Frenchman Olivier Giroud became the historic scorer for the “roosters” team, after scoring a goal against Poland, on Sunday, in the round of 16 of the World Cup currently being held in the State of Qatar.
Jiro opened his country’s national team’s hat-trick against Poland at the 44th minute in a match held at “Al-Thumama” stadium, benefiting from a precise pass given to him by Kylian Mbappe, who scored the second and third goals in the 74th and 90 + 1 minutes, before the opponent reduced the difference in the last seconds through Robert. Lewandowski.
Giroud raised his tally to 52, surpassing his compatriot Thierry Henry, the former Arsenal and Barcelona star, after equalizing his number (51 goals) by scoring two goals in the first round of the Qatar World Cup against Australia.
France’s top scorers, after Giroud and Henry, include Antoine Griezmann (42 goals), Michel Platini (41 goals), Karim Benzema (37 goals), David Trezeguet (34 goals), Kylian Mbappe (33 goals), and Zinedine Zidane (33 goals). 31 goals).
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France is competing in the World Cup finals in Qatar as the defending champion, and is preparing to know its next opponent, after determining the winner from facing England and Senegal.