After France lost the game back in June, Giroud had said
“[Laurent] Blanc said that there were many shortcomings in all areas, and there is no question about that. There is a lot of quality in this team and it would be a pity to spoil everything. We will be back on our game. Tonight, we just fell to a team better than us. You could ask who was playing to reach the quarter-final, them or us?”
He also revealed that there had been some confrontations after the game in the dressing room.
Asked about it today, Giroud replied
I just said what it was, I do not think I made a mess. I have no problem with anyone in the group. I ...