A few weeks before the World Cup, Kylian Mbappé had dropped comments that caused controversy in South America.
Very cash, the striker of PSG and the French team had explained in all sincerity that according to him, the South American teams arrived less “ready” than European teams in major competitions such as the World Cup. His explanation had provoked the fury of Brazilians and even Argentines. “When we arrive at the World Cup, we are ready where Brazil and Argentina do not have this level in South America. Football is not as advanced as in Europe. That’s why in the last World Cups, when you look at it, it’s always the Europeans who win. launched Kylian Mbappé. Words that had greatly displeased several players from Argentina. Emiliano Martinez or Lautaro Martinez had, for example, responded to Kylian Mbappé by giving him an appointment at the World Cup.
Mbappé, a nascent rivalry with Argentina
After Argentina’s defeat against Saudi Arabia on the first day of the World Cup group stage, Kylian Mbappé’s fan club went wild on social media by playing Argentina like never before. “Mbappe was right the South American team is fraud it’s really below Europe”, “Karma against these Argentines. Simple, easy, effective. You don’t even need Mbappé to punish Argentina, Saudi Arabia is enough”, “The karma of Argentina who sang racist songs to Mbappe, we hope they won’t come out of chickens”, “I want a France Argentina with a hat-trick of Mbappé and very arrogant celebrations » or “If France face Argentina, Mbappé will put the misery of their lives on them, they have talked too much” can we read on Twitter while the statements of Kylian Mbappé had heated the Argentines, whose supporters had launched some very borderline chants against the star of the French team. There is no doubt that if the Blues face Argentina in the round of 16, a possible scenario since the two groups will meet, Kylian Mbappé will be at the heart of all attention. In the meantime, it’s up to France not to experience the same misfortune as Argentina, against Australia this Tuesday evening.