Karim Benzema is resigned to never featuring for the French national team again, with the Real Madrid star insisting that he will not “
The 31-year-old hasn’t featured for Les Bleus since 2015 but his scintillating form with Real Madrid this season has raised questions over a potential recall in the near future.
But Benzema, who’s been directly involved in 25 goals this season, claims that he isn’t prepared to wait to be recalled, adding that he wishes the new generation of national team players all the best for their future with France.
He scored 27 goals in 81 appearances during his career with Les Bleus, which spanned over eight years having made his debut under Raymond Domenech as a teenager.
Benzema travelled to three major tournaments with France where he scored three goals and claimed four assists. He was also named as the country’s player of the year three times, in 2011, 2012 and 2014.