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Chelsea striker Giroud on World Cup form: You don't need goals to be decisive

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has shrugged off his goal-shy form during France's successful World Cup campaign.

Giroud started six of France's seven games at the 2018 World Cup but failed to get on the scoresheet. However, the forward still believes he played a big part in his team's triumph.

"As an attacker, my job is to put it in the back of the net," he acknowledged to BFM TV.

"It is true that against Belgium, I was unrealistic, but I worked a lot for the team. Just trying to make an impact.

"I scored a lot before the World Cup, I do not want to stop there, the most important thing is to be decisive. I have been in several matches."

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