It does not matter in which club Mbappé will be in 2024, the leaders are now warned: he will participate in the Paris Olympics.
While the PSG player did not have the opportunity to participate this year, he explained, in L’Equipe this Friday, October 29, that he did not yet intend to be absent for the next edition.
If the footballer from Bondy is so categorical it is because for him the Olympics are sacred: “It was by watching the London Olympics in 2012 that I realized the importance of this global competition. Games are THE benchmark for sport, The absolute Grail that all sportsmen and women in the world want to compete in and experience at least once in their life, “he explained to the sports newspaper.
The number 10 of the France team also explains that what his comrade Neymar experienced around the Olympics (Neymar was defeated in the final in 2012 and won it 4 years later at home in Brazil) has it a lot. inspired: “That’s when I said to myself, I want to be part of it too” he confides. “__I want to experience the Paris Games. It’s a strong, inner feeling, as if I was destined to participate in this huge celebration in my city, in my country, a hundred years after the last competition in France”.
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This year the French team present at the Olympics had been eliminated from the group stage. There is no doubt that with Mbappé the ambitions of the team led by Sylvain Ripoll would be revised upwards.