The captain of the national team had to choose between the star of Paris Saint-Germain and Antoine Griezmann.

Kylian Mbappe, who won the Golden Boot at last year’s World Cup, reports that he became captain of the French national team at the age of 24. L’Equipe Sports paper. According to their reports, the captain of the national team, Didier Deschamps, was forced to decide between the PSG striker and Antoine Griezmann, and before that he had a conversation with both players.

“Killian has all the qualities to be a leader. He is able to unite the team both on the field and in the life of the team, ”Deschamps explained his choice. The 66-time international footballer has scored 36 goals for France so far and can wear the armband for the first time on Friday, when the team plays against the Netherlands in the Euro 2024 qualifiers at the Stade de France in Paris.

The former captain was the goalkeeper of the national team, Hugo Lloris, who led the team to the World Championship title in 2018, and a second place on the podium in 2022.


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