The Blues have all had a word for Lucas Hernandez, injured against Australia and forfeited for the rest of the World Cup.
Big blow for theFrench team ! Despite their big victory against Australia (4-1) for their entry into the running in this 2022 World Cup, the Blues were not in the mood for the party. It must be said that they lost an important element at the start of the match in the person of Lucas Hernandez, hit in the knee on the action which led to the opening of the Socceroos score (9th).
Victim of a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament, according to the FFF, which also announced the withdrawal of the Bayern Munich defender for the rest of the World Cup. A sizeable package for the Blues, who all had a thought for their injured teammate after the match against the Australians.
“Like the whole group, players and staff, I am extremely sorry for Lucas, confided Didier Deschamps. We are losing an important element. Lucas is a warrior and I have no doubt that he will do everything to get back to the top. I know him well: courage, he will have it, that’s for sure. On behalf of the group, I wish him the best possible recovery. »
“It’s a big loss”
Author of a double, Olivier Giroud also sent a message of support to the former Colchonero. “At the time, it’s true that “Luky” hurt himself. We have a big thought for him. I would like to dedicate this match to him because we are losing another colleague in the competition.thus blew the now co-top scorer in the history of the France team.
And captain Hugo Lloris to declare in turn: “It’s a big loss, humanly and sportingly. Lucas has a very important role within the team. It’s another blow. We will continue to move forward. » Paris striker Kylian Mbappé also paid tribute to Lucas Hernandez on Instagram: “Much strength to you my brother. »