France vs Portugal football match highlight..2-2. All goals and extended highlight
Returning to the national team after half a decade, he did not see the net in the first two competitive matches. Karim Benzema also missed several chances in those two matches. Criticism begins. After scoring a pair of goals against Portugal, the experienced French striker said he knew in advance that he would be criticized.
Let’s see football match highlight Portugal versus France..2-2….
France became the group champions with a 2-2 draw with the title holders in the final round of Group F at the European Championships on Wednesday night. Benzema equalized for the world champions after falling behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal. This is the first goal of the Real Madrid star for the country after five years and 258 days. He last saw the net against Armenia in October 2015 before this match.
Benzema scored his first goal in the 31st attempt at the European Championships. He led the team with another goal after the break. His total number of goals for the national team is 29, 86 matches.
In late 2015, he was accused of blackmailing national teammate Matthew Valbuena with a ‘sex tape’. As a result, he was expelled from the French team indefinitely in December of that year.
Coach Didiye Desam called him to the team before Euro. He could not score in two friendly matches before the tournament. Finally a severe drought. At the end of the match, the 33-year-old footballer expressed his love.
“I knew that as soon as I returned to the national team, the critics would rise and fall. It’s a part of football. But I never gave up. I want to score as soon as I get on the field. Today (Wednesday) I was able to do that. ”
“Everyone was looking forward to this goal tonight, which is an added inspiration for me. It’s a pleasure to score again (for France). ”