THE SPORTS SCAN – At the microphone of Movistar after PSG-Real Madrid, Kylian Mbappé demonstrated an excellent command of the Spanish language. Something to ignite social networks.
Tuesday evening, Kylian Mbappé impressed. And not just on the field. After his late goal and the victory of Paris Saint-Germain against Real Madrid (1-0), in the knockout stages of the Champions League, the French striker went through the traditional mixed zone. He responded to French but also Spanish media. The opportunity for him to show off his mastery of foreign languages at the microphone of the channel Movistar.
Many football fans took to the video on social media to deride it. « Mbappé speaks better Spanish than Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramosjoked a Real Madrid fan, whose tweet received more than 20,000 likes. « In 3 months in Spain he knows the repertoire of Julio Iglesias by heart“, predicts the offbeat French media Fédé de la lose. « It proves he’s taking lessons. There are no more doubts about his fate next season“, revels another Madrid supporter.
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Mbappé who speaks Spanish is nothing new. Last year, he got carried away against Jordi Alba in the middle of a match, in the native language of Barcelona. « In the street, I smash you“, he had launched. Last January at the microphone ofAmazonMbappé (22) had justified his notions in English and Spanish: “(My Spanish) is very good but it’s because I wanted to be a great football player, a public figure. Today, you can’t want to be an international star and only speak French. That does not make any sense. […] If it helps me (in another club), so much the better, we’re not going to miss it.This is not what will quell the rumors of a signing for Real Madrid next summer.
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