Qatar 2022: Domenech lights up Mbappé

The remarks made last spring by Kylian Mbappé about the South American nations continue to make people talk.

Four months later, Argentina has not digested. Asked at the time of his extension with PSG by a Brazilian journalist, Kylian Mbappé had been very severe with South American football. “Brazil are a good team. Afterwards, there are quite a few European teams too, he had launched when designating his favorites for the World Cup. The advantage that we Europeans have is that we play among ourselves with high-level matches all the time, such as the Nations League for example. 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 continued. That’s why during the last World Cups, it’s always the Europeans who win. » Words that Argentine journalists have not forgotten as the World Cup looms in Qatar where France and Argentina could meet in the round of 16. Asked by Olé, Raymond Domenech was left to give his opinion on this controversy.

He would have done better to be silent

And according to the former tricolor coach, Kylian Mbappé made a big mistake by responding in this way. “Mbappé, he would have done better to keep quiet, tackled the former right-back. You cannot say such a thing, say that Chile or Colombia are not good teams. There are players who play in Europe, in all the clubs. Teams like Uruguay, with top players. I don’t know… He shouldn’t have mentioned it. For me, you can’t say that. »

In the event of a confrontation against a South American nation, the Blues can also expect a severe backlash. “I hope that if we meet South American teams in the World Cup, they will not cling to what Mbappé said. it would be better, he admitted…

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