With a goal against Denmark, Oliver Giroud can equal Thierry Henry’s record for most goals in the national team. It would be a great honor, says the AC Milan attacker.
When Denmark and France clash in the Park on Sunday evening, French national team history may be written.
Oliver Giroud is only a goal behind Thierry Henry’s record for most goals for the French national team, and thus he can both equalize and take over first place on the list on Sunday.
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Of course, that requires him to outwit Kasper Schmeichel. He is unsure whether he will make history in the Park.
– I don’t know if I will equal Henry’s record against Denmark. But in any case, I keep getting closer, so it’s a huge honor. ‘Titi’ Henry is a legend in French football, says Olivier Giroud in a telephone interview.
Giroud is listed with 49 goals in 113 international matches for France.
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He made his debut in 2011 against the USA, while the first goal came later against Germany in a match France won 2-1.
It remains to be seen whether the 35-year-old equals or holds the goal record alone after the match against Denmark tonight.