The new captain of the France team spoke on Thursday about the captain’s armband and his teammate Antoine Griezmann.
Appointed captain of the France team by Didier Deschamps, Kylian Mbappé spoke for the first time in his new role facing the journalist. In a press conference, before the match against the Netherlands this Friday (9:00 p.m.), he answered questions from journalists.
Asked about his new role, he first admitted that “above all, it’s a kif“to be”the captain of my countrybefore addressing his relationship with Antoine Griezmann and the explanation he had with the Atlético Madrid player.
Kylian Mbappe : «I spoke with Antoine because he was disappointed. It’s understandable. I told him that in his place, I would have had the same reaction. He is 32 years old, he was one of the best of the Didier Deschamps era. I told him that I am not his superior. He is respected and loved by the group. You have to benefit from his experience. We will be side by side.»