“I am against the extremes”, Kylian Mbappé in flip takes a stand | EUROtoday

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“Ohe says that we should not mix politics and football, I agree when it is trifles, but not in this situation”, justified Kylian Mbappé, star striker of the Blues, at a press convention, Sunday 16 June, on the eve of the French workforce's entry into the European match.

“I am against extremes, against ideas that divide,” mentioned Kylian Mbappé, who added: “I want to be proud to wear this jersey, and not to represent a country that does not correspond to my values . »

The captain of the Blues also called on young people to vote in the legislative elections: “I think we are in a crucial moment for the history of our country. The Euro is very important, but above all we are citizens. The extremes are at the gates of power and we have the opportunity to change that. I know that many young people say to themselves that one vote will not change anything, on the contrary, every voice counts. »

A committed French team

His position follows that of his teammate Marcus Thuram who, the day before, was the first to openly call for blocking the National Rally. “We must fight so that the RN does not pass,” he mentioned at a press convention. Kylian Mbappé thus assured that he “siding with Marcus Thuram”, Sunday June 16. READ ALSO Emmanuel Macron and the fantasy of the glaciationIf a number of gamers from the French workforce have known as to go to the polls, Kylian Mbappé and Marcus Thuram are the primary to have clearly positioned themselves towards the RN. The captain of the workforce, nonetheless, clarified: “As a workforce, we thought of doing one thing to attempt to shield this competitors with out being detached to the state of affairs. We thought so much about what standing to offer. It can also be to guard the youngest. It's not simple to return right here and categorical your self. Nobody provides a rattling on the workforce. Some are extra comfy than others. I believe we're going to do one thing very quickly. »