Olivier Giroud is “not ready to hang up” the blue jersey

At 36, Olivier Giroud is the top scorer in Les Bleus history with 53 goals, and hopes to have the opportunity to score more.

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While his teammates Karim Benzema, Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda and Raphaël Varane recently announced their international retirement, Olivier Giroud, 36, intends to continue his career with the Blues. guest of the program “8:30 p.m. on Sunday” on France 2, from Milan, he said to himself “not ready to hang up, to take off this blue jersey which (him) is close to his heart”, while hoping “that there will still be emotions”.

“I have the motivation to continue and the physique too, I feel good. For the moment I am still eligible and a player for the France team”continued the world champion in 2018 and finalist of the last World Cup in 2022.

Less decisive on the return from the Qatari World Cup, the top scorer in the history of the Blues (53 goals) has found the net twice in the last three league games with AC Milan. He will know if Didier Deschamps continues to call him to the France team in March, during the next gathering of the Blues, with a meeting against the Netherlands (March 24), at the start of qualifying for Euro 2024.

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