Didier Deschamps has hailed France striker Antoine Griezmann's influence The striker is preparing to make his 50th consecutive appearanc...
- Didier Deschamps has hailed France striker Antoine Griezmann's influence
- The striker is preparing to make his 50th consecutive appearance for France
- He has not missed a competitive international since his debut in March 2014
- In all, 30-year-old Griezmann has 92 caps and scored 37 goals for his country
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Didier Deschamps has hailed the impact of 'all-time super' Antoine Griezmann because the Barcelona striker prepares to make his 50th consecutive appearance for France.
Griezmann has commenced every one of the group's 35 competitive matches throughout 4 full seasons and has no longer missed a competitive international on account that making his debut in March 2014.
It is an terrific file of consistency and reliability, his supervisor agreed, in advance of trendy organization F sport in opposition to Hungary in Budapest.
'he is a expert and he has controlled to keep away from the distinct accidents he may want to have had,' said Deschamps.
'He may not be twenty years old anymore but he takes excellent care of himself. The records talk for themselves.
'you could see the influence he has for the team thru the goals he rankings and his assists. If we then upload his capacity to alternate the sport, to get stuck in whilst we need to protect and don't have the ball, he is one of the finest gamers of all-time each in Europe and worldwide.'
This run of consecutive video games is a French report.
In all, 30-yr-vintage Griezmann has 92 caps and 37 goals for his usa, scoring six instances at Euro 2016 to propel them to the final.
'he's one in all our technical leaders,' said Deschamps. 'he's a recreation changer with the way he moves, the manipulate he has with the ball and the desires he is able to scoring, and his assists. He's an offensive participant, a very creative player and has this ability to suppose out of doors the box.
'that is some thing he has demonstrated to us time and again, it's extremely good to watch even via he's glad to get lower back and guard. Maybe he does that a little bit too much.
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'I'm not going to take this away from him. It is completely natural for him and important to our balance. This doesn't prevent him from being a huge player and from having a huge presence on the pitch with regards to his efficiency up front.'
'We shouldn't be too positive,' said a typically sanguine Lloris.
'It is only the first game and lots of challenges await us, starting here. But is important to have started with a great collective performance, to put on a good show of solidarity and solidity.
'We want to be dangerous. We want to be ruthless. If we can score we want to score. We will have more possession against Hungary and it is up to manage that. But the will to win is a strength of our team. We want to win and we want to win together.'
Deschamps has confirmed Benjamin Pavard, who suffered a blow to the head during Tuesday's game against Germany, is available to play.