“Mbappé is not enough”: the reaction of the French press after losing in the final against Argentina

The French team lost to Argentina in the definition of penalties of the grand final of the World Cup Qatar 2022 after drawing 3-3 during the 120 minutes of effective time. Subsequently, various media in this European country were surprised by the result. However, they highlighted the high level that both teams showed in this match and the good performance of the attacker of the blues kylian mbappe who scored all three goals for his team.

L’Equipe He placed in his headline that “Mbappé is not enough”. However, minutes later, he changed his cover and wrote “fatal tears” along with a photo of the PSG attacker covering his face.

“Argentina became champion in the final, perhaps the most beautiful in history, by beating France in a penalty shootout (3-3, 4-2 on penalties). Lionel Messi, author of two goals, gave the third star to the Albiceleste”, added said medium.

For his part, Figaro He put: “After a legendary final, Argentina dethrones France with a heroic Mbappé.” while the middle 20 Minutes He described the match as one of the best in history. “France – Argentina: the Blues give up the title to the Albiceleste after an anthology match,” he published.

After the match, FIFA chose Lionel Messi as the best soccer player World Cup Qatar 2022. For his part, kylian mbappe he took the tournament’s top scorer trophy for having scored eight goals.

In addition, Enzo Fernández was awarded as the best young player, while ‘Dibu’ Martínez as the most outstanding goalkeeper in the World Cup.