France’s Karim Benzema during a training session at the Jassim Bin Hamad stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photo: AP
France’s Karim Benzema during a training session at the Jassim Bin Hamad stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photo: AP

Fifa World Cup 2022: France star Karim Benzema out of tournament with leg injury

  • Real Madrid superstar adds to Didier Deschamps’ woes after hurting the quadriceps muscle on his left thigh in training
  • ‘I’ve never given up in my life but I have to think of the team … reason tells me to give my place to someone who can help our squad,’ Benzema says

France’s Karim Benzema during a training session at the Jassim Bin Hamad stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photo: AP
France’s Karim Benzema during a training session at the Jassim Bin Hamad stadium in Doha, Qatar. Photo: AP
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