Mbappe confirmed to not participate in Paris Olympics “Real Madrid’s position is firm”

He revealed it directly at a press conference “As a fan, I hope France does well.”

Kylian Mbappe

French soccer star Kylian Mbappe (Real Madrid) directly announced that he will not participate in the Paris Olympics held in his country.

According to sports media The Athletic, Mbappe said at a press conference held at the Düsseldorf Arena in Germany on the 16th (local time), a day before the 2024 European Football Championship (Euro 2024) match against Austria, “My team’s position is very firm. (Olympic) “I don’t think I will be able to participate in the game,” he said.

He added, “I think we should hope for the best for the French (Olympic) national team. I will watch every game from the perspective of a fan,” and added, “I hope they win the gold medal at home.” 스포츠 토토사이트

Olympic men’s soccer begins on the 24th of next month, 10 days after Euro 2024 ends.

The schedule overlaps with the pre-season tour of Real Madrid (Spain), the new team of Mbappe, who left Paris Saint-Germain (PSG, France).

Real Madrid will play friendly matches in the United States against AC Milan (Italy) on the 31st of next month, FC Barcelona (Spain) on August 3rd, and Chelsea (England) on the 6th.

The Olympics is a competition in which clubs are not required to select players according to FIFA regulations.

Thierry Henry, the coach of the French Olympic team, also did not include Mbappe’s name when he announced the preliminary list of 25 players for the competition earlier this month.

At the time, Coach Henry said at a press conference regarding the selection of Mbappe, “Real Madrid responded very directly to the Olympics. This is the first time I have been rejected so much since middle school. There was not even room for negotiation.”

Mbappe, who cannot participate in the Olympics held in his country, focuses on Euro 2024.

France, captained by Mbappe, is considered a strong candidate to win Euro 2024.

France, tied in Group D of the group stage, will face Austria at 4 a.m. on the 18th, the Netherlands at 4 a.m. on the 22nd, and Poland at 1 a.m. on the 26th, Korean time. 성인웹툰

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