Karim Benzema is the only French international who was affected by Saturday’s Champions League final at the Stade de France. He will be joining the selection Monday May 30 at Clairefontaine, before the League of Nations. Didier Deschamps announced Saturday May 28 that he expected a coronation for his center forward.

“Those who have been there have, for some, had a week or fifteen days of rest. Deschamps stated that Karim will be playing on Saturday evening and would join us on Monday evening at the Yvelines training centre. “We haven’t done anything special for the final, but we will either watch it together or in separate groups. This is the final big match of each season. With the title of European champion at stake we will be paying attention to what happens. “The coach said, not wanting to make a prediction, but he did say that he would have a forecast in a few hours. Liverpool v Real Madrid.

Deschamps stated that Karim would be better if he could bring a European Championship title to the race for his Ballon d’Or chances. “And in order to win individual awards such as the Ballon d’Or and with the success he’s had this season, if he also has that title, it will only be in the right direction.”

Deschamps called up 24 players to this June gathering dedicated the League of Nations. There are four matches on the program that will begin with France-Denmark Friday in Saint-Denis.

On Saturday, the 23 other players arrived in Clairefontaine at noon. This was the start of a rally that will run for 17 days until France-Croatia, which takes place at the Stade de France on Monday, June 13. The Blues will travel to Split (June 6), to take on the Croats, and to Vienna (June 10).