France and AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud has grow to be the all-time prime goal-scorer for his nationwide workforce, equaling Arsenal and Barcelona legend Thierry Henry’s file. Giroud scored a brace to take his goal-scoring tally to 51 as France hammered Australia 4-1 of their opening match on the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Doha,UPDATED: Nov 23, 2022 03:10 IST
Giroud ranges Arsenal legend Thierry Henry’s file (AP)
By India Today Web Desk: France and AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud has grow to be the all-time prime goal-scorer for his nationwide workforce, equaling Arsenal and Barcelona legend Thierry Henry’s file. Giroud scored a brace to take his goal-scoring tally to 51 as France hammered Australia 4-1 of their opening match on the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
France’s oldest campaigner on this World Cup – Giroud, introduced out his classic greatest in a 10-minute burst in the direction of the later levels of the primary half to attain his first aim of the day. He peeled off his marker to fireplace Adrien Rabiots’s cut-back to offer France the lead within the thirty second minute.
In the second half, Giroud tried an acrobatic bicycle kick that might’ve been a contender for aim of the season however missed the aim by a number of inches. But he discovered the telling contact when Kylian Mbappe floated a ball from the left flank, which was met by Giroud, who out-jumped the Australian defenders to bag his second of the day.
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Rabiot and Mbappe had been the opposite two goal-scorers for Les Bleus as they routed the Socceroos 4-1 on the Al Janoub Stadium in Qatar.
With this brace, Giroud grew to become the all-time top-scorer for France, degree with Henry at 51 objectives every. He is forward of the likes of Zinedine Zidane and three-time Ballon d’Or winner Michel Platini in France’s goal-scoring charts.
On the day, France took near 25 photographs, towards Australia’s 4. Didier Deschamps’ workforce confirmed clear indicators that they had been right here as one of many favorites to win the World Cup regardless of a number of accidents to their camp within the build-up to the match.
France have been drawn alongside Australia, Denmark and Tunisia in Group D of the continued FIFA World Cup. They will now lock horns with Denmark of their second group-stage match on November 26.
Nov 23, 2022