SportsMbappe urges caution in pre-election message amid Euro 2024 fight

Mbappe urges caution in pre‑election message amid Euro 2024 fight

In the photo: Kylian Mbappe
In the photo: Kylian Mbappe
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5 July 2024 13:54

Kylian Mbappe continues to voice his opinions regarding the parliamentary elections in France. At his latest press conference, he addressed the topic once more, even joking about the right wing, which he does not support.

Euro 2024 is entering its decisive phase, with only eight teams competing in the quarter-finals for glory. The progression will intensify the battle for the top positions.

France is among the nations with a chance of success at the European Championship. However, the world runners-up have not been particularly impressive, facing a challenging match against Portugal.

France’s fans certainly had high hopes for Kylian Mbappe. He is currently making headlines mainly due to his statements regarding the parliamentary elections. He has cautioned against voting for the far-right National Rally, which nonetheless won the first round of voting.

With the second round of elections set for Sunday, 7 July, Mbappe has again urged voters to choose the right side, referring to the current situation as almost disastrous.

During Thursday's press conference, Mbappe also mocked the far right. He seized the moment when he couldn't find the L'Equipe journalist who wanted to ask him a question.

- I am on your left, far left - Mbappe heard.
- Luckily, you are not on the other side - replied the star of the French national team, before bursting into laughter.
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