Kylian Mbappé is the new captain of the French national team

21/03/23 12:51 by Fabien Borne

Didier Deschamps has decided in favor of Kylian Mbappé to occupy the role of captain of the French national team following the international retirement of Hugo Lloris.

As an evidence. Patron of Les Bleus on the field and top scorer of the last World Cup, with a memorable hat trick in the final against Argentina, Kylian Mbappé is the new captain of the French national team. The information was revealed Monday evening by the daily L'Equipe, before being confirmed by the entire French press.

Monday afternoon, in a press conference, Didier Deschamps said he had not yet decided. He did it a few hours later after discussing it with the two candidates for the captain's armband: Kylian Mbappé and Antoine Griezmann.

It is therefore on the star and vice-captain of PSG that Didier Deschamps made his choice. From the top of his 24 years and his 36 goals in 66 selections, Kylian Mbappé officially becomes the new boss of the French team. A status that he will unveil Friday against the Netherlands, in a high-level match launching the qualifying campaign for Euro 2024.