Kylian Mbappé broke his nose in France’s debut, will he miss the rest of the Euro Cup?

Kylian Mbappé broke his nose in France’s debut, will he miss the rest of the Euro Cup?
Kylian Mbappé broke his nose in France’s debut, will he miss the rest of the Euro Cup?

06:14 PM

The French striker Kylian Mbappé could not finish the match between France national team and Austria, valid for the first date of Group C of the Euro 2024in which the French team won 1-0.

The young captain of the French team (25 years old) had to be replaced by the experienced Olivier Giroud at minute 90 of the match after suffering a hard blow to the nose during an attacking play.

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Mbappé was treated by French medical personnel. However, they were unable to stop the blood that was coming out of him. A few minutes after the match ended, the French Football Federation confirmed that The Real Madrid forward had suffered a broken nose.

As reported by the Argentine journalist Juan Pablo Vasrky, on his X account (formerly Twitter), Mbappé will have to undergo surgery for the injury he suffered. However, it is speculated that The surgery would be performed after France’s participation in the tournament ends.

Meanwhile, Kylian would wear a protective mask in the remaining matches of the French team in the group stage of the Euro. The next matches of the French national team in the European tournament will be against the Netherlands on Friday, June 21 (2:00 pm Colombian time) and on Tuesday the 25th against Poland (11:00 am in our country).

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Mbappé, who was not good in the definition in the first French presentation, is the great figure of the team led by Didier Deschamps. He hopes to contribute to his country’s national team winning the third European Championship in its history.

The winning goal for the French against the Austrians was an own goal by the central defender Maximilian Wöber, who plays for Borrusia Mönchengladbach of the German Bundesliga, at minute 38 of the match.

To the attack of France, which was dominant throughout the match (he shot 14 times into the goal defended by goalkeeper Patrick Pentz), lacked effectiveness. Of all the options he created, only three represented real danger and one ended in a goal.

 
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