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Mbappe dismisses ‘useless’ World Cup taunts by Argentina goalkeeper Martinez | Football news


PARIS: Striker of the French national team Kylian Mbappe defeated the Argentina goalkeeper Emiliano Martinezthe following taunts World Cup finally, saying that he doesn’t “waste energy on such useless things” as he waits for her return. Paris Saint-Germain teammate Lionel Messi.
Mbappe became the second player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final as he put his country back into the game with a brace late in the second half and a penalty in extra time, but still not enough as Argentina won in the penalty shootout.
During Argentina’s jubilant hometown festival, a group of fans burned the lid of a makeshift coffin decorated with a crucifix and a picture of Mbappe. Martinez clutches a toy child with Mbappe’s face during the open-top bus parade through the capital on December 23.
“Celebrations, they’re not my problem. I don’t waste my energy on such useless things,” Mbappe told reporters after converting an extra-timed penalty into a penalty. . PSG 2-1 win over Strasbourg in their first Ligue 1 match after the World Cup final.
“It’s important for me to give the best for my club and we are looking forward to Leo (Messi) coming back to keep scoring and winning games.”
Leaders PSG are currently eight points ahead of second-placed Lens, who visit Nice on Thursday.
When asked about Argentina’s World Cup-winning captain Messi, who will return to the Paris club after the new year, Mbappe said he congratulated him after the final.
“That was his lifelong goal, mine too, but I failed, so you have to always be a good athlete,” he said.
aston villa coach Unai Emery said on Friday that he would speak to Martinez about the goalkeeper’s attitude during World Cup celebrations when he returns to the Midlands club.

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