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Argentina: Emiliano Martinez parades with a doll bearing the likeness of Kylian Mbappé


The Argentinians paraded through the streets of Buenos Aires on Tuesday to present the trophy to their supporters. The opportunity for a new provocation for goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

Does Emiliano Martinez make a fix on Kylian Mbappé?

Already the author of a first provocation against the Blues striker in the Argentinian locker room on Sunday, the Albiceleste goalkeeper did it again on Tuesday.

On the occasion of the parade of Argentines by bus in the streets of Buenos Aires, Martinez appeared carrying a plastic doll on the head of which a mask bearing the image of Mbappé was glued.

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Relations between Argentina and the PSG player have not been good since May, when the latter spoke in an interview with Brazilian media TNT Sports about the level of South American football.

The advantage that we Europeans have is that we play among ourselves with high-level matches all the time.

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

,” he said.

The remarks resurfaced a few hours before the Argentina-France final last Sunday.

At a press conference the day before, Emiliano Martinez had replied curtly to Mbappé, arguing that he “

does not know enough about football.

That was before the Bondy native planted three the next day.

Source: lefigaro

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