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New captain of the Blues, Kylian Mbappé passes his great oral


The new captain of the France team is expected this Thursday at a press conference on the eve of challenging the Netherlands.

The 350 seats in the Stade de France amphitheater will certainly find takers on Thursday around 5:30 p.m.

For his first press conference in his new captain's costume, Kylian Mbappé should be a full house on the eve of finding the French public with the blue jersey on Friday for the reception of the Netherlands.

Even to the point of overshadowing Didier Deschamps, accustomed for more than 10 years to go after Hugo LLoris, champion in the art of staying in the nails and offering real media peace to his coach.

With Mbappé in front of the microphones, the deal will be different.

Excellent in the art of communication, never the last to pass on messages and dribble all his audience on various subjects, Bondy's crack is not the type to have the elements of language dictated to him.

What will happen now when launching a new era in the France team in this so observed role of the captain of the Blues?

An event as Mbappé excels in the media exercise

The question animated the media caravan all week in Clairefontaine, to the point of imagining a new mode of operation on the part of Didier Deschamps.

With Lloris, the latter slept soundly, giving him the floor before and after the matches.

In all serenity.

With Kylian Mbappé, 101 million followers on Instagram and twelve million on Twitter, it's a media monster, whose slightest sentence alerts the football world and sports media around the world in just a few seconds, who will land at the Stade de France. this Thursday.

A situation that does not frighten "DD".

“If Kylian has one quality in addition to all his qualities, it is that he is very good and skilful in his communication,

he admitted Monday at a press conference before announcing the new distribution of roles to the main interested parties in the evening, ending the false suspense.

For Kylian, it won't be a problem on that side.


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Kylian Mbappé and Aurélien Tchouaméni FRANCK FIFE / AFP

Didier can send whoever he wants to a press conference


There is no obligation to put the captain permanently, he can also make the conference next to him.

Everything is allowed



Alain Giresse, Kosovo coach

Despite everything, it is not certain to imagine the PSG star being present at all the press points before and after the match, he whose slightest speech is thought out, anticipated and worked on by his entourage.

Exchanges have taken place in this direction lately between Deschamps and Mbappé.

To find the right dose.

Didier can send whoever he wants to a press conference

,” says Alain Giresse, 1984 European champion and Kosovo coach.

There is no obligation to put the captain permanently, he can also make the conference next to him.

Everything is allowed


“A situation recognized by the coach of the vice-world champions.

“There is no obligation,

he breathes on the subject.

It is not because it has been done until now that I will have to do it systematically.


is possible.

At the World Cup, Mbappé did what he wanted on the communication side

Silent during the World Cup, only holder not to have made a press briefing between matches (Areola, Mandanda and Pavard also for various reasons) within the training center in Doha, but forced to appear for three questions after his title of best player in the round of 16 against Poland due to Fifa regulations after having zapped the first times, Kylian Mbappé does what he wants in terms of communication.

“I just need to focus on my competition,

he adjusted, falsely surprised by the regulations and the fine of 10,000 euros he had agreed to pay.

And when I concentrate on something, I have to do it 100%, not lose energy.


The rest of the World Cup proved him right, notably with his memorable hat-trick and his assumption of responsibility against Argentina.

Kylian Mbappé upon his arrival at Clairefontaine FRANCK FIFE / AFP

Never adept in the language of wood, at ease in several languages ​​(English, Spanish), sometimes lodger, other times more serious, but always with substance and spirit, with the desire to convey messages , Kylian Mbappé is a media beast.

And a world star.

All the followers of the Blues still remember his speech at Clairefontaine in June 2021 before the start of the Euro following Olivier Giroud's little sentence where he was targeted after a friendly match against Bulgaria.

Just like the one in Istra in 2018 for his first major media meeting with the selection or even the most recent with his contract extension with great fanfare at Paris SG.

The meeting of this Thursday, March 23, 2023, in the skin of the captain of the France team, has everything of an event.

Not surprisingly,

Source: lefigaro

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