Argentina: 'Mbappé is a crack' the goalkeeper turns around towards the player of the French team

modified: 2023-02-12 13:29:02

The Argentina goalkeeper has opened up about his defiant celebrations following his country's World Cup victory.

  Argentina: 'Mbappé is a crack' the goalkeeper turns around towards the player of the'Équipe de France

Emiliano Martinez, le gardie de but de l'Argentine, talk a lot about him since the World Cup final. Hero of the Argentine people, he became the symbol of the defeat of the Blues at Lusail stadium. The Albiceleste goalkeeper took pleasure in provoke the Habs . But he seems above all to be obsessed with Kylian Mbappé, with questionable gestures and remarks, and even a doll bearing the image of the Frenchman. In order to ease tensions, this wanted to give his version of the facts . Explanations.

Argentina goalkeeper thinks Mbappé is 'a crack'

Emiliano Martinez is a face that the French will no longer be able to forget after the last World Cup. The result against Argentina was still quite hard to digest (3-3, 4-2 on the tables).

He is known for his eccentric dance on the ground . But he is also known to be a madman during the awards ceremony.

But the footballer does not stop multiplying the attacks against Kylian Mbappé . France Football magazine noted the Argentina goalkeeper's obsession with the Paris Saint-Germain striker.

Mais Emiliano Martinez a confié qu'il had to see it as a compliment t. According to him, if many people talk so much about the Frenchman, it is simply because he is one of the best footballers in the world .

“What is happening in the locker room should have stayed there, it should not have come out, he defends himself first. When France won against us in 2018, I remember there were songs about Messi (in a song to the glory of N'Golo Kanté, editor's note). It's the same, if a team wins against Brazil, they will necessarily make chants including Neymar. I have absolutely nothing personal against Mbappé. If we sing about him or Neymar, it's precisely because they're cracks,' he said.

Emiliano Martinez has apologized

Two months after Argentina's victory, Emiliano Martinez wanted to talk about the famous doll of Mbappé that he brandished.

“In fact, people were sending dolls to us along the way. At one point, one of them falls at my feet with Mbappé's face, I picked it up and it made me laugh, I showed it for two seconds and I threw it again, that's all,” he said.

According to him, the footballer seems to have a lot of respect for Killian Mbappe.

'How can I make fun of him? He gave me four goals (a hat-trick in regulation time and a penalty during the penalty shootout, editor's note). Four goals in the final. He must think that I'm his doll,' he said of Argentina's victory on December 18, 2022.

The Albiceleste goalkeeper admitted that he even went to Kylian Mbappé for him to express admiration .

“After the final, I told him that it was a pleasure to play against him and that he had almost won this match on his own, remembers the man with 26 selections […] I had confirmation that he had immense talent. When Messi stops, I'm sure Kylian will win many Ballon d'Ors. »

That said, the 30-year-old said he had nothing against France and its inhabitants.

'I didn't intend to hurt anyone. Throughout my career, I have evolved with French people and I have never had the slightest problem. You can ask Giroud what kind of person I am. I really like the French culture and mentality,” he says.

His own way of to apologise .

The Argentinian player would like to play at PSG

During this interview, Emiliano Martinez multiplied his praise for Paris Saint-Germain . According to him, it is an excellent club which has contributed to the rise in competence of Lionel Messi, his teammate and Kylian Mbappe , a soccer genius .

The fame and place he holds right now is the result of hard training . But he also said he would like to join the ranks of PSG players.

“I considered several times to come and play in L1, being younger. PSG is a big club with great players. Who wouldn't love to play it? he says.

He wants to play with two great soccer players whom he greatly esteems.

“Two cracks! The kind of teammates any player dreams of having. »

Source : Tf1info