Kylian Mbappe was a boy who fought for a championship cup made of plastic.

France and Argentina are scheduled to play the final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar at 0:00 am (Korean time) on the 19th at Lusail Stadium in Aldayen, Qatar. 

France puts their hopes on Kylian Mbappe’s toes. France’s Karim Benzema was injured ahead of this tournament, and the burden was concentrated on Mbappe. But Mbappe was Mbappe. He opened the scoring against Australia in the first leg and scored multiple goals against Denmark to advance the team to the round of 16. He also shone on the round of 16 stage. Mbappe also scored five goals against Poland.

He was silent in the quarterfinals and semifinals. Although Mbappe didn’t score, his impact on the game was very high. He created opportunities by steadily digging into the space behind his opponents, and created threatening scenes. As he scored one goal in the final at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, attention is already focused on how he will perform in this final.

Ahead of the match, Britain’s ‘The Sun’ said on the 18th, “In the past, Mbappe decorated posters of Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Neymar on his bedroom wall. And winning his school tournament was a matter of life and death.” reported the content of the interview.

Mbappe’s first competition during her school days was a soccer competition held at school. Mbappe said in an interview with the US’ The Players Tribune, “Me and my friends didn’t want to be footballers. We didn’t expect or plan. . This was our World Cup,” he recalled a soccer tournament during his school days.

“We played with a 1.75-pound plastic trophy. We treated it as if it were life or death. The funny thing is, 스포츠토토 there was a rule that every team had to mix boys and girls. All the girls competed. “I told a girl that if she won, I would buy her a new coloring book.”

Soccer competitions as a child made Mbappe know the fun of soccer. Afterwards, Mbappe, who grew up dreaming of becoming a soccer player, also lifted the championship cup at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “There are times when something feels like a dream. It was like that at the World Cup in Russia. When I waited in the tunnel before the first game against Australia, I just looked at Ousmane Dembele and laughed. When I heard the national anthem, I felt like crying,” he recalled.

Mbappe, who lifted the plastic toy championship cup, now challenges the World Cup trophy. Attention is focusing on whether he will be able to lift the World Cup trophy for the second time in a row following the last tournament.