After the 2022 World Cup, team captain Hugo Lloris parted ways with the French national team. According to L’Equipe, coach Deschamps considered between Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann to wear the captain’s armband. After speaking with team members on the first day of the international matches in March 2023, the 54-year-old coach decided to entrust the responsibility to Mbappe.
erms of tenure with the French national team, Kylian Mbappe doesn’t have the experience of his attacking partners Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud. However, the 24-year-old forward has played an extremely important role for Les Bleus over the past 5 years.
At just 24 years old, Mbappe has scored 36 goals in 66 appearances for the French national team. This striker has also won two individual accolades in the World Cup, namely the Best Young Player award in 2018 and the Golden Boot (top scorer) in 2022.