France, Mbappé: “We are hungry. We come to Germany to make history and for the trophy”

Kylian Mbappestriker and captain of the French national team, as well as world champion in 2018, recently caused an earthquake in the balance of the football world with his transfer from PSG to real Madrid from free agents. But at the moment, with the European Championships just around the corner, the 25-year-old champion intends to take full advantage Euro2024.

“We come to Germany to make history. This is our job. We are ready, hungry for success and we know what we have to do. We can do something good for our country if we bring home the trophy. We will have to overcome stage after stage. First we have to have a good group stage, then we’ll see,” she began in the interview granted to Sports Bild.

The group is against Austria, Holland and Poland. France is considered the big favorites of the tournament. Rightly so?
“We have a very strong team, everyone knows it.”

In Germany with such humility, but for what reason?
“We lost the last World Cup final (2022 on penalties against Argentina, ed.). The European Championship is a very difficult competition, both tactically and in terms of intensity of the game. All the teams know each other practically inside out. This It makes it very difficult. We’ve also experienced this in 2021.”

France was eliminated in the round of 16 against Switzerland. You are now leading the team as captain in a tournament for the first time. How proud are you?
“It’s a dream to be able to represent France. And it is a great honor for me to lead the team as captain.”