He became the tragic figure of the evening, took responsibility, failed – and became beyond cherished: (News: All About EM)
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“I’m sorry for the penalty. I wanted to help the team, but I failed,” said France star Kylian Mbappe, apologizing after missing a penalty in the drama in the round of 16 of the unforgettable European Championship against Switzerland. “The grief after our end is great, we were unable to achieve our goal,” the 22-year-old wrote. Instagram After passing 4-5 on penalties. (Reading game in the tape)
Mbappe added that it is now difficult to sleep, “but unfortunately something like this happens in this sport that I love so much.” (Service: EM table)
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The Paris Saint-Germain striker took charge in the thrilling match against Switzerland, which finished 3:3 after 120 minutes, and scored the tenth penalty kick.
Mbappe fails in penalty shootout – France exit
However, Mbappe was the only player to fail on penalties against Swiss goalkeeper Jan Sommer. “I know your fans are sad, but I want to thank you for your support and for always believing in us,” Mbappe told his nearly 53 million followers.
Now the most important thing is to come back stronger in the next few years, wrote Mbappe, who failed to score in all four matches of the World Champions League: “Congratulations and good luck to Switzerland.” (EM: All EM 2021 schedules)
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Even in the match, the striker, otherwise in the service of PSG, missed great opportunities that he would usually change in his sleep. The last penalty kick in a penalty shootout should finally find its way into the goal, but Summer, previously not known exactly as the penalty shooter, saved the ball, which was kicked halfway and out of place, superb.
Boateng and Pele give Mbappe condolences
Former German player Jerome Boateng, who is leaving Bayern Munich, offered his condolences and wrote on Twitter: “Cheer up Kylian Mbappe! These things happen to greats.” (News: All about the German Football Association)
Brazilian football icon Pele also sent encouraging words. ‘Tomorrow is the first day of a new journey,’ the 80-year-old wrote on Twitter.
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