Paul Pogba was excited for the return of Karim Benzema into French national team since October 2015 in a friendly game against Armenia where he scored twice to take his tally to 27 goals in all competitions for the Les Bleus

There was a controversy over his national team career that saw him left out in at the Euro 2016 on the home soil and also in Russia 2018 where the team became champions of the world.

The Los Blancos number striker was included in Didier Deschamps team for Euro 2020 for the first time in 6 years and his team mate could not hide their excitement for his inclusion in a team that look favourite to win the trophy

According to Paul Pogba “Benzema’s return adds a lot to us. Although it’s been a long time since we last played together, in the first training session it was as if he was never gone”.

L-R. Benzema & Pogba

Mbappe on the other hand swiftly posted Benzema alongside himself on his Instagram page wearing the national team colour to celebrate his excitement with the return of the later to the team

L-R. Mbappe & Benzema

However, Benzema added “its been at least 3 to 4 years since I last saw Paul. He’s got 2 kids, he grew up. On the picth, he’s a player that I really like, and a midfielder who knows how to play, score and also defends well.” he concluded.