Olivier Giroud, the Chelsea striker, advanced to second place in the list of historic goalscorers for the French national football team, after scoring twice against Ukraine.
The French team swept their Ukrainian counterpart 7-1 in the friendly match yesterday, Wednesday, as part of the teams’ preparations to resume their careers in the European Nations League.
Giro and raised his score to 42 goals with his country during his 100th participation with the team; To surpass Michel Platini’s achievement, and move up to second place in the list of all-time goalscorers.
Giroud is nine goals behind Thierry Henry, the all-time leading goalscorer for the French cocks.
France is preparing to meet its guest, Portugal, and its host, Croatia, on the 11 and 14 of the current month, respectively, in the third group in the first division of the Nations League, where the “Roosters” team occupies second place in the group with 6 points, with a difference of goals behind the Portuguese team (the leaders), equal. With him in the same balance after the first two rounds.