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Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France.

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Olivier Giroud breaks Henry’s France record with his 52nd goal.
The 36-year-old striker has surpassed Thierry Henry to become France’s all-time leading goal scorer.

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Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

A striker for Serie A club AC Milan and the France national team, Olivier Jonathan Giroud was born in France on September 30, 1986.

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Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

He is frequently regarded as one of the most underappreciated attackers in the world due to his work ethic, strength, shot power, and ability to consistently score goals.

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Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

Olivier Giroud won the title with a first-half goal against Poland in his country’s World Cup round of 16 encounters on Sunday.

Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

Giroud’s two goals in France’s World Cup opener against Australia brought his total for his international career to 51, tying the legendary Thierry Henry.

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Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

With his goal against Poland in the World Cup round of 16 in Qatar, France striker Olivier Giroud became the team’s all-time leading scorer with 52 goals, cementing his place in history.

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Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

In the 44th minute of Sunday’s match at Al Thumama Stadium, the 36-year-old received a pass from Kylian Mbappe inside the area and sent a low shot with his left foot past Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, a former teammate at Arsenal. This gave France the lead.

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If Karim Benzema and Christopher Nkunku’s pre-tournament injuries hadn’t occurred, Giroud most likely wouldn’t have started for Didier Deschamps’ team.

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Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

France’s top goal scorers

  • Olivier Giroud: 52
  • Thierry Henry: 51
  • Antoine Griezmann: 42
  • Michel Platini: 41
  • Karim Benzema: 37
  • David Trezeguet: 34
  • Kylian Mbappe: 33
  • Zinedine Zidane: 31

Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France
Olivier Giroud Became New All-Time Leading Goalscorer of France

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