Karim Benzema’s fight with Didier Deschamps continues as his agent publishes evidence that he was fit

Karim Benzema’s agent, Karim Djaziri, has added fuel to the fire regarding the striker’s breakup with Didier Deschamps after publishing evidence about his reported injury that caused him to miss the World Cup.

Benzema was sent home on the eve of the tournament after taking a knock, but there was speculation that he could have returned for the final after playing a friendly with Real Madrid.

However, he reportedly turned down the chance to return to Qatar after falling out with manager Didier Deschamps, taking to social media to confirm that he has decided to end his international career after the final defeat.

Karim Benzema's agent, Karim Djaziri, has added fuel to the striker's breakup with Didier Deschamps after publishing evidence about his alleged injury.

Karim Benzema’s agent, Karim Djaziri, has added fuel to the striker’s breakup with Didier Deschamps after publishing evidence about his alleged injury.

Djaziri shared information from medical tests that indicated that Benzema would be fit for the round of 16

Djaziri shared information from medical tests that indicated that Benzema would be fit for the round of 16

Djaziri (L) appeared to publicly call out Deschamps on why he sent Benzema (R) back home

Djaziri (L) appeared to publicly call out Deschamps on why he sent Benzema (R) back home

Benzema had reportedly felt that his injury was minor and that he did not need to be sent home, having only required three days of treatment at Real Madrid’s training base.

It is said that he wanted to stay with the French team for treatment, but was expelled from the camp by Deschamps.

And Djaziri has now taken the raid to a new level after posting evidence on Twitter claiming that Benzema would have been fit for the round of 16 of the tournament and there was no need for him to be sent home from the squad.

He shared a video that included images of Benzema’s injury after the tests carried out in Qatar that ruled him out.

In a clear hint to Deschamps, Djaziri asked him why he had sent his client home.

Benzema flew home before the tournament due to injury, but it was not a long-term hit and he turned down the chance to return amid a feud with Didier Deschamps.

The video he shared included examinations carried out on Benzema after suffering the injury

The video he shared included examinations carried out on Benzema after suffering the injury

Accompanying the video, Djaziri said: ‘I put it there, but before that I consulted 3 specialists who confirm the diagnosis that Benzema could have been fit since the last 16 to at least be on the bench. Why did you ask him to leave so quickly?’, in a clear hint to Deschamps.

Spanish Outlet Brand It had previously been reported that Benzema would have been fit for the World Cup round of 16 after needing just three weeks’ rest with the injury he sustained on November 19.

When France played Poland in the round of 16 on December 4, it was reportedly at the same time that Benzema was on holiday on Reunion Island.

According to the report, the French forward went on vacation in perfect condition when, that day, Deschamps had definitively ruled out his return to Qatar to join the squad.

Djaziri’s messages questioning the legitimacy of Deschamps’ action to rule out Benzema come later The Spanish outlet AS reported that his French teammate Antoine Griezmann felt that too much social media coverage was devoted to the Real Madrid striker and that he was not covered during preparation and during the tournament.

The report goes on to claim that Griezmann was “concerned” by how little he appeared on social media compared to Benzema, almost prompting an “executive meeting” with the French Football Federation to address these concerns.

Benzema's (right) presence in Qatar reportedly sparked tension with Antoine Griezmann (left)

Benzema’s (right) presence in Qatar reportedly sparked tension with Antoine Griezmann (left)

Benzema’s acrimonious World Cup exit has continued to dominate the headlines and the 35-year-old has also unfollowed nearly all of his former France teammates on Instagram.

With Griezmann among those who received the cold shoulder, AS are also reporting that two others who are no longer followed by Benzema, Olivier Giroud and Les Bleus captain Hugo Lloris, have also “expressed doubts” about Benzema’s impact on the team.

Paul Pogba, who was not called up to the France World Cup squad due to injury, is also said to have doubts about Benzema’s role in the team.

Benzema’s removal from his social networks led him to unfollow all but five of his former teammates on the national team, which are Eduardo Camavinga, Aurelien Tchouameni, Kylian Mbappe, Raphael Varane and Marcus Thuram.

Benzema's Instagram page as of December 23, where he follows 125 Instagram accounts

Benzema’s Instagram page as of December 23, where he follows 125 Instagram accounts

He follows Eduardo Camavinga (L) and Aurelien Tchouaméni, but no longer follows Paul Pogba

He follows Eduardo Camavinga (L) and Aurelien Tchouaméni, but no longer follows Paul Pogba

Camavinga and Tchouameni are Benzema’s teammates at Madrid, while Varane used to play alongside the striker at Los Blancos. He still follows former Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, who has been heavily linked with the national team job as Deschamps weighs his future.

Since Benzema’s withdrawal, Footage has emerged of the 35-year-old receiving an icy reception from his former teammates. upon his return to the national team last year.

Deschamps made a speech during a team meal to welcome the Madrid striker, but fans saw Les Bleus captain Hugo Lloris with a thunderous look on his face, sparking speculation that not all French players they agreed to his return.

‘I made the effort and mistakes it took to be where I am today and I’m proud of it! I have written my story and ours is over,’ Benzema wrote on Instagram last week when announcing his international withdrawal.

Olivier Giroud (left) and Hugo Lloris (right) feared that Benzema was a bad influence

Olivier Giroud (left) and Hugo Lloris (right) feared that Benzema was a bad influence

Benzema also turned down an offer from French President Emmanuel Macron to travel in his personal private jet to Qatar for the World Cup final.

That followed his “Not interested” message before the final, as he hinted that he would turn down any call-ups.

However, he sent a good luck message to his teammates on the day of the clash with Argentina that read: ‘It’s time… all together. Let’s go. Let’s go Les Bleus.

Deschamps plans to hold talks with the French Football Federation in the new year about his future, but Benzema chose not to wait to see how those discussions play out and resigned from the national team.

Benzema finished his career in France with 37 goals in 97 appearances, but his journey with the national team has been far from easy since his debut 15 years ago.

Benzema made his international debut against Austria in March 2007, scoring during his second-half substitute appearance.

He was selected for France’s Euro 2008 squad, but was criticized for his performances in the group stage of the tournament when the team crashed early.

Benzema ended his controversial international career with 37 goals in 97 appearances for France

Benzema ended his controversial international career with 37 goals in 97 appearances for France

Despite playing regularly during the qualifying campaign, Benzema was left out of France’s 2010 World Cup squad, though manager Raymond Domenech insisted it was due to his club form with Real Madrid and not his alleged involvement in a sex scandal at the time.

Benzema would play in Euro 2012 and World Cup 2014, but his involvement in the sex tape blackmail plot involving his France teammate Mathieu Valbuena led to a five-year absence from the international fold, which included their victorious campaign at the 2018 World Cup.

He returned to the France squad for Euro 2020 last year and scored four goals during the tournament to finish as the third-highest scorer.

After impressing in the UEFA Nations League finals, Benzema won the first trophy of his time with the national team.

After an excellent year in which he won the Champions League and the Ballon d’Or, Benzema expected to be a mainstay in the French attack at the World Cup until his injury intervened.

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