A day before the FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar, the defending champions have suffered a major setback.
According to foreign media, France striker Karim Benzema has been injured during training, after which it has been confirmed that he is out of the World Cup.
The coach of the French team says that he is very sad for Karim Benzema, who made this World Cup his main goal.
He said that despite this setback to the team, he has full confidence in the players, who will do everything for the challenge that awaits us.
According to foreign media, Karim Benzema scored the most goals for France in the 2014 World Cup, while he was not part of the team in the previous event.
According to reports, Karim Benzema returned to the France team last year after 6 years, after which he scored 10 goals in 16 matches.
It should be noted that the first match of the FIFA World Cup will be played today between the hosts Qatar and Ecuador.