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France team: 43rd goal for Griezmann, who had not scored since November 2021

2023-03-24T20:11:43.162Z


Against the Netherlands, Antoine Griezmann ended a series of 16 games of scarcity. Antoine Griezmann ended a series of sixteen matches without scoring for the France team on Friday against the Netherlands, scoring his 43rd goal for the France team. Follow the game live right here. Three days after his 32nd birthday, the Atlético Madrid playmaker has finally found a taste for goal in the blue jersey, at the start of qualifying for Euro-2024 in Saint-Denis. He scored in the seco


Antoine Griezmann ended a series of sixteen matches without scoring for the France team on Friday against the Netherlands, scoring his 43rd goal for the France team.

Follow the game live right here.

Three days after his 32nd birthday, the Atlético Madrid playmaker has finally found a taste for goal in the blue jersey, at the start of qualifying for Euro-2024 in Saint-Denis.

He scored in the second minute, served by Kylian Mbappé.

His last goal dated back to November 13, 2021 against Kazakhstan (8-0) and he had gone through the 2022 World Cup without scoring, at a more remote position.

Third best French scorer in history, behind Olivier Giroud (53 goals) and Thierry Henry (51), Griezmann now has forty-three goals on the evening of his 118th selection, the 75th in a row (record).

Ranking of the best scorers in history in the France team:

1. Olivier Giroud: 53 goals (120 caps, since 2011).

2. Thierry Henry: 51 goals (in 123 caps, from 1997 to 2010).

3. Antoine Griezmann: 43 goals (118 caps, since 2014).

4. Michel Platini: 41 goals (in 72 caps, from 1976 to 1986).

5. Karim Benzema: 37 goals (in 97 caps, since 2007).

6. Kylian Mbappé: 36 goals (67 caps, since 2017).

7. David Trezeguet: 34 goals (in 71 caps, from 1998 to 2008).

8. Zinedine Zidane: 31 goals (in 108 caps, from 1994 to 2006).

9. Just Fontaine: 30 goals (in 21 selections, from 1953 to 1960).

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Jean-Pierre Papin: 30 goals (in 54 selections, from 1986 to 1994).

Source: lefigaro

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