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Giroud breaks Henry's France scoring record

Xinhua
05 Dec 2022, 02:55 GMT+10

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DOHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Olivier Giroud became France's all-time highest scorer with a first-half goal in the World Cup round of 16 match against Poland here on Sunday.

The 36-year-old AC Milan forward latched onto Kylian Mbappe's pass before turning and firing a shot past goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny just before halftime at Al Thumama stadium.

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The strike left Giroud with 52 goals in 116 matches for Les Bleus, surpassing the mark he previously shared with Thierry Henry.

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