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Giroud hints at retirement from Les Bleus

France striker, Olivier Giroud, has revealed that he will retire from international football after next month’s European Championship.

Giroud, speaking with L’Equipe, said he wants to make sure he does not play “one season too many”.

The 37-year-old left AC Milan to join Major League Soccer side LAFC earlier this month.

Giroud has also made 131 appearances for France and won the World Cup in 2018.

He is also Les Bleus’ leading goalscorer, having overtaken Thierry Henry.

“To be honest, this will be my last competition with Les Bleus. Obviously, I’m going to miss it a lot.

“But I think the French team will be over after the Euros. We need to make way for the youngsters. You also have to be careful not to have too many. You have to find the right balance.

“I’ve always said that I was going to stop when my body asked me to,” Giroud said.