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Why Didier Deschamps chose Kylian Mbappé as captain of the Blues


DECRYPTION – Didier Deschamps has appointed the French football star as the new captain of the selection.

The Blues will appear on Friday in front of the 80,000 spectators at the Stade de France with a new captain.

Kylian Mbappé was inducted into this function, without too much surprise, by Didier Deschamps on Monday at Clairefontaine, after the joint retirements of Hugo Lloris and Raphaël Varane.

As a symbol of a new era and another form of power, the star of French football is preparing to embrace the ultimate role of leader, armband around his arm, in the worthy line of Michel Platini or Zinédine Zidane.

This appointment, before the meetings against the Netherlands on Friday and Ireland on Monday, as part of the launch of qualifications for Euro 2024, raises several questions.

Response elements.

Does Mbappé's appointment make sense?

If it can provoke debate, given the more than legitimate candidacy of Antoine Griezmann (32 years old, 117 selections), the appointment of the current sixth top scorer in the history of the Blues (24 years old, 36 goals in 66 selections)…

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Source: lefigaro

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