Long absent from the plans of Didier Deschamps, Olivier Giroud ended up regaining the favor of the coach of the Blues. The AC Milan striker will play well in the 2022 World Cup and will be able to demonstrate his ability to accept his replacement status.
Once again, Olivier Giroud got out of a complicated situation. It was hard to see how the AC Milan striker could convince Didier Deschamps. The coach of the France team felt he was unable to accept a role as an understudy during the 2022 World Cup. But the mentality displayed by the French international in recent months ended up working in his favor. No wonder for Bixente Lizarazu who never believed Olivier Giroud likely to disrupt a group, as Cristiano Ronaldo does at Manchester United.
” I am delighted ! I find it logical and fair in relation to everything he does on the pitch, whether with AC Milan or the Bluesreacted the TF1 consultant in the columns of L’Equipe. And I’ve never been worried about how he can live his situation as a substitute in a group. Because he was often confronted with it in his life as a club player and he even made it a strength, an asset. It’s completely different from Cristiano Ronaldo who discovered this status recently. »
” In fact, Olivier Giroud is a striker with a defensive mentality, who thinks of the team first, and that’s rare in this position.underlined the 1998 world champion. He is number 2 behind Karim Benzema, he knows it. And given the minor physical problems of the latter, even if they are probably not very serious, Didier Deschamps knows that with Giroud, he has a striker who makes the mesh! “The Milanese also has the support of several teammates in the selection who had publicly called for his invitation to the World Cup.