“It’s not just me, it’s the whole group that wanted this”

The 23-year-old world champion returned this Thursday to the latest advances in image rights with the Blues, after the victory over Austria (2-0).

Mbappé 1, FFF 0. This is more or less how the sequence we have just experienced and the blockades on image rights in the France team were interpreted. A topic that the PSG and Blues striker brought up several months ago. A priori, Noël Le Graët was not prepared to review the convention that unites the “3F” and the players before the World Cup. Finally, he bowed to her will. Kylian Mbappé, the latter having threatened to boycott the commercial operations scheduled for the beginning of the week. Indeed, the federation has published a press release to explain that this file will be dealt with “in the shortest possible time” Y “KM” participated in this Tuesday’s session with the rest of his little comrades from the French team. “I’m happy, but it’s not me, it’s the whole team that wanted this.said the Paris Saint-Germain striker on Thursday, after the victory of the Blues over Austria (2-0).

And to continue, debunking in passing the idea that his celebration imitating a camera after his goal on Thursday is linked to this episode and the shooting on Tuesday: “Afterwards, I don’t mind being in front of the stage, even if it means being criticized if it’s beneficial to my peers. Being criticized will not change the way I play or live. If it can help the band, I’m used to being the center of attention. But the whole band loved him and the whole band is happy because things are changing.“.

Other pending cases

In addition, several selection executives participated in Monday’s meeting with President Le Graët and Didier Deschamps, the latter having mentioned his role as mediator. “As a coach, I am there for the players and the institution to find common ground.he said at a press conference. “In March, I said that there were discussions. As a group, we want to assert the individual image rights of each player.explained Raphaël Varane, captain for this last rally before the World Cup in the absence of Hugo Lloris, injured. It’s a simple and legitimate request, an update to avoid future bugs. The discussions have progressed well. I hope this is resolved as soon as possible. We don’t want to waste energy on that, we want to focus on the pitch.That’s one less file to contaminate the life of the group. Knowing that there are still many more and that the World Cup is going to happen very quickly, it is not a luxury…

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