“Nothing is Going Wrong” – Kylian Mbappe Applauded by 1998 World Champion For Silencing Critics With a Brace in France’s Win

Published 10/14/2023, 7:15 AM EDT

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Kylian Mbappe makes headlines yet again! After a 4-game goal drought, Neymar’s former PSG teammate has yet again proved why he’s a cut above the rest. At the Euro 2024 qualifier between France and the Netherlands, the French striker’s lethal prowess aided him in scoring a brace over the young Dutch national team. Just hours after this statement performance, a former World Cup champ poured praise on the PSG superstar.

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This is the same center-back who man-marked the Brazilian legend Ronaldo Nazario, in France’s 3-0 win over Brazil in the 1998 World Cup. So, what’s this soccer veteran’s take on this ever-evolving PSG sensation?

World Cup winner showers praise on PSG sensation Kylian Mbappe

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Frank Leboeuf, the French soccer icon, recently joined the ESPN FC podcast. The conversation kicked off with the host highlighting Kylian Mbappe and his ‘spectacular’ brace over the Netherlands.

Leboeuf, who has experienced the triumphs of the World Cup firsthand, eloquently summarized Mbappe’s statement performance on the field. He declared: “That’s a statement that he made because – in France, a drama just started because you[Mbappe] didn’t score for four games. People were saying – ‘‘What is going wrong?’ Well, you know, he explained to the world tonight that nothing is going wrong. Everything is going back to what it is!”

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The 55-year-old soccer veteran’s words were not just about applause; they were a reaffirmation of Kylian Mbappe’s status as one of the most remarkable talents in French and world football. In France, there were whispers of concern when the PSG icon went four games without a goal. But at last night’s game, Mbappe provided a resounding answer and silenced his critics.

It was a way of saying that for Kylian Mbappe, nothing was going wrong. In fact, everything is falling back into place. His two beautiful goals reaffirm his status as a soccer marvel, reminding the world of his extraordinary talent.

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Mbappe: How the PSG star has silenced his critics with his brace

Kylian Mbappe, the sensational PSG forward, delivered a jaw-dropping performance last night. At the Euro 2024 qualifiers, the 24-year-old scored a magnificent brace against the Netherlands, leading France to a hard-fought 2-1 win and securing their spot in the upcoming finals next summer.

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The 24-year-old French forward’s exceptional skills and clinical finishing proved to be the deciding factor. He scored two brilliant goals that made all the difference in a contest against a young and competitive Netherlands team. Mbappe’s first goal came just seven minutes into the game when he expertly connected with Jonathan Clauss’ precise cross.

However, it was his second goal that truly showcased Mbappe’s unique prowess. In a display of individual brilliance, he exchanged a one-two with Adrien Rabiot. While still outside the penalty area, Kylian Mbappe smashed a perfectly curved shot that dipped beyond the reach of Netherlands’ goalkeeper Verbruggen and into the net. It was a moment of sheer brilliance that left spectators and fans in awe.

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The super Frenchman’s remarkable display in the Euro 2024 qualifiers has firmly silenced any doubts and criticisms that may have arisen during his previous goal drought. It serves as a powerful reminder of his extraordinary talent and unwavering commitment to the game. What do you think? Will Neymar’s former teammate be able to propel his nation to the Euro Cup? Drop your thoughts in the comments below!

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