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"Mbalado", "to exhibit at the Louvre", "a Martian": the press praises Mbappé


The European media are multiplying the tributes to the French striker who scored twice against Poland (3-1) with the Blues.

Kylian Mbappé has once again capsized the hearts of football fans.

In France, of course, where the performance of the French striker, author of a double in the round of 16 of the World Cup against Poland (3-1) on Sunday, was hailed by all the media.

L'Équipe dedicated its front page to number 10 with the title “

God save our King

” by looking ahead to the enticing quarter-final against England next Saturday.

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The dithyrambic Spanish press

But it was the European press as a whole that fell under the spell of the tricolor striker.

The most supported tributes come from Spain, it is not a surprise, and from the daily


completely “gaga” of the Paris SG player, described as “

king, extraterrestrial, and rubbing shoulders with legends


The Madrid daily, which dreams of one day seeing Mbappé wear the colors of Real Madrid, has also found a new nickname for the top scorer of the 2022 edition (with five goals): “Mbalado” to illustrate its front page.

The front page of Marca Marca

The Mbappé show

” headlines

El Mundo Deportivo

, close to FC Barcelona and therefore more measured on the performance of the striker who inherited a 9 from Figaro in the ratings given to players.


speaks of Mbappé as a “

king in Qatar


Exhibition of Mbappé

”, notes another daily,



The front page of Mundo Deportivo El Mundo Deportivo

The front page of Sport Sport

Mbappé at the Louvre despite environmentalists

If Mbappé finally finds little space on the front pages of British newspapers which only have eyes for the national team of Senegal, Italy is also dithyrambic but our transalpine neighbors give a good place to Olivier Giroud, now top scorer in the history of the Blues (52 goals) ahead of Thierry Henry.

The Mbappé phenomenon carries Giroud towards the record

”, underlines




Corriere dello Sport

is also releasing heavy artillery headlines with, in French please: “

King Kylian

”, illustrating its front page with a large format photo of the supersonic striker.

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The duo Giroud (AC Milan player) - Mbappé is also in the spotlight with the

Gazzetta dello sport

which celebrates the "

Mbappé World Cup

" and the record of the other tricolor scorer carrying in his arms his triumphant compatriot.

The Italian daily gives the score of 9/10 to the jewel of Paris SG by asking that "

its two goals be exhibited at the Louvre, even at the risk of taking soup from environmentalists

", before concluding: "

France has a Martian


Finally, Portugal is not set aside.

O Jogo

also takes his hat off to the player "

ascended on the throne of the king of goals


The front page of Corriere dello sport Corriere dello Sport

The front page of the Gazzetta dello sport The Gazetta dello sport

The cover of O Jogo O Jogo

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2022-12-05

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