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“Gladiator”, prayer, “Marseillaise”… In the intimacy of Olivier Giroud before the final of the Blues


The top scorer in the history of the Blues reveals his routine to Figaro before the World Cup final against Argentina.

At 36, Olivier Giroud is the dean of the Blues and is about to play his second World Cup final.

Before leaving in search of a 3rd star, the top scorer in the history of the selection (53 achievements including 4 in Qatar), told

Le Figaro

his habits before a match for the France team.

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Alarm clock: the luxury of a lie-in without children

"I'm a heavy sleeper and like to get 8-9 hours of sleep.

Even more when I'm not at home with the children who wake us up earlier (he has 4, editor's note).

It is the luxury in selection to have a few lazy mornings.

At 9:30 a.m., I am up.

With experience, I have no problem falling asleep and I do not think.

I'm relaxed from tap dancing.

My first instinct when I wake up?

Check the phone for the latest messages and then I stretch.


Breakfast: kiwi, coffee…

"I'm run in like a little old man who takes care of himself.

Same routine every morning of the match: kiwi, squeezed orange juice, toasted cereal bread with a little butter and honey, American coffee...

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Source: lefigaro

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