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World Cup: the FFF would not have received a fine for the silence of Mbappé


According to Le Parisien, the FFF has only received a warning from Fifa for Mbappé's refusal to appear in front of the media since the start of the World Cup.

Sunday evening, after the victory of the French team in the round of 16 against Poland (3-1), Kylian Mbappé pierced the mystery of his radio silence since the start of the World Cup.


I just had and I still have this need to focus on the competition

," explained the tricolor striker.

He had also undertaken to "

pay personally

" the fine that the French Football Federation (FFF) was going to receive for the refusal of his player to respect his media obligations.

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But according to the newspaper

Le Parisien

, the FFF has never received a fine.

She only received "

a warning letter

" from Fifa.

Was Mbappé misinformed about the supposed fine?

Le Parisien

simply specifies that the PSG striker (23) wanted not to pass for the one who poses problems, internally as well as in the eyes of the public.

A possible fine would be around 10,000 euros

Mbappé is not really unanimous within the FFF for reasons that go beyond the green rectangle.

He had distinguished himself by his desire to renegotiate his image rights with the France team, to the point of considering a boycott of commercial operations.

In Qatar, a player is supposed to answer three questions in the mixed zone if he has been voted man of the match.

This reward, Mbappé won it three times, but had zapped the media exercise during the first two occurrences (after Australia and Denmark).

Le Parisien slips that a fine of 10,000 euros can be sent to a federation in the event of a breach of this kind.

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Source: lefigaro

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