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France's Giroud Scores Early During Victory over Switzerland

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France's forward Olivier Giroud celebrates after scoring during a Group E football match between Switzerland and France at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 20.DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP - Getty Images

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Off a corner kick, French forward Olivier Giroud jumped above Switzerland’s Valon Behrami and powered in a header from near the back of the penalty area to score the first goal of the Group E match as a France blew away Switzerland 5-2 during Friday's 2014 World Cup action at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador, Brazil.

Image:France's Olivier Giroud
France's Olivier Giroud scores the opening goal against Switzerland with a header off a corner kick.David Vincent / AP
Image: Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio
Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio fails to stop a ball shot by France's forward Olivier Giroud.FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP - Getty Images

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