Bacary Sagna praises his national teammate Dimitri Payet

Karim Benzema believes that he was not given the chance to perform with France during the 2016 Euro’s due to racism, more specifically his Algerian origins.

The Real Madrid attacker is also undergoing investigations over issues involving blackmailing his teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

The Real Madrid player was one of the performers that was expected to carry the French national side to success but he wasn’t even given the chance to perform with France in the 2016 Euro’s and someone who has .

Out of the 3 opening matches that France has played, France has scored 4 goals and 2 of those arrived from Dimitri Payet.

With the likes of : Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann and other younger attacking figures, it’s fairly surprising to see Dimitri Payet emerging as a source of goals but according to Bacary Sagna, these string of performances aren’t something shocking for him.

"It was a great performance from Dimitri. I think he made the difference today, clearly. He was involved in both goals and he managed to play really well he managed to play the way he does with West Ham. I'm not surprised to see him perform the way he did. I think he brings confidence to the team; he brings fluidity and some quality technically. He is a naturally gifted player so I am not surprised to see him perform the way he did." Bacary Sagna said as he praised Dimitri Payet.

Bacary Sagna has performed in all of France’s matches in the 2016 Euro’s and has helped his national side in securing the top spot of Group A. Dimitri Payet scored against Albania as well as Romania and they have already secured their progression past the group stages of the 2016 Euro’s.