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Deschamps reveals the reasons for the inclusion of Karim Benzema in the list of the French national team

Didier Deschamps, the coach of the French national team, talked about the reasons that led him to include Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema in the list of 26 players who were called up to the European Championship "Euro 2020".


Deschamps said in statements to the French "Telefoot", "I will not talk much about the discussion that I had with Benzema, but the conversation that took place between us was very, very long, there were quite a few exchanges between us, I will not tell you when, how, or if it was the return of Benzema." It was possible before, before the conditions were not met, as it is today. "


And the France coach added, "If you make the decision to come back, you can imagine that it went well. You want to make me talk about unpleasant things. It was said that he was racist."


Didier Deschamps continued, "For example, since that day, I am no longer the same as I was, I do not see things the same way, I broke up with everything, it was very violent, the important thing now is today and tomorrow, the fact that Benzema did not return earlier did not prevent The team has achieved good results. "


In a related context, the French star, Karim Benzema, Real Madrid striker, won the "Onze d'Or" award, as the best player in the world for the current season 2020-2021, surpassing both stars Lionel Messi of Barcelona and Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich striker.


Real Madrid star Benzema received a total of 47.3% of the votes cast by the fans for the Onze d'Or award, presented by the French "onzemondial" magazine, every year through the mass vote that was opened last April.


Argentine star Lionel Messi, Barcelona's player, came second after receiving 20.1%, then Robert Lewandowski 11.3%, Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain star 10.3%, Manchester United's Borno Fernandez 3.5% and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo 3.2%.


"I do not say that I am better than that or that player, or that I am the best player in the world, I just give everything I have in every match and that's it," Benzema said after winning the award.