I'm available if needed at World Cup
will get an opportunity to shine in
Brazil this summer, after netting a
double in a warm-up game in Paris
on Monday night
France striker Olivier Giroud believes
he will have an important role to
play at the World Cup after scoring
twice in their 4-0 win over Norway .
Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema
is expected to be Didier Deschamps'
first-choice forward in Brazil but was
rested for the Stade de France
friendly on account of his exploits in
Saturday's Champions League final.
Giroud shone in his absence and
feels that every single member of
the France squad will have a role to
play in Brazil.
"At the World Cup, everyone will be
needed," the Arsenal attacker is
quoted as saying by L'Equipe .
"When I am called upon, I try to
make the most of my chance and do
"It's always good to win, including in
friendlies. It's good for morale.
Tonight, I really want to highlight
the team effort. It was really good.
Still, we'll stay measured, we still
have to pass tests."
France's World Cup campaign kicks
off with a game against Honduras on
June 15, before they clash with
Switzerland and Ecaudor.
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