealed a tear in his left quadriceps that will require a three-week recovery period, according to a statement released last night by the French Football Federation.

France coach Didier Deschampswho lamented the loss of the recent Ballon d’Or winner had until Monday, the eve of his debut against Australia, to call up a new player to take the Madrid player’s place, if he wanted to, but decided to take on the Qatari adventure with 25 players.


Source: news.google.com

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