French star Antoine Griezmann, an Atlético Madrid player, has been hit hard after his country’s goalkeeper Hugo Lloris retired from international football following the 2022 World Cup.
And the American sports network ESPN reported that the retirement of French captain Hugo Lloris has left Roosters coach Didier Deschamps in a real dilemma due to confusion with the new national team captain.
But Didier Deschamps settled the armband issue and confirmed that Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe will receive the armband for France at the expense of Antoine Griezmann.
And he added to the report of the American network ESPN, saying that Deschamps spoke with Mbappe on Monday at the training camp of the French national team, and also had a long conversation with Antoine Griezmann, who was another candidate for the role. before confirming your decision to the rest of the team.
The announcement that Mbappe has been awarded the armband of his country’s national team will be officially announced for the first time next Thursday, the report said.
Mbappe will begin wearing the French team headband on Friday against the Netherlands in the first round of qualifying for Euro 2024.