Tiger Fighting, October 8th, Giroud ushered in his fantastic milestone night in the 7-1 win over Ukraine in the international friendly match between France. This is his 100th appearance on behalf of the French national team. Giroud started as the captain and scored 2 goals, thus surpassing Platini and becoming the second scorer in the history of the French national team.
After the game, Giroud accepted an interview from the media: "It is my pride to be the second-ranked scorer in the history of the Blues. The coach gave me a great gift tonight. I am honored to be Put on the captain's armband. This night, it's really like dreaming."
Speaking of opponent Ukraine, Giroud said: "When I was young, my favorite player was Shevchenko (current Ukrainian coach). All the details are great and make this night more beautiful. We Very efficient. There is one goal that made me angry, the goal by Kamawenga. I didn’t get it in the first time, but the goalkeeper did get me in that position. In addition, I still scored from outside the penalty area. Took a long shot, which is very rare."
"Now, it’s not for me that I will surpass another football legend. The one ahead of me is Henry. Of course, I will go step by step. If I maintain this speed, in the past 13 national team matches I have scored 10 and I will have a few months in the national team. If I'm more optimistic, I can get as close to Henry as possible. But (to tie), I have to make another 9..."