Now it has been revealed who asked Deschamps not to bring Benzema back to the team

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The captain of France Hugo Lloris and the striker Antoine Griezmann were the main initiators for Deschamps not to return Karim Benzema to the lineup.

Journalist Roman Molina confirmed that. Benzema was on the list of players to play in Qatar, but was injured before the start of the World Cup.

Deschamps decided to return Benzema to France, but the Real striker remained on the list of French players in the national team. In the meantime, he managed to recover, but the head coach of France decided not to return him to the national jersey.

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“Griezmann and Lloris were happy when Benzema got injured. They were happy because he was leaving Doha, because they never accepted his return to the national team. They were somehow scared because their status as leaders of the team was threatened,” Molina claims.

Benzema did not play for the national team for more than 5 years after he was involved in a scandal surrounding the blackmailing of teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

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