🇫🇷 France all-time top scorers: Benzema on the up 🆙
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🇫🇷 France all-time top scorers: Benzema on the up 🆙

Karim Benzema has moved above Zinedine Zidane in France's all-time top scorers' chart. 

The Real Madrid forward scored the opener in Le Blues' incredible comeback as they beat Belgium 3-2 on Thursday night to storm the UEFA Nations League final. 

With his goal, the striker is now the sixth-highest scorer for Les Bleus, only 19 goals behind Thierry Henry.

AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud is however closest to matching, and perhaps, breaking Thierry Henry's record as he only needs five goals to pull level with the Arsenal legend's record of 51 goals. 

Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann is also in with a shout, having notched a total of 41 goals, level with former UEFA president Michel Platini. 

Here is the top-10 list; 

  • Thierry Henry - 51
  • Olivier Giroud - 46
  • Michel Platini - 41
  • Antoine Griezmann - 41
  • David Trezeguet - 34
  • Karim Benzema - 32
  • Zinedine Zidane - 31
  • Just Fontaine - 30
  • Jean-Pierre Papin - 30
  • Youri Djerkaeff - 29