eal Madrid striker Karim Benzema has announced his retirement from France duty.
On Monday, the Ballon d’Or holder tweeted to confirm his decision to walk away from the national team.
He said: “I made the effort and the mistakes it took to be where I am today and I’m proud of it!
“I have written my story and ours is ending.”
Benzema was released from the France squad before the World Cup kicked off due to a thigh injury. However, he played a friendly for Real against Laganes last week.