Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema appeared to be injured in a clash with Bulgaria
defender Ivan Turitsov during the first half at Stade de France.
Didier Deschamps made the eleventh-hour decision to draft Karim Benzema into
the squad for the Euro 2020 tournament, despite the Real Madrid, forward not having
featured for Les Bleus since 2015.
Benzema was recalled to the national team after a six-year absence and is poised to
play a starring role for his country at Euro 2020.
But that could now be in doubt after the 33-year-old picked up a knock in the first half
against Bulgaria. The Real Madrid striker attempted to continue on following the clash
but he went down in the 37th minute and signalled to the sideline that he would require
a sub. Benzema appeared to be favoring his right knee as he went down to the pitch in
Paris. Olivier Giroud was then introduced into the match in the 41st minute, replacing