Kylian Mbappe, the star of the French national team, said, “If I do not win the World Cup, I hope that an African team will win it … like the Moroccan national team,” which was the statement that was made during a television interview with the Ivorian “NCI Sports” network.
During his visit to Ivory Coast, Kylian Mbappe gave a television interview in which he expressed his attachment to his Cameroonian origins, saying that he loves Africa and hopes that a team like Morocco will win the World Cup.
The player in the “Rooster” team praised the Moroccan national team’s achievement during the Qatar World Cup 2022, pointing out that it demonstrated its strength and showed that it was a “conqueror of the greats,” before adding, “Morocco’s national team has outperformed strong teams… Their participation was amazing and distinctive… Fortunately for us, we were able to beat him.”
Kylian Mbappe called on the African teams to follow the example of the Moroccan national team and raise the ceiling of ambitions, expressing his gratitude for what the “Atlas Lions” accomplished during the Qatar World Cup.
Also, the star of the French national team touched on his friendship with “Achraf Hakimi”, describing him as a friend and colleague, whom he wishes to win the World Cup with the Moroccan national team, who said he is able to do so due to the global level that he demonstrated as he defeated the senior round.