Giroud matches Zidane's 31 goals

Giroud joined Zidane on fourth place after matching his 31 goals for France during their match against Ireland. France began its World Cup preparations with a comfortable 2-0 friendly win against Ireland on Monday.

Giroud poked the ball home in the 40th minute after his initial header from a corner was cleared off the line. It took the Chelsea striker to 31 international goals on his 72nd appearance — fourth with Zidane on France's all-time list.