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World Cup: Giroud refused gold bridges "in exotic lands", according to his agent


According to his agent, Olivier Giroud has favored the sporting atmosphere over the financial one in recent years.


A word that sums up the career of Olivier Giroud, often put to the test in clubs and in the France team.

The most prolific scorer in the history of the Blues (117 caps, 52 goals) is enjoying a 2022 World Cup where he has been a starter since Karim Benzema's package.

A parenthesis in his season at AC Milan, a club he preferred to other opportunities, as his agent told us.

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He could have left long ago for exotic lands and earned four times more money

," assures us Michael Manuello, who has managed Olivier Giroud's sports affairs for many years.


He wants to be an actor in these rare moments, to make history

," he adds.

By signing for AC Milan in the summer of 2021, Giroud remained visible to Didier Deschamps in a competitive championship, which he even won six months ago by showing himself to be valuable (29 matches, 11 goals in Serie HAS).

At AC Milan, he continues to rage this season, in the league as in the Champions League (19 matches, 9 goals).

His contract with the Italian club will expire next June.

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Source: lefigaro

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