Kylian Mbappé decided to break his silence at a press conference after three weeks of uninterrupted silence to focus solely on winning the World Cup. The striker, who shone with a double and an assist in the victory against Poland, acknowledged in the press room at Al Thumama Stadium that his silence had nothing to do with journalists and that, furthermore, he assumes the entire fine that The Federation had to pay for his mandatory public non-appearances when he was designated MVP of the match.
“I wanted to express myself in public. I know there were quite a few questions about why she didn’t speak. For all the journalists who are there, it was nothing personal against them or anything against the people. It’s just that I still have that need to focus on the tournament and when I want to focus on something, I have to do it 100% and not waste energy on other things. That’s why I didn’t want to attend to the media. I recently found out that the Federation was going to have a fine. I promise to pay it personallythe Federation should not pay for a decision that is personal,” he said at a press conference.
The crack of psgHe further added that the World Cup is an obsession for him: “Of course this World Cup is an obsession, it is the competition of my dreams, I have the opportunity to play it, I have built my season based on this competition physically and mentally. I wanted to arrive prepared and so far it’s going well, but we’re still far from the goal we’ve set for ourselves and that I’ve set for myself, which is to win”.