Olivier Giroud breaks this record of France football team

France defeated Ireland by 1-0 in the Euro 2024 qualifiers.

Olivier Giroud has once again made history in the world of football. On Monday, during France’s Euro 2024 qualifier against Ireland, Giroud became the oldest outfield player to start in a competitive match for France at the age of 36 years and 178 days.

Giroud’s experience and skill on the pitch were evident as he led the French attack against a tough Irish defense. Despite not scoring, Giroud’s contribution was invaluable in securing a vital 1-0 victory for France.

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This achievement highlights Giroud’s longevity in the game, and his ability to maintain a high level of fitness and performance well into his mid-thirties.

Giroud has been a consistent performer for France over the years, and has played a vital role in their success at major tournaments, including their World Cup triumph in 2018. His inclusion in the squad for Euro 2024 is a clear indication of his continued importance to the French team.