DIRECTLY FROM DOHA | At the last Russian championship he was nineteen, with four goals he helped France win the title. However, Les Bleus’ biggest star was not Kylian Mbappe, who at the time still started mostly on the right. Now there is no doubt who is the main face chosen by coach Didier Deschamps, especially with recent Ballon d’Or winner Karim Benzema ruled out due to injury. He also showed it on Tuesday night against Australia (4:1). He recorded a goal and assist against Olivier Giroud, who equaled legend Thierry Henry’s representative record with No. 50 and 51 hits.
When the announcer mentioned Mbappe’s me and number 10 before the match against Australia, which also featured Didier Drogba as a guest, the Al Janoub stadium, including the fans in yellow, roared furiously. Surprisingly, much more than during the subsequent performance of the legendary anthem “La Marseillaise”. Even one of the organizers got carried away and made a video instead of watching it.
Mbappe has an ideal opportunity to become the first racket of the world. Judge for yourself: Lionel Messi burned out, like the whole of Argenti, at the premiere of the tourment, Cristiano Roldo was fired from Manchester United, and the Norwegian beast Erling Haaland is watching the World Cup at home on the couch.
This chance is felt by the highest paid football player in the world, whose value is estimated by Transfermarkt at four billion crowns. And then he grabbed her tightly in his arms. It took the French half an hour to recover from the opponent’s unexpected blow, but they immediately opened it. With Mbappe at the helm.
The stands absorbed every touch of the ball from the PSG superstar in golden boots. First, she burned two packs, then to show that she is far from just a sprinter. This kid really knows how to play football, and a month before his twenty-fourth birthday, he showed what a difficult fighter he has become.
Mbappe headed Dembélé into the net and then set up the second shot of the game for Olivier Giroud with his weaker left foot. The experienced striker clutched his head in front of a cauldron of fans in blue jerseys. As if he couldn’t believe what he had achieved at that moment.
With 51 goals on his birthday, Giroud equaled the legendary Thierry Henry. A great feat, all the more valuable for the reigning champions, given that Benzema’s absence will not be talked about for some time.
This link could go very far again. And again the path to the throne.
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