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Karim Benzema has become tonight the fifth all-time top scorer of the French team. The forward of the Real Madrid He has lived an extraordinary 2021 with Les Bleus, since his unexpected return after six years of absence must be added the Nations League he got in October, in addition to ending the year as one of the current world champion’s top historical scorers.

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Today, against Kazakhstan, Benzema scored a double in the second half, which earned him to overcome Trezeguet (34) after reaching 35 goals for the French national team. Ahead lie Griezmann, who today placed third with 42 goals after his goal against Kazakhstan and Platini, fourth with 41 goals, in addition to Giroud, which adds 46 and Henry, which leads the historical table with 51 points.

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Benzema has needed 21 more games than Trezeguet to reach 34 goals and, of course, surpass him. The youth squad of Lyon has scored 35 goals in 92 games, with a ratio of 0.38, while Trezeguet only needed 71 games to reach 34 goals, having a clearly higher ratio of 0.48 goals per game. Wednesday, against Finland, Benzema has a golden opportunity to reduce distances with respect to Platini, who has six